At Ballarat Allied Health, we love walking…and all the benefits that come from it.
There are so many interesting (and some challenging!) walks around this beautiful city of ours. In the lead up to our Plate Up Ballarat 2019 event, Walk it Off, I’ve decided to list three of my absolute favourite walks in Ballarat.
At Ballarat Allied Health we love supporting you to achieve an active and health body. Today we are talking about the health benefits you can achieve with simply walking. For such an accessible and approachable activity, walking certainly delivers some remarkable health advantages. So…why walk?
Our latest blog is discussing the presence of Congenital Muscular Torticollis in infants. Come in to Ballarat Allied Health for a consultation with our Physiotherapist, Emily Izard, if you are concerned with your child's neck positioning. You can book online or phone the clinic on 5334 1113.
This blog will re-enforce some facts and information relating to commencing pre-season. Obviously this is coming from a physiotherapists perspective and so the focus is going to be around injury. We will look at incidence of injury across the season, injury risk reduction programs and the best way to approach the coming pre-season.
More and more demands are being placed on our school children. This includes the loads they are required to carry to and from school. This blog addresses school bags for children and some tips to reduce the risk of your child developing pain related to their bag.
While social and communication impairments are considered the key criteria of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), motor impairments can also be seen as a core deficit of ASDs. In fact, studies have found individuals with ASD have significantly greater motor impairments compared to healthy control groups. This blog discusses the benefits of exercise within this population group.
No one wants to experience pain. Pain, however, alerts our brain that there may be an increased potential or actual tissue damage occurring in the tissues. This blog outlines what pain is and the ways in which it can be managed when pain continues on longer than expected.
Close to 1 in 5 women during their pregnancy will experience pain around their pelvis. This is the most common form of musculoskeletal pain seen during the prenatal period and can occasionally follow women through into the postnatal period. This blog addresses pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy and the ways in which you can manage this type of pain.
We all know of a child, whether it be within our family or within the local community that has difficulty with their motor skills. In fact, a Ballarat Council investigation has found 8.5% of Ballarat’s children are considered developmentally vulnerable in terms of physical health and wellbeing compared to the state of Victoria at 7.8%! Read on to find out what may be causing these issues.
Ankle sprains are an extremely common musculoskeletal injury, especially in the sporting population. This blog addresses what an ankle sprain is and how best to manage it in the early stages.
Ballarat Allied Health is now a registered NDIS provider. Learn in this blog how Physiotherapy through the NDIS can help you or your loved one.
Have you ever woken up with miserable back pain and no matter what you do can’t seem to settle your pain levels? Here are some useful tips on what low back pain is and how you may be able to manage it.
Some useful information for new parents regarding your baby’s head shape!
Simon and I, together with some brilliant family and professional support, have been planning the opening of Ballarat Allied Health for over two years now. We’ve dreamed and schemed, met with some of the best brains in the health and business industries and drunk lots of coffee! And now, it’s finally time to open the doors to Ballarat Allied Health.