Village Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Shellharbour

Tight hips?

Do you look over at the person next to you in yoga in astonishment??? Do you cringe every time you have to get up/down off the floor???
Well this one is for you!...

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Tradies add health to your toolbox!

August marks Tradies Health Month. A month focused on tradesmen and tools to prioritise you health and safety at work. It is well documented in the literature that men are less likely to seek out the services of a health professional. So to help in bringing a voice to Mens Health, the APA and Safe Work Australia have partnered to bring you Tradies Health Month....

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Foam rolling- a few easy tips.

It might feel like you have done enough for your body by getting out and exercising, but your body needs a little bit of help to recover well and to stay injury free. Research is now showing that foam rolling helps to increase circulation so the connective tissue and muscle are getting more oxygen and water than if you just stretched....

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Pilates… Tell me more!

So lets start back when Pilates was created. It was created by Joseph Pilates, a German-born fitness guru, back in the 1920’s. Joseph created unique sequences of movements that worked the mind and muscles in harmony.

Joseph Pilates had a vision and mission to change the state of the world’s health crisis through movement, good nutrition, improved quality of sleep, spending time outdoors, and spending quality time with family and friends. This was back in the 1930’s and as most of you are aware we are still dealing with the same lifestyle and health issues today....

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Pilates is coming to Village Physio!

Over the last month, Maddie has been studying hard for her certification in Matwork Pilates. Starting in February, Maddie will be running both individual and small group classes (max 5) within the clinic. If you are keen to join, please contact the clinic to register your interest....

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Stretching for runners – Importance of a warm up and cool down.

There is a lot of controversy in stretching at the moment, with ever-changing opinions of health professionals and researchers. The benefits of stretching include building flexibility, relieving muscle tension, improving range of motion, advancing muscular coordination, reducing recovery time and aiding in injury prevention....

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