Exercise & Movement Disorders

    Dystonia is a movement disorder characterized by involuntary muscle spasms and tremors which causes abnormal twisting of parts of the body. Dystonia affect almost any part of the body and for some people these abnormal twisting’s can be permanent while for others they can frequently change. Dystonia affects about 70’000 Australians and can result in […]

    Exercise and your Mental Health

    The physical benefits of exercise have been researched and promoted for many years, whilst the mental health benefits are not nearly publicized and discussed as much. The physical benefits you receive from exercise include, but are not limited to the following: improved fitness, increased muscle strength, reduced cholesterol, improved blood pressure, reduced blood sugar levels, […]

    Why you shouldn’t stop exercising over the holidays!

    It’s a wonderful time of year, and in between family lunches, work parties and social events, its easy to forget the importance of exercise and health over this time. Christmas is a time of celebration however Australia is faced by some serious health concerns. More than two thirds of our population are overweight or obese […]