Physiotherapist, Ozlem Dalkic, explains to us some things that we do everyday that could hurt out posture and back. She tells us how we can take little steps to improve our life. Watch the video here
Tradies National Health Month (TNHM) aims to raise awareness of the risks posed to those who work in trade occupations – how it not only affects the individual, but also their families, employers, the health system and the economy.
One of our favourite topics here at Sydney SportsMed & Ergoworks is posture. This month we’ll discuss sleeping postures for neck and back pain.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) had previously rated coffee as “possibly carcinogenic” but changed its mind. It says its latest review found “no conclusive evidence for a carcinogenic effect” of coffee drinking and pointed to some
Researchers have backed the popular belief that working less could be better for your brain. New research from the University of Melbourne has found working part-time for about 25 to 30 hours a week had a positive impact on
Physiotherapists are fortunate to utilise many treatment techniques which can be an integral part of any patients rehab journey. “Integrated Dry Needling is a technique of needling that focuses on anomalies in the tissue to elicit palpable and observable
There have been some negative reports of Standing Desks in the media recently. A study released by the International Journal of Epidemiology claims that they have found sitting for long periods is not associated with an increased mortality risk
The physios at Ergoworks have been testing out TrackActive for over a year and have received excellent feedback from patients. This is software that allows the physio to create and send customised exercise programs to patients via PDF or
How often do you spend looking at your phone, tablet or laptop? Studies suggest we look at our phone between 110 and 150 times a day, or around 2-4hrs per day, and those times are excluding tablet and laptop
Your back and neck pain may be coming from the simplest of places – your bag! It’s not just women who are suffering from pain as the result of lugging around a heavy back, either. With the increase of