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Back To Work Back Pains Still Got You Down? Let’s Solve That

Back To Work Back Pains Still Got You Down? Let’s Solve That

Returning to work after time off can be rough on your back, especially if you already struggle with pain. But you don’t have to suffer in silence or let it derail your return to work. This guide will give you pro tips to ease back into your routine and keep your back pain under control so you can focus on work, not aches.

Massage Therapy for Improved Sleep and Stress Reduction

Massage Therapy for Improved Sleep and Stress Reduction

In today's fast-paced world, it's no secret that many of us struggle with stress and sleep issues. The demands of work, family, and daily life can leave us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. But what if there was a natural, holistic solution to help alleviate both stress and sleep problems?

New Year, New You: Start 2024 by Treating Your Body

New Year, New You: Start 2024 by Treating Your Body

As we usher in another year, it's the perfect time to reflect on our well-being and set new intentions for our health. If you're looking to make positive changes in 2024, consider focusing on self-care and investing in your physical and mental health

Physiotherapy Techniques for Treating Sports Injuries

Have you ever wondered how professional athletes heal from injuries so effectively and get back to peak performance? As an athlete, your body is your instrument, and an injury can feel like a wrench in the works. But don't worry, there are physiotherapists who specialise in sports injuries that can get you back on your feet

The Benefits of Pilates for Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention

Pilates, once a training method reserved for dancers and elite athletes, has exploded in popularity among people of all ages and fitness levels. While many are attracted to the graceful movements and strength-building exercises, fewer are aware of its remarkable benefits for rehabilitation and injury prevention. With its focus on core strength, balance, and flexibility, Pilates has proven to be a game-changer in the world of physical wellness and rehabilitation. At BodyViva, we offer a range of pilates classes in Springwood.

Foam Roller 101: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Have you heard about foam rollers but aren't sure where to start? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Foam rolling is a simple self-massage technique that can help loosen tight muscles, relieve soreness, and improve flexibility. In just a few minutes a day, you can start to unlock your body's potential and feel less pain and tension.

Common Sports Injuries In Australia & What to Do

Want to know what some of the most common sports injuries in Australia are? Sprains - Strains - Fractures - Tendon tears, ruptures & tendonitis - Knee injury - Shin/foot pain - Dislocations. Learn more about these conditions and how to manage them once they happen.

Why Everyone Needs a Pair of Archie’s Thongs

Did you know thongs are really bad for your feet? Don’t worry, there’s still hope. Archies Thongs are the perfect solution for passionate thong wearers who want the best support available. Read now and protect your feet.

Is Your Neck Weak?

We’ve helped many people over the years with all sorts of neck problems. Read on to learn the three common causes we see.

The Most Important Spikey Ball Techniques For Runners

For anyone who loves running, or for whom running forms an important part of their exercise program, injuries can be extremely frustrating to say the least. Check out these helpful Spikey Ball techniques for runners.

Where Is My Back Pain Coming From?

If you’re suffering from sudden or ongoing back pain, the team of professional physical therapists at BodyViva are sure to have a solution for you.

What Does A Chiropractor Do?

Relieving crook backs and soothing sore shoulders is all in a day's work for a Chiropractor, but the profession is much more complicated than just ‘cracking necks’. If you’ve ever wondered ‘what exactly does a chiropractor do?’ this article is for you.  

Common Causes Of Neck Pain

Many of us have or will experience neck pain at some point in our lives. In our latest blog, we dive into the common causes of neck pain, and how you can avoid it.

Healthy Christmas Food Swaps

There are many healthy Christmas food swaps available that actually taste delicious. This Christmas, indulge your taste buds with these healthy alternatives to traditional Christmas foods.

The Most Important Stretches for Golfers

Common injuries for golfers can include back pain, shoulder injuries, elbow and wrist overuse conditions, hip and knee strains, as well as neck pain and stiffness. Here is a list of video demonstrations of the most important stretches for golfers

The Best Walks Near Springwood

Best walking tracks near Springwood and Logan. From rolling hills to cool wetlands - Be inspired to try a new location for your next walk.

Body-Hack To Decrease Stress

One of the most simple and effective things you can do to instantly lower your stress level is to take a deep breath.

How to Maintain Mobility as You Get Older

From moving well and often with resistance training, aqua aerobics and pilates, there are plenty of things you can do to stay active for plenty of years to come. Read on to find out more.

Local Activities to Help you Stay Active

In Springwood and the surrounding suburbs, there are so many great activities to help people of all ages stay active, so when it comes to staying fit, we don’t have to venture far. At BodyViva, we like to highlight the services our community has to offer, and we’ve even attended some of these classes ourselves. Read our top local activities for staying fit and see if you feel like giving any of them a go:

60 Second Sitting Exercise Routine You can do at Your Desk

Working at a computer or a desk can take its toll on your neck and back due to the prolonged static postures that are involved.While the best advice for this is to take regular breaks and to get up and move around to ease this stress on your body, we find that it can be hard for people to follow this advice, simply because we all just get so busy with our desk and computer work!

5 Steps to Optimal Breathing

In this article, we educate you on deep breathing exercises and how exactly you should be doing them in order to correct any suboptimal breathing pattern you might currently have.

Ways to Keep Moving in Winter Without the Gym

Setting up your home workspace may seem as simple as opening your laptop and making sure you have an outlet close by for your charger, but in actual fact, there’s a lot to be considered to ensure you reduce body stress and don’t cause any long term damage to your muscles and joints. Read on to learn more!

How to Best Set up Your Home Workspace

Setting up your home workspace may seem as simple as opening your laptop and making sure you have an outlet close by for your charger, but in actual fact, there’s a lot to be considered to ensure you reduce body stress and don’t cause any long term damage to your muscles and joints. Read on to learn more!

What are the Benefits of Clinical Pilates run by a Physio?

Clinical Pilates is a form of exercise which focuses on the rehabilitation and optimisation of the body, mind and soul. Below are just some of the main benefits of attending a Clinical Pilates class which is instructed by a qualified physiotherapist:

Why choose a multidisciplinary health clinic?

We are committed to making your body feel better, freeing you from pain and restriction, at BodyViva we have built our multidisciplinary clinic around this, providing services to achieve this goal. Read more about the benefits of a multidisciplinary health clinic!

What is Kinesiology?

At BodyViva, we have recently started offering Kinesiology treatment. In our latest article, we have explained what Kinesiology is all about!

Meals to Kick off your New Year’s Resolution

Many of us use this time of year to start fresh with our diets. Eating healthier can be tricky if you are not equipped with great recipes to keep you on track. Check out our list of healthy meals to kick off your New Year’s resolution.

How to maintain healthy bones at any age

BodyViva is committed to helping our patients life healthy, happy lives free from pain and restriction. That’s why we’ve put together this list of easy tips you can put into practice today to keep your bones in tip-top shape at any age.

5 techniques to ease chronic heel pain

Heel pain - it’s common and frustrating. And, chances are you or someone you know has experienced it. But what can you do to fix it? In this blog, we’ll take a look at what’s causing heel pain and five easy techniques you can use to help ease the pain.

What are the different types of massage?

Confused by the many different types of massage on offer in Springwood and surrounding Brisbane suburbs? We’ve outlined a few of the most popular massage therapies!

Common Knee Pain Issues for Woodridge Residents

Knee pain can affect everyone; from the very young to the elderly. But you don’t have to just ‘live with it.’ Treatment for common knee issues is available for residents of Woodridge and surrounds.

The Benefits of having Private Health Insurance

Emergency medical procedures are covered by Medicare, but many other treatments such as physiotherapy, chiropractic and podiatry are not. This is where private health insurance can be a real benefit.

Common foot issues for Rochedale residents

Living in Rochedale and surrounds is perfect for active families, but being active can also cause all kinds of foot issues. Read on to find out what common foot issues affect Rochedale residents and why you need to see a podiatrist.

Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylalgia; Medial Epicondylitis)

Are you experiencing pain or tenderness on the inside of your elbow? You may have an injury called Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylalgia; Medial Epicondylitis). Read on to find out more about this injury and how BodyViva can help you live life free of pain.

Hip (Trochanteric) Bursitis

Do you experience pain on the outside of your hip? Do you feel aching when you get up from a low seated position? Or perhaps standing for long periods of time causes hip pain to flare. If these symptoms sound familiar, you could be suffering from Hip (Trochanteric) Bursitis.

Hip Osteoarthritis

Are you experiencing pain at the front of your thigh, in the groin or around your general hip area? If yes, you could be experiencing Hip Osteoarthritis.

Adjust Springwood is now BodyViva

Looking for Adjust Springwood? You’ve come to the right place! Adjust Springwood has undergone an exciting new rebrand, and is now BodyViva!

Tips for Maintaining Good Posture

We all appreciate good posture when we see it, but how often do we put it into practice ourselves? BodyViva shares some tips to help combat bad posture.

Cutting Out The Middleman

In Australia, you can see a private physio without the need for a referral. Physiotherapists are classed as first contact practitioners, which means...