The Positive Effects of Pilates on Chronic Lower Back

Pilates can be a safe and effective way to manage chronic lower back pain. But don’t just take my word for it – give Pilates a try for yourself! With regular practice, you can strengthen your core muscles, improve flexibility, and reduce pain, all while having fun and getting in a good workout. Read more to find out!

Chiropractor Position

Looking for a Chiro role where you can actually make a lasting difference to your clients lives? If you answered yes, then we might just be looking for you to join our team.
Right now, our Clinic is expanding and we are looking for a chiropractor to provide high quality care to our community to get them back to living a fulfilled life. In our space this means you assess, treat and rehabilitate all areas of the body. Your schedule will be filled with 30-45 minute sessions with every patient so you can provide amazing results to each person! How good does that sound?!

Returning to Deadlifting After Injuring Your Lower Back

Deadlifting is a great way to build strength and muscle mass in the lower body, but it can also be risky if proper form is not used. Unfortunately, lower back injuries are not uncommon when performing deadlifts. If you’ve recently injured your lower back during a deadlift at the gym, don’t worry. With the right approach, you can return to deadlifting and enjoy its benefits once again.

How Sitting Affects Your Lower Back Pain

Sitting exerts significant pressure on your spine compared to standing or moving. When you sit, your spine bears the weight of your body, burdening the discs and surrounding structures. Read me to find out more!

Ankle sprain got you down? Let’s Run Again!

So, you’ve been hit with an ankle sprain and you’re itching to get back to running. We all know how frustrating it can be to sit on the sidelines while others are out there crushing their goals. But don’t worry, with the right approach and a bit of patience, you’ll be back on track in no time. Read more to get some top tips on your return to running

Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Invigorate Health and Performance is looking for more than just a Women’s Health Physiotherapist. We are looking for the next member of our core team who wants to grow with our business. 

Our purpose is to constantly evolve the level of care provided in our clinics and produce a positive impact on both patients and practitioners. At Invigorate, you are not just a number. Neither are our patients. We want you to achieve the best results both professionally and personally, while helping your clients tick off their goals. 

Is the booty band really worth it?

Squatting is a great way to build lower body strength and improve your overall fitness. But did you know that using a resistance band during a squat could potentially be detrimental to the internal rotation of your hip or even lead to femoral acetabular impingement (FAI)? Keep reading to find out more

Pain holding you back?

It’s no secret that rehabilitation exercises can be a real pain in the…well, you know. But fear not, because there are techniques that can help reduce our pain sensitivity and make it easier to perform these exercises.

The Effect of Turmeric on Inflammation, Joint Pain and Arthritis

Turmeric contains a powerful compound called curcumin, which is responsible for its many health benefits. Curcumin has been extensively researched and has been found to have potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These properties make it an effective remedy for a variety of health conditions, including joint pain and arthritis. Keep reading to find out more

“Its my Sciatica playing up again”

Sciatica is a symptom of an underlying condition that affects the sciatic nerve. When something compresses or irritates the nerve, it can cause pain, tingling, and numbness that radiates down your leg. It’s kind of like a lightning bolt of pain that shoots through your butt and down your leg, and it’s not pleasant.

Now, here’s the thing about sciatica – it’s not actually a diagnosis of a condition. Rather, it’s a symptom of something else going on in your body. We hear it all too often when a patient says they have “sciatica” but really that isn’t the root of the problem.

No more neck pains, Just gains: How to tackle facet pain

Facet mediated pain through the cervical spine is a common condition that can cause significant pain and discomfort. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to managing the condition and preventing further complications. If you are experiencing neck pain or discomfort, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional to determine the cause and develop an appropriate treatment plan.

The Dynamic Duo: How Cardio and Strength Training Can Transform Your Body and Mind

Strength and cardio training are both essential forms of exercise that offer a wide range of health and fitness benefits. Regular participation in both types of training can improve muscle strength, endurance, and size, improve bone density and strength, improve cardiovascular fitness, and have a positive impact on mental health.

Big toe? What’s the big deal?

That’s right, we’re talking about the big toe – the often forgotten and neglected digit of our feet. But trust me, this tiny little guy plays a big role in our overall body mechanics and can have serious implications if neglected.

The Bursitis Boogie: How to Shake off Shoulder Pain

Subacromial bursitis is a common injury that can be caused by repetitive overhead motions, age, obesity, and certain medical conditions. But with proper treatment, rehabilitation and activity, you will be back to your normal routine in no time.

Thoracic Spine Mobility – Why is it important?

The mobility of the thoracic spine is crucial for maintaining good posture, reducing pain and stiffness, and preventing injuries. By incorporating exercises and activities that focus on improving thoracic spine mobility, you can experience significant benefits that will improve your quality of life.

The Sprainful Truth: A Look at ATFL Ankle Injuries

It’s one of the most common injuries out there, and if you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you or someone you know has experienced the pain and frustration that comes with it. But don’t worry, I’m here to give you the lowdown on everything you need to know about ATFL ankle sprains.

Jumper’s knee stopping you in your tracks?

Patella tendinopathy is a knee condition caused by overuse or repetitive stress. It can be treated through a three-phase rehabilitation process and has a generally positive prognosis. Make sure you keep reading to find out how.

Stress Incontinence and CrossFit

Leaking while lifting? What about running, jumping or skipping? Although it may be common incontinence is certainly not normal and things can be done to help!

Shin Splints Impacting Your Running?

Shin splints are one of the most common running injuries, reported to make up to 12-18 per cent of all running injuries. Make sure you read this article to get some crucial information on how to relieve your pain.

Frozen Shoulder – Why does it occur and are you at risk? 

Have you been suffering with shoulder stiffness? Severe shoulder pain associated with lack of motion? Has this pain been present for months/years? If you’ve nodded your way through these questions, you could be suffering from a condition called Frozen shoulder. Since it’s such a complex diagnosis, I’m going to split this into a series of […]

Working From Home Killing Your Back? Here are our top tips

Almost twice as many employed Australians worked from home one or more times for per week in April 2022 when compared to March 2020. Unfortunately, what we see in clinic isn’t quite so positive. Here is our quick checklist to make sure you are looking after yourself at home.

Could Your Shoulder Pain Be Caused by Your Neck?

Have you been experiencing pain in your shoulder? Well, you might be assuming that it is because of an issue with your shoulder. Makes sense right?

But did you know that in many cases, the real problem can be coming from your neck?

Dehydration and Back Pain

Invigorate Health and Performance, Dehydration and back pain

We all know drinking water is vital for our general wellbeing, but did you know it is important for our spinal health?

Struggling With Your Snatch? Here’s Why…

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Struggling with your snatch? When was the last time you overhead squatted? Read more to find out how important an overhead squatting technique is to smashing your next snatch PB.

Discs Don’t Slip

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Discs don’t slip. In fact, it’s impossible for your disc to slip. Why, then, do people say it so often? Find out here!

Mallet Finger

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For all those rugby or basketball players out there you may have heard of mallet finger…or had your fair share of it! Read on to find out what we do about it.

Back Pain – When To Scan?

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A question I often get asked in the clinic is “should I get a scan for my back”? The simple answer – maybe.

Mobility vs. Flexibility

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To kick things off, let’s get one thing straight – flexibility and mobility are NOT the same thing…. Keep reading to find out more

Vexatious Vertigo

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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, otherwise known as BPPV- you might be thinking “woah, what on earth is that?!” Keep reading to find out more

Can Diet Have an Impact on Chronic Pain?

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It is understood that the foods you eat (and those you don’t) impact how well your body fights pain and inflammation. Keep reading to find out more about its role in pain

Suck Off Sciatica

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Sciatica. Most of you have probably heard of it, but what really is it? Find out here.

ACL Rehab and Physio

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Rehabilitation for ACL repair is crucial post-surgery to improve the recovery process, prevent the risk of re-rupture and to increase range and strength of the affected knee.

Tennis Elbow

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In today’s blog William talks you through everything tennis elbow. Pain , education and recovery. This is a must read if you have elbow pain.

Remedial Massage Therapist.

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Are you a motivated, enthusiastic remedial massage therapist who wants to achieve the best patient outcomes alongside a team of physiotherapists? Then this could be your dream role.

Jumpers Knee

Invigorate Health and Performance, Patella tendon injuries

Patellar tendinopathy also knows as jumpers’ knee is an overuse injury that presents as pain at the front of the patella.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

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Are you a physiotherapist looking to work with a team who supports your personal and professional growth? This could be your dream role. Do you have a passion for helping people, skilled with interpersonal relationships and a lightning fast learner. You are the person we are looking for.

Heel pain stopping you?

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Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition of the heel of the foot. In plantar fasciitis, the plantar facia becomes irritated and ultimately thickens.


Invigorate Health and Performance, What is syndesmosis

Syndesmosis injuries, account for approximately 11% of all ankle injuries, with a higher occurrence in sporting activities

Mummy Tummy? We can help.

Invigorate Health and Performance, Diastasis

A common misconception of this condition is that the two sides of the six-pack pull apart and actually separate. This however, is a myth.

My Achilles Heel

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Tendon rupture occurs when sudden forces are exerted upon the Achilles tendon during strenuous physical activities

Structural Muscle Injuries

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Muscle injuries occur when the amount of forced being applied exceeds its ability to withstand the force.

Can Physio Help my OA?

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2.2 million Australians currently live with OA, with numbers expected to skyrocket to 3.1 million by 2030.

Pain in the bum?

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Pain on the outside of your leg or lying on your side? You might have something called bursitis

Hip Arthritis Mistakes

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Avoid these four mistakes and you can more effectively manage your hip osteoarthritis.