What is Exercise Physiology?

Michael Ferma, one of our exercise physiologists, explores what you can see an Exercise Physiologist for and what to expect.

Exercise Physiologists use their vast knowledge in movement and exercise to assist with client injuries, chronic conditions or ongoing strengthening. Exercise Physiologists utilise evidence based practice to prescribe the most appropriate exercise based treatments for our clients. Each client is treated as an individual and is prescribed tailored exercise specifically for them.

The Role of a Podiatrist in Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes is a systemic disease that affects many different parts of the body, and therefore may requires several different practitioners to treat or manage. People with diabetes experience foot complications due to the damage that diabetes causes to the nerves in the feet, blood circulation, and infection. Due to these adverse effects having diabetes increases the risk of developing foot ulcers and amputations.

James, our podiatrist, explores the importance of foot health, foot checks and a podiatrist in diabetes treatment and management.

The Role of an Exercise Physiologist in Diabetes Treatment

If you do have diabetes, exercise is an amazing way for you to manage your disease. An Exercise Physiologist can be an extremely useful resource when it comes to incorporating exercise into your lifestyle.Using their immense knowledge in movement and exercise, an exercise physiologist to assist clients with various issues or complaints, and also work closely with clients suffering from a chronic condition.

What is Podiatry?

James Molony, our podiatrist, explores what you can see a podiatrist for and what your treatment or consultation may involve.

Contrary to what some believe, you can see a podiatrist for more than foot-related issues. By utilising a biopsychosocial approach to lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle and foot), a podiatrist aims to deliver the latest in evidence-based treatment and provide the highest level of care for their clients.

What is Osteopathy?

Shane Bruce, our Osteopath, explores the history and underlying principles of Osteopathy and what they mean for the practice today.

Contrary to what some believe, it is not simply a profession that involves only cracking joints and rubbing sore muscles, but a profession that allows many different approaches and methods to be used as required with the ultimate purpose of working together with the individual to achieve their health goals.

When should I break up with my health practitioner?

Alannah, one of our physiotherapists here at The Biomechanics, talks us through when you should consider breaking up with your health practitioner. She explores why it's so crucial for you to be in charge of your recovery and treatment, and that it's absolutely okay for you to decide a certain practitioner just isn't right for you. 

Do you need a spinal check?

Many Health clinics are pushing a promotion of "FREE SPINE CHECKS". However, if you don't have back pain this might cause more of an issue than its cost is worth - research has shown it may even increase your likelihood to experience back pain. So, we thought we'd put together a little list of facts you should know about your back so you can be better informed in regards to preventing back pain;

Blog Series: The ups and downs of weight loss

Even fitness and health professionals have battles with their health. Weight loss and metabolic health isn't always easy. Karina explores her battle with PCOS, weight loss and body image in this open blog series about finding health and feeling great. Join Karina on the start of her adventure back to better health and fitness and learn the keys to goal setting and achieving the health you deserve.

It's The Biomechanics 1st Birthday!

It's been a whole year in our Footscray home and it's time to find out all the goss on your Biomechanic. Thanks to all of our clients who have allowed us to help them with their fitness and rehab whilst creating a fun little community. Enjoy!