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I N V E S T in B O N E S

I N V E S T in B O N E S

Thursday, June 21, 2018 Susie Powell
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Bones cost a lot. Especially broken ones. In 2017 Osteoporosis and osteopenia affected over 4.74 million Australians. The total cost of fractures was $1.1billion last year in NSW alone. With the ageing population on the rise, costs will continue to increase (Sanders et al 2017 (https://arthritisnsw.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/OA-Summary-Key-Findings-NSW-ACT.pdf)). Osteoporosis is more common in women partly because of the rapi ..

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P R A M P O W E R

P R A M P O W E R

Thursday, March 15, 2018 Susie Powell
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Guilt free mum time? Outdoor exercise group with your baby! We first met Sarah as a client - she had stomach surgery and needed help with her rehab. Once starting, she was hooked. ‘I learnt so much from your classes (& loved the burn!) so I just kept coming.’ However, Sarah had a bigger mission – to help new Mum’s. That’s how Pram Power came about “After cancer surgery, I made a career change to become a personal tr ..

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B R A I N P A I N

B R A I N P A I N

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Susie Powell
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B R A I N P A I N ‘Ouch. My back hurts. It must be my L4/5 disc again. It started 10 years ago, but it STILL really hurts.’ A common thought many have when it comes to back pain. But, when you feel pain does it really mean there is still damage? Can you still feel a disc bulge 10years later? No. Not exactly. Chronic pain is defined as ‘pain persisting more than 3months’. Given that 80% of Australians get low back pai ..

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B A B Y induced B A C K P A I N

B A B Y induced B A C K P A I N

Thursday, February 01, 2018 Susie Powell
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How much time do you spend rubbing a child’s back over a cot? Does a bad back affect your ability to parent? Daily life can take its toll on your back – sitting too much, moving badly or waking up stiff. However, after you’ve had a baby, it adds even more load. Just ask any parent or grandparent who sat up rubbing a child’s back over the cot for an hour or two last night! Accessories for kids – cots, prams, high chairs, car  ..

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F L O P P Y

F L O P P Y

Thursday, October 12, 2017 Susie Powell
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Are you a floppy body type? The floppier you are, the more core you need. Many people with back pain try yoga. “Like any exercise, yoga is not one size fits all," Ms Bouvier says. A beginner’s guide to yoga. Written with the help of our expert founder, Anna-Louise Bouvier on the ABC last month. "I love yoga. I practise a lot of yoga. But I’ve also treated a lot of people with yoga injuries." While those who are naturally very flexib ..

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P E A C H

P E A C H

Monday, October 02, 2017 Susie Powell
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Top 3 tips to peachy glutes. Just in time for summer 🍑🔥 1. Posture - stand on two feet. By slumping on one leg you deactivate your deep glutes - minimus & medius. These form the base to then build a strong glute max. So stop slumping on your favourite leg! 2. Sit - to - stand from a chair properly. How many times a day do you do it? Do it well, and you have yourself a glute workout all day. Throughout your day. Not just in  ..

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E X E R C I S E & P A I N

E X E R C I S E & P A I N

Thursday, September 14, 2017 Susie Powell
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Our very own Melinda Luck stars on The Shaw Show podcast. Awesome work educating the world on all aspects of health! "On today’s show, we speak with Melinda Luck, a physiotherapist specialising in functional exercise and pain management. The conversation is really fascinating and useful exploration into this very complex area of medicine and human movement, examining the physical, psychological and emotional aspects." Thanks @shawre ..

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