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Supercharge your exercise regime - Chris Perkin in The West - 17.09.14

Chris Perkin, from Body Logic Physiotherapy, says there are plenty of ways to supercharge your exercise routine to ensure you are continually rewarded for your efforts with a strong and healthy body and happier mental outlook.

Supercharge your exercise regime - Chris Perkin in The West - 17.09.14

REMINDER: Preventing Injury for Teens classes at Bethesda Claremont with Nicole - Term 3, 2014.

Doing specific sporting strength exercises can help prevent injuries. Nicole Robb is offering 'Prehab for Teens' in Term 3, 2014: Tuesdays 4-5pm & Fridays 7-8am to help teach kids aged 10-18 strength, coordination, flexibility and endurance techniques to prevent injuries before they occur.

For more info please open the link attached: Prehab for Teens with Nicole Robb

Call our Bethesda clinic to book today: 9230 6310

ABC - Teenage years risky for sports injuries - Cathy Johnson - 27/06/14

Sports Injuries in Adolescents - Case Studies Lecture with Nicole Robb - Tues 30th Sep

Three case studies will be presented outlining adolescent sporting injury presentations:
* ACL injuries in adolescent females
* Low back pain in rowing
* The hypermobile adolescent in sport
The presentations will touch on issues of training loads in the growing athlete, communicating effectively with teenagers and their parents. There will be time for further questions & discussion on the considerations & challenges when treating sporting injuries in adolescents.

Presenters: Nicole Robb, APAM; Ross Clifford, Specialist Sports Physiotherapist and Robyn Hickmott, APAM.

Date: Tuesday, 30th September

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

Venue: APA WA Office, 174 Hampden Rd Nedlands.

Open the link to register or email: Olivia.Yap@physiotherapy.asn.au

Body Logic Proudly Supporting 2014 Fremantle Fun Run & Half Marathon

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Body Logic Physiotherapy is proudly supporting the West Australian Marathon Club 2014 Fremantle Fun Run being held on Sunday 14th September at 7.30am at Esplanade Reserve, Fremantle. The Fremantle Fun Run raises funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Body Logic Physiotherapy is also proudly supporting the West Australian Marathon Club 2014 Fremantle Half Marathon being held on Sunday 5th October at South Beach, South Fremantle.

Open the links for more details and registration!


Common misconceptions about back pain in sport - Tiger Woods Case Study - Prof Peter O'Sullivan BMJ Blogs - 22.08.14

Common misconceptions about back pain in sport: Tiger Woods' case brings 5 fundamental questions into sharp focus - Prof Peter O'Sullivan BMJ Blogs - 22.08.14


Professor Peter O’Sullivan on Tiger Woods’ back and ‘core strength' - BMJ talk medicine PODCAST


In this podcast Professor Peter O'Sullivan shares his thoughts on the recent media attention around Tiger Woods' obvious back pain while playing in the US PGA. He discusses what the pathology might be, why the media suggested that Mr Woods’ ‘sacrum went out’. He contends that ‘core strengthening’ may not be the panacea. The lessons apply to the management of low back pain, and other pain, in a myriad of settings.

Peter is a Specialist Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2005) and Professor at Curtin Univeristy.

Emma Sulley & Darren working with Bangarra Dance Company touring 30th July - 2nd August 2014

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Our very own Post Graduate Physiotherpist Emma Sulley & Massage Therapist Darren Tumak will be working with the Bangarra Dance Company whilst they are in Perth on tour for their show “Patyegarang” from 30th July - 2nd August at the State Theatre Centre WA.

To book tickets or for more info please open the links below.


The road to Wimbledon - Victoria Simpson in APA Sports Physio Magazine

As a traveling physiotherapist with the Women’s Tennis Association, APA Sports Physiotherapist Victoria Simpson sits front and centre a the most iconic events on the tennis circuit. Here, Victoria provides an insight into the preparation required in the lead up to the world’s oldest tennis tournament, along with a glimpse into the day-to-day operations
of the treatment team.

Read the article here


Professor Lorimer Moseley Lecture 27 Aug at Curtin University

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Ideas to practice:
Professor Lorimer Moseley and Professor Peter O’Sullivan and their respective research groups are embarking on an exciting new collaboration, emphasising the integration of clinical observation and intrigue, with scientific method and rigour. Over the top? Perhaps, but more importantly, ‘Observe, Test, Treat’.  Both Lorimer and Peter are clinicians and researchers with an international reputation for innovation and rigour.  They have decided to launch the OTT collaboration in order to combine resources, with the first seminar in a new interstate programme, called ‘Ideas into practice’.

This first seminar, by Professor Lorimer Moseley is called “The Body in Mind: Disruption of the brain’s maps of body and space in chronic pain.” Funds generated from the seminars are being used for pain research.
Here is the abstract:
The link between how our body feels, and how it actually is, is something we tend to take for granted. That is, until things start to go awry. In this talk Lorimer will describe some of the developments in our understanding of this relationship and how this relationship seems to hold, even when both our body, and what it feels like, has gone awry. He will present the concept of ‘The cortical body matrix’ as a model with which to make sense of these developments and to float the idea that we might be able to influence the relationship in all three directions – top-down, bottom-up and crossways.  For example, he will present a range of pilot study data, unpublished and as such a bit speculative, that suggest we can alter motor control by modulating brain-held maps of space; that we can change swelling by messing with vision; that we can modulate immune responses by manipulating sense of body ownership.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear Lorimer, support pain research, contribute your ideas and take something new and exciting away with you.
Registration & Payment:

A map of the university campus is attached. However, if you get lost click here: http://lostoncampus.com.au/5334


Please Welcome Michelle Du Plessis, Rosalyn Findlay & Todd Lonie to the Body Logic Team

As we sadly farewell our beloved Tim Brennan and Gemma Montefiore we welcome Michelle Du Plessis, Rosalyn Findlay and Todd Lonie to the Body Logic Physiotherapy Team!

To read about our fantastic new Physiotherapy team members click on the links above.


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