Achilles Tendon Injuries


A chronic condition found commonly among sports people and recreational athletes is Achilles Tendinopathy. Past treatment options are often limited due to a poor understanding of its cause.  In recent years research has provided further options for treatment and that this type of injury may not involve inflammation. It is more likely caused by [...]

Achilles Tendon Injuries2020-11-01T11:49:29+10:00

International Yoga Day 2020


International Day of Yoga 21 June 2020      The United Nations International Day of Yoga celebrates the many benefits of practising yoga. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice originating in India and means to join or unite and symbolises the union of body and consciousness. Many people during COVID-19 have turned to [...]

International Yoga Day 20202020-06-19T11:55:43+10:00

Keeping the shoulder healthy


Friday 1st May 2020 Rotator cuff injury is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain and dysfunction. In fact, up to 85 per cent of shoulder problems relate to the rotator cuff. For people who experience reduced or significant loss of function this can be really debilitating and stressful. And [...]

Keeping the shoulder healthy2020-05-01T12:33:03+10:00

Top 5 Yoga Poses for Parkinson’s Disease


Saturday 11th April 2020 Parkinson’s greatly impacts the way a person moves because of dysfunction within the basal ganglia, the area within the brain affecting motor control and movement. How you move greatly impacts your quality of life and those around you. Yoga can help those with Parkinson’s. Yoga may improve functional [...]

Top 5 Yoga Poses for Parkinson’s Disease2020-04-11T09:39:29+10:00

Physiotherapy for Parkinson’s Disease


Specific, high intensity exercise is a very effective treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD).  The latest research in Physiotherapy for PD from the University of Canberra (Allyson Flynn) indicates that different types of therapy are suitable depending on the stage of PD.  At Momentum, we offer one on one assessment and treatments that are holistic, [...]

Physiotherapy for Parkinson’s Disease2020-04-09T16:43:33+10:00

World Autism Awareness Day


Thursday 2nd April 2020 In 2018, there were approximately 205,200 Australians with autism, which was a 25% increase since 2015. It is expected that these numbers have continued to increase over the past 2 years. Many individuals with autism can often have difficulties with motor skills. Motor skills are any action that [...]

World Autism Awareness Day2020-03-31T17:59:53+10:00

World Physiotherapy Day


World Physiotherapy Day Today marks World Physiotherapy Day – a celebration of the significant contribution that physiotherapists make to their communities. My passion for sport and skill development was what inspired me to become a physiotherapist. I originally trained as a school teacher and worked for several years teaching phys ed at both the primary [...]

World Physiotherapy Day2017-09-08T08:55:00+10:00