Many people worry that exercising with osteoarthritis could harm your joints and cause more pain. These beliefs rely on ancient outdated non-medical models of osteoarthritis and have simply been passed down and carried on from the pseudoscientific beliefs of the 1700’s.
Sport and exercise are great ways of getting involved in the community and being active, but what about when they do us harm? We’ve all had these injuries before and its true all physical activities carry some risk of injury.
Pool based exercise, also known as hydrotherapy, provides many health and fitness benefits to your exercise program. The weightless environment of water takes the load off your joints facilitating pain free movement and giving you the chance to improve strength and flexibility.
Reformer Pilates is often considered at worst yoga for women or at best recovery and rehabilitation for injured sportsmen. However, more and more weight trainers and elite athletes are turning to this system to increase their core strength, muscle power and mobility.
Did you know that you can work with our team of experienced Exercise Physiologists in a number of locations around Brisbane to get your health and fitness back on track, or manage a chronic health condition?