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Vertigo and BPPV

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV for short) is the most common form of vertigo related to the inner ear. BPPV results in intense but brief episodes of dizziness. It can be a debilitating and frustrating condition. The culprit of symptoms are tiny crystals of calcium carbonate within the inner ear canals. […]

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The Low FODMAP Diet

Our Dietitian Sophie Hofto has completed specialist training in the low FODMAP diet with Monash University. She will help to guide you through the process, working to  improve your health and quality of life. Find out more about the FODMAP diet, and why help from a Dietitian can be vital to your success.

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Massage Therapy – 3 reasons to book an appointment!

Considering a session with a massage therapist? Let us help convince you… It feels good! Human touch releases endorphins, the ‘feel-good’ neuro-transmittors that promote wellbeing. Massage therapy can stress relief (cortisol reduction) and relaxation, which is especially important in our busy modern lives. It can also reduce stress hormones (adrenalin, cortisol, norepinephrine). This will leave […]

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Exercise Spotlight: Yoga

Looking to try something out of your comfort zone in 2019? Yoga is a fantastic physical activity to incorporate in our busy lives. It involves the practice of various poses or ‘asanas’. These vary greatly in difficulty and intensity, making yoga perfect for a broad range of physical abilities. Modern yoga is a blending of Western […]

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Headaches and Migraines

A pain in the head… Do you suffer from recurrent headaches or migraines? You’re not alone, as more than 6 million Australians can empathise as headache and migraine sufferers. 60% of people with tension-type headaches have a reduced capacity for work, social interactions and activities. A migraine is a distressing, disabling and often stigmatised neurological disorder. […]

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Foot Health Week

Foot Health Week 2018 15 – 21 October Pods get you… moving, pain free, and living a fuller life! Given that your feet house a quarter of all the bones in your body, a podiatrist is best placed to get you moving, active or pain-free. Foot Health Week is promoted by the Australian Podiatry Association, […]

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New Town Women’s Health Services

Women’s Health Did you know, we offer Women’s Health physiotherapy services in New Town? Caring for your pelvic floor Do you: accidentally leak urine when you exercise, play sport, laugh, cough or sneeze? rush to the toilet but not make it there in time? constantly need to go to the toilet? have difficulty emptying your […]

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Injury Review: Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears Rotator cuff tears are something that our Physiotherapists commonly treat at Leap Health. This blog post aims to give you an overview of this condition and answers to questions we are often asked.  What is the rotator cuff? A group of four muscles that originate from the scapula and attach into the […]

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