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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Dry needling involves the use of fine needles inserted into the skin and muscles, which induces injury and signals the brain to replace or repair with new, healthier tissue.
Evoker physiotherapist Sean Wickens favours dry needling to achieve patient goals, but even he admits it’s not for everyone.Read more
How long do you wait? How do you best prepare for this return to activity? What does the road back to running look like for you?Read more
Women’s Wellness Physiotherapists at Evoker, Yvonne and Caitlin talk to ‘Hatch Athletic’ about the well-debated toping of running during pregnancy and postpartum.Read more
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.Read more
EVOKER ADAPTING TO COVID
Principal Physiotherapist at Evoker, Adam Monteith talks to Ticker News in an interview about the real struggle of having a business in the Sydney CBD during the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more
Kylie Monteith talks to Health Times…
Kylie Monteith, Physiotherapist at Evoker, has featured in an article in the Health Times about preventing falls in older Australians. She discusses the risk factors and how falls can be prevented. Read more
“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
Adam Monteith talks to Health Times…
Adam Monteith, Founder of Evoker, has featured in an article in the Health Times about fitness in midlife having both considerable physical and mental benefits. Read more
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
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
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
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