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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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30
May
2016

6 Novel Ways to Train your Balance

Now that you are avoiding the most common balance retraining pitfalls, I would like to share with you my 6 novel ways of helping people improving their balance.

The main principle of doing this right …

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14
May
2016

The biggest mistake in balance retraining

Sometimes, doing so much is actually detrimental for our patients and I can think of one classic example being balance retraining. Too often I have seen balance retraining classes that lack specificity and clear clinical …

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