At All Things Physio our wonderful clinicians are the driving force behind our service. Their desire for excellence and constant professionalism is what helps all our clients achieve such great results; whether it be recovering from injury, improving performance or maintaining a health lifestyle. Their varied experience in different settings ensures that no matter your goal for seeking physiotherapy, we've got it covered.
Lead Physiotherapist As a lifelong sports enthusiast Andreas understands the requirements of any sports' discipline and the need to have you back on the move as quickly and safely as possible. His experience dealing…
Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Lead Gemma graduated from the University of Birmingham with a Masters in Physiotherapy and began her career working for a local private practice and the Beaconsfield Rugby team.…
Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Instructor Eileen graduated from Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) and has since worked in several private practices and…
Adding variety into your exercise schedule is important for motivation and building adaptability within your tissues.
Overload due to training errors are one of the most common causes for injuries we see in clinic. We often will try to adapt our athletes programmes to have some variability whether that be strength training for #runners, aerobic work for power lifters or #Pilates for field athletes.
This gives them a chance to work in areas that will contribute positively to their overall performance but limit repetitive stresses to their tissues.
Ankle #rehab progressions following a sprained ankle.
The band attached just above the ankle joint applies a lateral force increasing the demand on the peroneal muscles. These are the primary stabilisers that try to prevent your ankle rolling underneath you.
The exercises get gradually harder as the stability decreases and we use the body to apply a further challenge to the lateral ankle complex.
Here we started with a reverse lunge providing stability with both feet through the majority of the movement.
This was then progressed to a squat with a posterior reach with the toe tap at the end providing less stability than the lunge.
The final movement is a squat with a posterolateral reach which shifts the centre of mass laterally further challenging the ankle throughout the squat.
There is no place to hide with an overhead squat. It is great as a mobility assessment under no load and a stability assessment as you add weight.
The #grayinstitute principle of #mostability focuses on the fact that you require mobility and stability for all movements, just in varying degrees. This principle can be applied to all tasks during assessment and treatment as you work out the best way to achieve a certain outcome.
When looking for improved range this always needs to be followed up with stability work to be able to successfully use and maintain the increased movement you have achieved.
Often improving control will allow your body to access more range as you become comfortable under higher loads.
When looking at mobility and stability, much like with Anatomy, you need to consider the full picture and how everything relates to one another rather than isolating one area.