What is Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy?

24 February 2022
Everything You Need To Know: Laura Yammouni, Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is a unique branch of physiotherapy that supports women, men and children’s pelvic health.

Pelvic health is often challenged throughout the course of our lives.

As children, toilet training can be challenging for some, particularly around starting school or with the addition of a new family member. 

For men the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer can lead to urinary leakage and erectile dysfunction.

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Biomechanics Of Pointé: The Need For A Pointé Assessment

24 February 2022

Are you, or do you know a dancer who is about to begin the next stage of their ballet training and transition to pointé?

Has your teacher asked you to obtain a pointé assessment before getting the green light?


Beginning pointé repertoire is an exciting time in a dancers career; however, with this excitement comes an increase in risk of overuse injuries such as tendinopathies, ankle impingements and bone stress injuries.

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Free Women's Health Physiotherapy Information Sessions

10 February 2022

Updated 15 March 2022

Due to COVID isolation requirements (the presenter is a close contact), we have postponed the second session.

A new date of Saturday 2 April has been set.

The time will remain the same: 1.45pm for a 2pm start

RSVP via: reception@alphingtonsportsmed.com.au

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

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New Strength Testing Equipment at Alphington Sports Medicine Exercise + Rehabilitation

25 November 2021

We’ve recently added two new pieces of equipment to our Exercise + Rehabilitation Area – The ForceFrame and the NordBoard.

 

Our Physiotherapists can use these to test the upper and lower body strength of a patient – including hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, hamstring and neck muscle groups.

 

Both combine advanced sensors and provide real-time results and analytics for testing muscle strength and imbalance.

They can be used for:

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Jay Anderson – AFL Physiotherapists

29 October 2021

With the 2021 AFL season now complete, we chatted with one our Sport + Exercise Medicine Physiotherapists, Jay Anderson, about his involvement in the AFL and with the Essendon FC (Bombers).

 

How and when did you become involved with the AFL?

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Rescheduled - Free Women's Health Physiotherapy Information Session

02 September 2021
** UPDATE: This session (plus an additional one on 20 November) is now FULLY BOOKED. Please email us if you would like to go on the wait list for either of these dates **

 

How Strong Is Your Core?

 
FREE Women's Health Physiotherapy Information Session.

 

Have you ever wondered how strong your core is?

Are you experiencing any leaking of urine with exercise?

Are you pregnant or have you had a baby?

Would you just like some extra advice on how to feel stronger?

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Dr Gaylene McKay - Working with the Opals at the Tokyo Olympics

26 August 2021

 

Dr Gaylene McKay has been the Opals (Australian Women’s Basketball Team) Physiotherapist for 7 years and travelled with them many times for camps and tournaments. But this year she had the privilege of supporting them in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics!

 

Now that she’s back in Australia we asked her to spend some of her hotel quarantine time telling us a bit about the experience . . . .

 

How did it feel to go to the Olympics and support one of the teams representing Australia?

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Last Photos From Tokyo 2020

09 August 2021

While Dr Gaylene McKay, our Managing Director and the Lead Physiotherapist for the Opals, is now back in Australia and in quarantine, she did manage to send through a few last pics from her time at the Olympics.

 

She even rubbed shoulders with a few famous (non-basketball) faces while watching the Boomers vs USA before leaving Tokyo . . .

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More Photos from Tokyo 2020

03 August 2021

More great photos from the Olympics thanks to Alphington Sports Medicine's Managing Director & Opals Lead Physiotherapist, Dr Gaylene McKay.

 

The team had a huge win last night in Game 4 against Puerto Rico – let’s hope they can keep that momentum going when they face USA in the quarter finals tomorrow!

 

#GoOpals!

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FREE Women's Health Physiotherapy Information Session

29 July 2021

Have you ever wondered how strong your core is?

Are you experiencing any leaking of urine with exercise?

Are you pregnant or have you had a baby?

Would you just like some extra advice on how to feel stronger?

 

If you said yes to any of these, then this session is for you!

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