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Sore Feet Holding you Back?

Foot pain is a commonly presenting problem, particularly as we transition into the warmer months. There are many different types of foot pain, but all forms ...
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Fun ways to exercise after having a baby

I am Physiotherapist and a Mum of 2 little girls aged 2½ and 13 months.  From personal experience I found it difficult to return to exerc...
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Emotional Eating

3 practical tips for starting your week right after a weekend of indulgence Another Monday has rolled around and you may be thinking its time to get back to ...
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Sexual Pain/Dyspareunia

Painful sex is common, with 20.3% of women indicating they have experienced pain during sexual intercourse according to The Australian Study of Hea...
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Urinary Tract Infections and Cranberry Juice

Does cranberry juice really make a difference?We often hear that drinking cranberry juice or taking high strength cranberry products will help support urinar...
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The Birthing Kit Foundation

You can help save mothers and babies Around 300,000 women and 2.5 million newborns die each year from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth....
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It is estimated that the number of new cases of Cancer diagnosed in Australia is set to rise to 150,000 by 2020, and 1 in 3 Australian women will be diagnose...
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The Latest - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome + Nutrition

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex hormonal disorder which can present as a combination of symptoms. These ...
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Exercise and Pain Perception in People with Headaches...

Pain can often make us stop our normal routine, but recent studies have show that exercise can be highly beneficial in reducing tension headaches and migrain...
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Help us Share the Dignity this Women's Health Week!

Happy Women's Health Week!  To celebrate women's health week, we are proud to be supporting a wonderful charity called Share the Dignity! Due to homeles...
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What is Osteoporosis?

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is decreased bone density, or weak bones. It can lead to brittle bones, which increases your chance of fractures, particul...
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Healthy Bones Week – Nutrition for Osteoporosis

Written by Emma Caldwell @emma_caldwell_nutrition   Did you know that over the age of 60, one in two women and one in three men will break a b...
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What is Tennis Elbow?

What is Tennis Elbow?Tennis elbow is the common term used for pain experienced on the outside of the elbow resulting from pathology in the wrist extensor ten...
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World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week Breastmilk is a biologically active living fluid. It contains easily digestible nutrients for health and growth and has the ability ...
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Probiotics and Health

Probiotics and Health... What exactly are Probiotics?   The word probiotics comes from the Greek language, “pro” means promoting and “bio...
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What’s the deal with Mastitis?

What’s the deal with Mastitis? Mastitis is a condition that involves the inflammation of breast tissue that may or may not stem from an infection. For many y...
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World Continence Week - Incontinence At Any Age

It’s word continence week! The aim of this week is to raise awareness and remove the stigma around incontinence. A new report on ‘Continence Health in Austr...
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Yabbering on about Yoghurt

Yabbering on about Yoghurt Yoghurt is defined as a dairy product made by fermented milk with one or more bacterial cultures. There are many different types ...
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Fitwise is going PINK!

What is Sleepbus?Sleepbus converts buses into safe, temporary overnight accommodation to get people off the street by offering an immediate, first stop, cost...
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Mindfulness & Mindful Eating

Mindfulness - we have heard the word thrown around a lot in recent times. So, what exactly is mindfulness and how can we incorporate it into our everyday liv...
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Looking After Your Pelvic Floor During Pregnancy

Libby Oldfield, our co-director and specialist physiotherapist recently met with women's health dietitian, Melanie McGrice to chat about why looking after yo...
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What is an Overactive Bladder?

Overactive BladderWhen your child always needs to go to the toilet, even if they have just been… What is an overactive bladder (OAB)? An overactive b...
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Now Stocking Archies Support Thongs!

Us Aussies love a pair of thongs, but let’s face it, they aren’t so great for our feet... That’s why we are excited to now be stocking Archies Support Thongs...
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What is Birthwise?

Childbirth is an exhilarating yet physically and emotionally challenging experience. So, as part of your labour preparation, spend a dedicated hour explorin...
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Remedial Massage available at Fitwise!

Remedial Massage now at Fitwise! How can massage support you? Are you: experiencing pain or discomfort in your bodystressed and tiredpregnant or have you rec...
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Exercise to optimise Cancer treatment outcomes

Exercise for general health and fitness has been recommended for many years. Recent high quality research has reported on the beneficial role of exercise in&...
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Fantastic Article in the Age

Did you know, incontinence affects over 5 million Australian’s and 1 in 4 Aussies are incontinent?? There is a fantastic article in The Age that shares a gr...
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STAY ACTIVE AND EXERCISE!

If you have hip or knee osteoarthritis, exercise and physical activity may not only help improve your joint pain but can also boost your overall health and q...
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Attention Men, you have a Pelvic Floor too!

Attention Men, you have a Pelvic Floor too!  Most men don’t think about their prostate, and more than half don’t even know where the prostate is! But 1...
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From one Mother to another!

A huge thank you to all who contributed to the ‘from one mum to another’ donation drive for our chosen charity, "St Kilda Mums". We are overwhelmed by the ki...
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Physio Stretch and Flow at Fitwise

The Physio Stretch and Flow Class is a 40-minute Stretch class designed for those who: Want a physio-guided class Have a current or recent injury/is...
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Sore Feet Holding you Back?

Foot pain is a commonly presenting problem, particularly ...
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Delicious Berry Smoothie!

This berry smoothie is a great way to start the day or a ...
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Fun ways to exercise after having a baby

I am Physiotherapist and a Mum of 2 little girls aged 2½ ...
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