3 reasons you should practise breathing

3 reasons you should practise breathing

Breathing. We do it every day, multiple times a day in fact… so why should we practise something that comes naturally to us? Surely we just instinctively know how to breathe, right? Well the truth is, certain events in our lives such as pregnancy & birth, injuries...
I’ve had a baby. When can I start running again?

I’ve had a baby. When can I start running again?

When I was pregnant with my first baby, I used to get so jealous whenever I would see someone running! It’s not that I was a big runner before pregnancy, but for some reason watching someone do something that I couldn’t turned me into…well, an angry 3 year old. ‘I...
Understanding and Managing Anxiety

Understanding and Managing Anxiety

*GUEST POST* This article has been written by Imogen Furner for GLOW Physio. Imogen is a Registered Psychologist based on the Gold Coast Anxiety… it is unfortunately a buzz word at the moment. Not the kind of buzz word we were hoping for I’m guessing! Anxiety...

Micro-breaks – my top tip for desk workers!

I harp on about this a lot! Especially to anyone I treat for pain aggravated by desk/computer work! #sorrynotsorry Microbreaks are tiny little breaks you take regularly throughout the day to mix up your position/posture. They can be very short (even 30seconds can be...

What is TENS and how can it help in labour?

I clearly remember a point in my first pregnancy when I looked down at my growing belly and had a sudden (and quite shocking) realisation that I was only going to get bigger and that this baby had to come out somehow! I know this sounds crazy, especially for a woman...