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Low arches, high arches – why are our foot arches an issue?

Hey, I’m Shelley from Miami Physiotherapy. Today I want to explain why we use taping to support the arch of the foot and if you hang around, I’m going to show you an arch taping (we call this low-dye taping). Our feet have an important job to do, getting us around all...

How to garden without irritating your back

Do you love gardening but find it irritates your back and leaves you struggling to stand up again afterwards? I’m Shelley from Miami Physio and I love trees and plants. Keep listening, and I’m going to explain what it is about gardening that irritates backs and what...

New Beginner Tai Chi Class: starts Monday 19th Oct

Is arthritis slowing you down? Have you lost confidence in your balance, or even fallen over lately? Tai Chi may be the perfect solution for you. Keep reading and I’ll introduce you to this simple and enjoyable way to reduce your pain and improve your physical...

It’s School Holidays! Let’s get our kids moving.

Are you home for the school holidays? With tv, games and computers, many kids are not getting their daily dose of activity. Did you know that activity levels in kids are linked to their health later in life? Active kids also perform better, improve their ability to...

Balance – why is it so important for daily function?

In today’s blog I will explain why balance is so important, and share some ways to test your balance to see whether your balance is adequate. Think about all the things that you do every day that require balance. When you get dressed – standing to put on your...

Is your tight Quadratus Lumborum (QL) causing you back pain?

This muscle sits in your lower back, attached from your 12th rib, the L1-L5 transverse processes of the vertebrae and the iliac crest. If you’ve got an increased arch in your back and get aching to your lower back, your QL might be causing some issues. When the QL on...

Could hydrotherapy help me?

Hydrotherapy is the use of specific exercises in a warm pool instructed by an aquatic physiotherapist. This provides the benefits of warmth, buoyancy and resistance. The warmth of the water helps by increasing circulation and decreasing pain. Buoyancy helps to enable...

Get rid of heel pain in 4 weeks with our treatment plan!

Most heel pain is caused by plantarfasciopathy. This is the chronic inflammation of the plantarfascia – the tendon which supports the arch in your foot. It joins into the base of your heel bone and then travels the arch of your foot to connect into the base of your...

How can physiotherapy help with headaches and migraines.

Hello everyone I’m Danny your headache therapist from Miami Physiotherapy Today we are going to talk about the ways in which physiotherapy can help with headaches and migraine. So if you have struggled with headaches and migraines, keep watching to find out how we can...

Learn how to give a 5 min relaxing lower back massage.

We’ve had lots of people ask for more massage instructional videos after seeing our upper back and shoulder how-to instructional video. So we have put together another learn-to-massage video to show you some more techniques that you can use on your family and friends...

Get back to Injury-free running with these 3 steps.

Did you know 45-50% of runners experience an injury that affects their ability to run every year. 25-30% experience greater than one injury in a given year. We’ve noticed an increase in running related injuries of late and want to talk about this today. If you’re a...

Top 4 exercises for SIJ

I am going to show you four exercises to improve your pelvic/hip muscle strength and stability to help with SIJ problems. Let’s first talk about why this is important. Local pelvic muscles support your sacroiliac joints or SI joints. You have two SI joints, one...

Osteoarthritis, Wear and Tear, Age Related Degeneration

Have the terms arthritis, Osteo arthritis, wear and tear, age related change or degeneration, been used when you’ve seen your GP, chiro or physio? These terms are all commonly used to describe osteoarthritis. It is a joint condition that typically involves the...

3 Mistakes People make with Physio

Ever started physio for an injury and then been disappointed with the results? Maybe the injury took longer than expected to heal, you struggled to reach your goal, or your injury came back to haunt you? Today I’m going to explain the 3 biggest mistakes that stop a...

What is Pilates and who will benefit from participating?

The traditional form of Pilates, developed in the 1920s by legendary physical trainer Joseph H. Pilates, is an exercise system that focuses on improving flexibility, strength and endurance without building bulk. It focuses on the abdomen, lower back and buttocks (the...

Don’t make Sciatic Pain worse. Avoid these exercises.

Let me first explain what sciatica is and why you need to be careful. Sciatica presents as a leg pain which usually feels like electric shock like sensations, tingling, pins and needles or shooting pain.  Sometimes the sciatic nerve may get compressed from some...

Learn how to self-massage with a spiky ball

Spiky balls are the perfect accessory to have close to hand when you are feeling a bit tight and knotty in your muscles and can’t get in to see your remedial massage therapist, or your physio. But firstly, how do they help? You need to understand a bit about tight...

Kids Gym and Balance Class Ideas

Hi everyone! Do you need some more ideas for how to keep your kids active whilst kids are on school holidays or home schooling? I am Shelley from Miami Physiotherapy and Lakelands Physiotherapy. Today I am going to show you a series of simple strength and balance...

Walking around barefoot can flare up PF

Are you one of the unlucky ones to have experienced plantar fasciitis recently? I’m here today to talk about how walking in bare feet can stir up plantar fasciitis. This is pain that is commonly felt in the heel or in inner side of your foot through the arch. If you...

Welcome to Kids Circuit Exercise

This is our third kids exercise ideas in our let’s get kids moving series. We’ve picked exercises that don’t need any specific equipment, so that you can do this at your house super easily! If you remember the HIIT class we did at the beginning of the week, we picked...

Pilates for Kids

Kids bored? Wondering what else you can do with them whilst they are home or isolating? Wondering how you are going to get your pilates classes in yourself with so many distractions? Here’s  a few pilates based exercises that the kids can get involved in with you...

Welcome to our first kids exercise class: HIIT for kids.

A few tips: 1. Do each exercise for 20 sec 2. Rest for 10 sec in between. The first time you try, do 1 round. If you get tired after 5 exercises then have a 30sec rest before the next set of 5. As you get better you can do up to 4 sets of each exercise and then have a...

Surgery Cancelled? Don’t Panic – this can be a good thing.

Elective surgeries have been cancelled in Australia. This means no knee replacements, no hip replacements, no knee scopes, so shoulder acromioplasties, no rotator cuff repairs and no ankle stabilisations – just to name a few of the most common elective surgeries. And,...

Learn how to give a 5 min relaxing shoulder and neck massage.

Are you feeling stressed, with tight muscles around your neck and shoulders? With our normal social lives on hold, and our normal avenues of stress relief such as gyms, going out with friends, going to clubs and outings all on hold – we are all finding it harder to...

Did you guys know that there is no right or wrong posture.

The neck forms the topmost part of the spine, which is commonly known as the cervical spine. It is a robust structure just like other joints in the body. Neck pain can be caused by many factors, eg, a specific pathology like fracture, infection or arthritis, or can be...

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COVID19
Update

We can see you in our super clean clinic, or if you are self-isolating with your pain, injury or concern during these difficult times. Physiotherapy is considered an essential medical service and by helping people with their acute injury, chronic pain and rehab, we are able to take some pressure off our doctors and hospitals. If you are self-isolating or would prefer to stay home, we can offer you our Home Visit Service, our innovative Virtual Physio Consult or Telehealth Physio Consult. We will still deliver the same quality service to help you understand your problem and reach your health goal.
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