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11
Feb
2018

Upcoming Bobath Conference!

Written by Keegan Bow

This Sunday the 18th of February 2018, the Australian Bobath Tutors Association (ABTA) will be hosting the inaugural Bobath Conference at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne. This oversubscribed event has …

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08
Jan
2018

What the new National Stroke Guidelines 2017 may mean for you

Written by Leah Oswald, January 2018

The Australian National Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management have recently been updated. The guideline provides an overview of the best treatment currently available, to help us as clinicians provide …

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10
Apr
2017

The Power of Exercise for people living with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative condition, meaning it progressively worsens over time. It is characterised by slowed and stiff movement, shaking, and even freezing of gait. This occurs because of a lack of dopamine in …

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13
Jan
2017

Gait analysis and treatment for stroke and acquired brain injury

Written by Jason Tendler, January 2017
The vast majority of us take walking for granted. Walking is actually a complex task that involves a large amount of synergy within the human body. For all of …

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17
Dec
2016

The Power of the Hand in Neuro Rehab

The hand is a wonderful piece of human engineering, allowing us to be dexterous and functional. In rehabilitation, there is a tendency to treat the hand like a robotic tool that primarily serves to reach …

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27
Sep
2016

What I have learnt on my first weekend of Bobath tutor training

Having just spent an entire weekend in sunny Brisbane, I would like to share what I have learnt on my first Bobath Tutor training module. Being in the calibre of 1 of 6 experienced and …

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11
Sep
2016

Relearning after a brain injury, our best hope for recovery

Research continues to advocate for the plasticity of our brains, that brain structure can be altered in response to physiotherapy. This article with discuss the evolution of this idea and key principles around how the …

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17
Jul
2016

5 tips for avoiding disappointment in goal setting

It is common practice in physiotherapy when you meet a client for the first time, that we ask about their therapy goals, so we can steer the treatment plan into a particular direction. And off …

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