Injuries and Injury Prevention
At Body in Balance, we treat an enormous range of injuries. We also concentrate on injury prevention for all of our clients.
Through the links below, you will find some valuable information and tips regarding injuries and injury prevention.
General Core Stability
Retraining core stability is very important when treating many areas such as:
- Low back pain
- Neck pain
- Pelvic floor
- Postural endurance
- Sporting performance
- Falls prevention
- Foot Arches
- Jaw – Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
Pelvic floor muscle training is useful for the treatment of:
- Incontinence (urge, stress, mixed bladder or bowel incontinence)
- Chronic constipation issues
- Night urinating
- Sexual dysfunction
Pre/Post Natal Related Issues
- Pelvic pain
- Back and neck pain
- Coccyx pain
- Caesarean scar pain
- Episiotomy pain
- Diastasis recti (abdominal muscle separation)
- Posture specific training regarding feeding / lifting baby
Many injuries can be prevented from adopting correct OH&S guidelines relating to office workstations. This is known as ‘Office Ergonomics’. Nearly 30% of Australia’s WorkCover claims are related to back pain.
Click here for the WorkCover NSW Guidelines to Health and Safety in the Office.
As physiotherapists, we recommend that you follow all guidelines relating to the workplace. We also recommend the book “Fit to Sit, Fit to Live” by Physiotherapist Nigel Rose. Please ask our one of our staff for more information or to source this book.