News alert – the toilet seat may be cleaner than your mobile phone!
According to John Oxford, professor of virology at the University of London and chair of the Hygiene Council – “The average desktop has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.” Many women will hover over public toilets in fear of nasty germs and bacteria. According to research, the non-porous surface of a public […]
Are you preparing for your baby’s birth?
Are you preparing for your baby’s birth? As a pregnant woman, by now you’ve probably heard a little, hopefully a lot, about your pelvic floor muscles. If not, they are a group of muscles that keep us continent and support our pelvic organs against gravity and the mother-load. Pelvic floor […]
APA Focus Conference 2022
APA Focus Conference 2o22 Active are extremely proud of our team members who presented at the recent APA National Advisory Council meeting and the APA Business and Leadership conference, APA Focus 2022. After a two year Covid hiatus, it was great for our team to reconnect with some old friends […]
Movember 2o22 Active Rehab are proud to once again partake in Movember, with our team growing spectacular moustaches to raise awareness and much needed funds for men’s mental health. To donate to this cause, please click on the link below: https://movember.com/t/active-rehab-physio?mc=1 Or alternatively, scan the QR code: Together we […]
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is Breast Cancer awareness month. At Active we’re proud to work within a multidisciplinary team at the Mater Private Hospital, to provide holistic care for those undergoing treatment after a breast cancer diagnosis. With our unique ‘Connected Care’ approach, our physios expertly support patients throughout […]
The Mater People Awards, 2022
The Mater People Awards, 2022 The Mater People Awards were held earlier in the month and our Active Inpatient Rehabilitation Team at Springfield shared in the winning of the award for Contribution to Clinical Excellence (Team). The team was nominated based on its management of orthopaedic fractures (placed in the […]
Online Video Consultations & Telehealth – Safe, Effective and Convenient
Active Rehabilitation Physiotherapy have for many years recognised the advantages of telehealth services for our patients. We have been delivering online physiotherapy consultations since 2016. We use World Leading Telehealth Software We deliver our online video consultations via PhysiApp, a leading application, now used in over 100 countries worldwide. […]
Have you got a Mo-ment?
With the recent developments around the Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, Active Rehabilitation Physiotherapy would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that we will remain open, and that we are continuing to provide services to you, our valued clients, to help you to recover from surgery, illness, injury or to manage your health or ongoing conditions.
Acupuncture ‘vs’ Dry Needling: Pulling the pin on the myths
One question new patients frequently ask is, “Do you do acupuncture?” Straight away, the physiotherapist finds themself at the pointy end of a conversation. For the common part, physiotherapists practice ‘dry needling’, which is a sub-type of acupuncture. Both…
Active Rehab and Mater Chicks in Pink partner to provide Healthy Women’s Exercise Program for breast cancer patients
Exercise and keeping active are essential for healthy living. But do you know exactly what to do? At Active Rehab Physiotherapy, we provide tailored exercise classes for a variety of conditions, run by physiotherapists. Recently, Channel 7 featured our exercise program for women with breast cancer….