News and Updates
Get the latest news about the fields of physical therapy and health care through this blog. We, at Two Bears Physiotherapy & Health Services, will regularly post features and discussions that can help you understand more about your condition as well as what you can do to combat it. Our team is located in Elimbah, Queensland, and we serve clients in various areas.
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|Posted on 4 August, 2016 at 23:35|
What is it?
Diastisis Recti Abdominis (DRA) is the widening of the connective tissue (linea alba) between the Left and Right muscle bellies of the “6-pack muscles” (rectus abdominis). This widening is commonly worst around the navel area but can occur further up towards the ribs or down towards the pelvis.
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|Posted on 18 July, 2016 at 4:50|
“The Shoe paradox: We’ve come to believe that shoes, not barefoot, are natural and comfortable, when in fact wearing shoes simply creates the need for wearing shoes. Shoe designers are convinced our feet need to be protected against the ground, and the result is our feet are so sheltered they do become fragile” (Adam Sternbergh, The New Yorker 2008).
It is estimated that shoes (in some form) have been around for approximately 30 000 years. They can b...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 21 June, 2016 at 23:50|
Problems with the temporomandibular joints (TMJ), the jaw, are very common and are estimated to affect 33% of the population at some point within their lifetime. Unsurprisingly, the TMJs are the most used joints in the body as they are involved with breathing, eating and talking.
There are a wide range of symptoms with TMD (temporomandibular disorder) and pain or tenderness in the jaw itself is not always present. Some common symptoms include:
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|Posted on 16 June, 2016 at 22:15|
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Real Time Ultrasound (RTUS) is a machine similar to those used in obstetrics that allows this to happen. High frequency sound-waves (inaudible to us) are sent into the body from the probe and create a two-dimensional image of the underlying tissues. It is a painless and non-invasive way for both the physiotherapis...
|Posted on 11 June, 2016 at 8:05|
Pilates is an exercise form that focuses on posture, balance, control, core stability, strength, flexibility and breathing. This style of exercise was developed by Joseph Pilates in Germany in the early 20th century and has many benefits for a wide range of people including athletes, the elderly, during pregnancy and post-partum, and those wanting a great total body workout.
• Regular exercise has been shown to significantly improve...Read Full Post »