Physical Activity Recommendations

Physical activity – Keeping it simple!! It has been proven in numerous studies that physical activity has incredible benefits in terms of general health and well-being. However, everybody knows that sometimes staying active can be challenging. Many things can get in...

COVID – 19 Update

We are here for you! The last 4 weeks have been a time of uncertainty and a rapid adjustment to a new way of life. We just wanted to touch base to let you know that the clinic will be remaining OPEN, as your health and rehab remains essential to us! Here is an update...
Stress Fractures in Dancers

Stress Fractures in Dancers

Stress fractures occur in up to 46% of dancers during their career (Delegete, A). Over 60% of these fractures occur during puberty. Decreased strength, proprioception, and balance control, as well as poor technique can lead to increased stress to the bones and thus...
7 of Perth’s Best Running Tracks

7 of Perth’s Best Running Tracks

Marine Parade, Cottesloe One of the most scenic coastal runs in Perth is along Marine Parade in Cottesloe. There is a 7km track, which extends from Swanbourne to Port Beach. The path is mostly flat with a few small inclines. The Swan River Bridges Run This 10km run is...
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...
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...
My experience with Scoliosis

My experience with Scoliosis

I first started seeing Ben at 14 years old when i was first diagnosed with scoliosis back in 2013 and put into a back brace as my curve was very severe. I had just started modelling at the time, so this was extremely upsetting for me as i found out i would not be able...
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...