• 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

    “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?

    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

    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

    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