• Back and Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

    Back and Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

    Exercise is really important in your pregnancy for both you and your growing baby. Evoker Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Caitlin Stannard talks to The Great Health Guide about exercising in pregnancy to relieve lower back or pelvic girdle pain.

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  • How elite athleticism impacts the body

    How elite athleticism impacts the body

    Adam Monteith talks to Health Times about treating Elite Athletes…

    “I wrote to the head physio (old school pen and paper) of the Bronco’s, and asked to come and spend some time.

    “They agreed, and I realised that I was on a four week job interview. Thankfully, I did well in this period and they asked me to come back and start work asap. 

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  • The unique relationship between a rehab Physio and their patient.

    The unique relationship between a rehab Physio and their patient.

    Founder of Evoker, and Senior Physiotherapist, Adam Monteith talks to Health Times.

    “The aim is to maximise the patient’s potential, and provide them with the ability to exceed their own expectations in all that they are required to do – no matter what level that they are playing the game,” says Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Adam Monteith.

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  • Running in Pregnancy

    Running in Pregnancy

    Women’s Wellness Physiotherapists at Evoker, Yvonne and Caitlin talk to ‘Hatch Athletic’ about the well-debated toping of running during pregnancy and postpartum.

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  • 5 moves to do away with those WFH aches and pains

    5 moves to do away with those WFH aches and pains

    The pandemic has completely transformed our daily routines and this has had a huge toll on all of our bodies. Luckily, physios Adam and Kylie Monteith have shared five exercises you can easily do at home to soothe any pain you might be experiencing.

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  • The Daily Telegraph: Middle-aged shred

    The Daily Telegraph: Middle-aged shred

    “There is no doubt that as we age, we injure ‘easier’ and we heal slower”. 

    Adam Monteith, Founder of Evoker, has featured in an article in the Daily Telegraph identifying the number of 40-something men signing up for gym memberships has risen by 20% in the last 6 years. Read more

  • The importance of exercise in mid-life, the associated risks or concerns one should have, & what can we do to improve the ‘exercise experience’ in mid-life?

    The importance of exercise in mid-life, the associated risks or concerns one should have, & what can we do to improve the ‘exercise experience’ in mid-life?

    Exercise is important at all stages of life, however greater emphasis on regular exercise during mid-life is critical to prevent the loss of function and ultimately independence later in life.  Mid-life exercise is important to reduce the effects of age-related changes within the body.  As we age, our bodies gradually lose strength, lean muscle mass and bone mass, in addition to an increase in fat mass.  This combination, unless intervened, will often accelerate during the mid to late life period.   One way we can combat and slow the effects of ageing is through exercise.    Read more

  • Water cycling in rehabilitation

    Water cycling in rehabilitation

    What are the main benefits?

    Water cycling is performed in a pool using a specifically designed hydro spin bike, reducing the strain on bones, joints and muscles compared to the load demanded on the body during land based exercise.   This reduction in load and strain on the body allows individuals who may not be able to complete land based exercise, an alternative pathway to complete exercise in a safer, less demanding environment. Read more

  • Dry Needling

    Dry Needling

    What’s this all about and why are you trying to stick needles in me?

    Western dry needling; what it is and why we use it.

    You may be familiar with Traditional Eastern Acupuncture, which involves age old practices of finding Meridians and channels and tapping in to flows of energy for various physical and mental ailments. Although some physios may also dabble in this use, our use of needles does not involve this approach.  So we won’t be trying to fix your asthma or your skin rash. Read more

  • To sit or to stand? That is the question

    To sit or to stand? That is the question

    Individuals in office environments may spend the majority of their day in a seated position. If you add in time spent sitting during transport to and from work, and leisure time sitting, this becomes a significant proportion of your day in a seated position.  The risks associated with prolonged sitting include a range of musculoskeletal and chronic health conditions. Read more