Author: Amanda Goodie, Women’s Health Physiotherapist at PhyxMe Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

Pelvic health physiotherapy is a specialised area in the physiotherapy profession that has been gaining more public attention in the last few years. And with good reason too- up to 70% of women suffer from leaking of urine when they cough, sneeze or laugh, or are unable to hold on if they are rushing to the toilet. Pelvic floor physiotherapy is also useful during and after giving birth to help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. But there are many other things that your pelvic health physiotherapist can help you with that you may not know about. Read more

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How and why did you start clinical classes at Q Pilates

I have long-term low back pain and tightness, but love working out and challenging myself. In the past I have enjoyed Pilates but had to give up regular group classes because of my back issue. My new Q Pilates program not only incorporates Pilates principles but it also addresses other areas needing strengthening (not just my lower back).

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APRIL – MAY 2019 Opinion column, by Megan Thomas

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most, live the longest. Just about every day in the PhyxMe clinic, I see people of all ages injure themselves as a result of the stress that the milestone birthday (usually over 40) can cause.

So many of my patients injure themselves in the struggle to achieve fitness goals prior to the big 40, 50 or 60 birthday celebrations. Luckily by the age of 70 they finally seem grateful to be there and stop trying to be younger than they are.

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By Simon Morris, Senior Physiotherapist

January, oh January. The Christmas bells have ceased ringing, the lights and decorations are down and the scales seem to be out of calibration and reading too high!

However, we are still buzzing from fresh New Year’s resolutions and revitalised after some downtime with family and friends. We are ready to tackle the year ahead, whether it be starting pre-season training for your winter sport, that drunken commitment to the 70.3 at a Christmas party or the New Year fitness regimen.

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By Megan Thomas, Director & Senior Physiotherapist

We are excited to announce that on Monday March 4 PhyxMe will launch a brand new specialist Pilates studio: Q Pilates.

Part of the Allsports Physiotherapy Group, Q Pilates is a leading provider of physio-based Pilates in south east Queensland and Cairns will be the first studio opened in regional Queensland.

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DECEMBER – JANUARY 2019 Opinion column, by Megan Thomas

With our world ever-changing and transitioning to one of electronic communication, I question what effect this will have on business networking events.

So often my generation, and those before us, are still invited to networking drinks, breakfasts and lunches, where we are encouraged to talk, hand out paper business cards and make contact with fellow business owners and entrepreneurs. Read more