Brain Training

The theory of brain plasticity is relatively simple: the brain is actually flexible and has a learning capacity at any age. It can be repaired after injury. It can stave off the effects of age-associated cognitive decline. Brain function can be manipulated and...

Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? You may have heard of a recently popular approach to bring more focus and calmness into our busy lives. This approach, called mindfulness, is promoted by many health and educatory bodies. With all the things around us, all demanding our attention,...

Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affects 17% of males and 20% of females in NSW and in a significant proportion of these people, it will impact their daily lives. Major advances have been made in our understanding of pain in the last 40 years. It is now widely accepted that pain is a...

The Grumbling Shoulder

Get the Balance Right The importance of the scapula and rotator cuff muscles in shoulder movement Chronic shoulder problems often occur because of an imbalance of shoulder muscle activity caused by incorrect exercising and poor posture. Effective coordinated movement...

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Developmental Milestones in Infants This is the term used to describe the sequence of motor skills acquisition in each child as they learn to move their body against gravity. This is a very general reference and there is a wide age range within each milestone which is...