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6 Reasons “Exercising” for Chronic Pain is non-negotiable

Did you know that in Australia, 1 in 5 people have persistent pain? Chronic Pain, preferably referred to as Persistent Pain, is the experience of pain for longer than 3 months. The experience and the management is complex. Complex because sometimes the cause isn’t uniquely obvious, for example, Fibromyalgia. Usually, whatever the proposed cause, there …

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Why Your Pain Might Have Increased Lately And What To Do About It

Persistent pain is difficult to manage in general. Throw in a pandemic and even more barriers pop up. There are a few reasons why the current pandemic can lead to an increased experience of pain symptoms and flare up in people with persistent pain. There is so much uncertainty and usual lifestyles and routines have …

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😭 Chronic Pain vs Persistent Pain 😣

Chronic Pain vs Persistent Pain – What’s the Difference?   Chronic! What are your associations with the word ‘chronic?’ Imagine you were told that you have something “Chronic”. How does it make you feel? Scared? Disempowered? Stuck with something.. ..FOREVER?!Now imagine you’ve been told you have something which is “Persistent”. What’s the difference? Do you …

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Low back pain can affect your life in unexpected ways (luckily, we have some exercises to help)

For better viewing and to not disturb anybody we recommend you turn on subtitles for this video, click on settings at the bottom of the video above. For obvious reasons, low back pain is tough to deal with. But what many people don’t realize is that, beyond the hurting, low back pain also affects many …

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Creative thinking in an exercise physiology program to minimise Yellow Flags

Throughout all exercise physiology programs, whether they’re instantly recognisable or slowly identified over the course of a few sessions, Yellow Flags will impact a rehabilitation program whether you like it or not. Protection is natural After experiencing some form of trauma, the body’s natural, in-built, response mechanism is to minimise further damage and protect the body …

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The role of EP during chemotherapy and post-cancer fatigue

Meet our Brisbane based Exercise Physiologist, Kris Scaife. Kris is a lecturer at the University of Queensland where he teaches Exercise Prescription for Metabolic Conditions, Ageing and Cancer and well as being the go-to EP for the Oncologists at Greenslopes Hospital, Kris also provides his Exercise Physiology services to Specialised Health clients throughout the Brisbane …

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How to feel 40 at 76. A lesson in strength and resilience.

While this story will be most relevant for the CTP insurers out there, the Rehab Providers that are working in the CTP space and those who are working with a client who’s had an amputation, the lessons learnt in this rehab process can be wide and far reaching. Our Western Sydney Exercise Physiologist, Sebastian Cruzado, …

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