Lifecare Claremont

2019 Hawaiian Ride for Youth - Jacinta Wandel

2019 Hawaiian Ride for Youth - Jacinta Wandel

The ‘Hawaiian Ride for Youth’ charity bike event is held annually in March across 4.5 days.  (The Hawaiian group is the naming rights sponsor of this event.)  This year 180 riders have registered to ride 3000km across regional Western Australia from March 26 to 29 2019 in a bid to raise critical awareness of youth mental health issues and to raise vital funds for Youth Focus to support youth at risk of anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide. 

PILATES OR EXERCISE REHAB (WHY NOT BOTH)?

PILATES OR EXERCISE REHAB (WHY NOT BOTH)?

Most physiotherapy clinics offer Pilates, however not all have trained physiotherapy staff leading patients through their programs. Pilates has been around for well over a century and the basic principle is to train the body through a variety of moments which in turn improves strength, coordination and control.

Management of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

Management of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

9% of the population have OA but this figure jumps to 60% once >55 years old1. However, with an ageing population and rising obesity rate this figure could increase. OA is the end result of excessive or abnormal loading of the joint surface. Previous joint injury can accelerate this process, but degenerative joint changes are a normal process for all of us.

Are You Suffering From Plantar Fasciitis?

Are You Suffering From Plantar Fasciitis?

You notice one day some slight niggle which went away but starts occurring more and more often with greater intensity. It’s worst when you’ve been off it for a while and go to stand up or put weight through it… this is often especially noticeable on getting out of bed in the morning, those first few steps are agonising but gradually get easier with walking… congratulations you have been admitted into the plantar fasciitis club!