Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) also commonly known as pelvic instability effects up to 50% of women during pregnancy. Thankfully, 90% of women recover from PGP within 12 months of having their baby. However, up to 10% of women can continue to have significant PGP and...
How a Bike Fit can prevent injury

How a Bike Fit can prevent injury

October 14th was National Ride2Work Day! We think cycling is a fantastic way to keep fit and help save the environment – here are some tips from our physio Katie on how to stay injury free on your bike. Overuse injuries are very common in cyclists due to factors...
Physiotherapist role in Incontinence

Physiotherapist role in Incontinence

Most women wouldn’t think of visiting a physiotherapist for help with issues such as bladder leakage, in fact many women put bladder leakage down to having children, being post menopausal or just assume that it is a normal part of ageing. Bladder leakage is a common...
Fear of falling

Fear of falling

As we get older, the occurrence of falls and injuries increases. These accidents can lead to injuries which are often very serious and can restrict elderly people in their daily lives. As more awareness of these falls is required. We will discuss “The fear of falling”...
Balance and Falls

Balance and Falls

September 9-15th is “Stay on Your Feet® week”, an initiative from the Western Australian Department of Health to inform and educate the community about how to best prevent falls. Here at Activate Physiotherapy we help many people to maintain their balance and prevent...