Can sports injuries be prevented? Part 1


Injury Prevention: The Holy Grail of Sports Medicine. Can sports injuries be prevented - The adage that prevention is better than cure is certainly relevant to sports and sporting teams. High-level sporting teams aim to keep their best player on the field or court for as long as possible and able to perform at a [...]

Can sports injuries be prevented? Part 12021-08-17T09:00:22+10:00

Everything you need to know about Meniscal knee injury


Everything you need to know about Meniscal knee injury Everything you need to know about Meniscal knee injury - Meniscal knee injuries are a common knee injury especially amongst sportspeople and can happen innocuously. Just like tennis icon Roger Federer did when he was running a bath for his children. As he turned from his [...]

Everything you need to know about Meniscal knee injury2021-08-17T09:03:35+10:00

Multiple Sclerosis- Orthosis Use for Supporting Gait


Multiple Sclerosis- Orthosis Use for Supporting Gait What is MS? Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, inflammatory neurological condition of the central nervous system (CNS) that affects more than 25000 Australians. Nerve impulses from the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve are affected due to lesions or scarring occurring in the CNS. These manifest in a [...]

Multiple Sclerosis- Orthosis Use for Supporting Gait2021-07-20T17:45:05+10:00

Scott’s Story: From Amputation to Independence


Prosthetics Technologies and Momentum Sports and Rehabilitation Team's Techniques Making a Decision: The First Step to Moving Forward Scott Layne was faced with a tough decision 6 years ago, as many amputees are. He has had his ups and downs, but considers himself lucky to have the improved prosthetics technologies, his family and Momentum Sports and Rehabilitation's [...]

Scott’s Story: From Amputation to Independence2021-07-06T15:36:03+10:00

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

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 Disease2021-03-04T07:02:27+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 Disease2022-01-31T08:10:29+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