OUR DOORS ARE REOPENING! As of Monday 27th April, we will be introducing reduced hours of access to the clinic.
Online video call appointments via ZOOM are still available. Instructions for installing ZOOM can be found here
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Tips for working from home

Working from home? We bet it sounded great at the start … the sleep ins, late nights, daytime naps …. by now you are probably finding everything merging into one. The lack of daily structure and self isolation could increase your risk of health problems. Follow a few simple tips to look after yourself while you work from home. 

1. Maintain a Normal Routine

Working from home doesn’t mean you are on holiday. Try and keep to your normal working day routine. Get up at the same time, get dressed for work, start your work day at the same time, take your regular breaks and try to finish work at your usual time. If you are having issues with setting up your home work station then get in contact with us. We can guide you using video calling.  

2. Exercise

Staying indoors all day is boring. Try to start your day (or lunch time or end of day) with some exercise. You can walk, run or do a home workout. You could trial our online GLA:D, pilates and exercise rehab classes. Exercise promotes wellbeing and happiness! 

Get your Free online pilates trial here.

3. Stay Connected

Self-isolating at home can feel lonely and overwhelming. Check in on your family, friends and work colleagues and stay connected using video calling. At SMP we are available online for video consults. Even though we aren’t “hands on” we can still do a lot in our online session. 

4. Get some Sleep

Working from home does not mean more time for Netflix, TV or social media. Lack of sleep and structure plays havoc with the body. Try and stick to your normal routine and get the 8 hours of sleep you deserve. Wake up feeling refreshed and ready to go. 

SMP is always here to keep you moving!

Services

South Melbourne Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

We pride ourselves on accurate and prompt diagnosis We pride ourselves on accurate and prompt diagnosis. Our physios will identify factors in your everyday life and posture that may contribute […]

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Online Physiotherapy

Introducing one-on-one physiotherapist appointments in the comfort of your own home via the video meeting program Zoom.

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Online Pilates

Improve Posture and strength in your living room! Together, we hope to stay healthy and keep moving during this strange and unprecedented time! SMP are offering daily 40 minute mat […]

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Clinical Pilates

Improve Posture and strength with Clinical Pilates South Melbourne Clinical Pilates has evolved from traditional Pilates, with the input of physiotherapists and evidence-based research, in to a rehabilitation tool for […]

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Rehabilitation Physiotherapy Classes

Our Rehab classes can help you get your groove back Do you have an injury? Or have special needs/goals that would benefit from having an experienced physio guiding you through […]

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Sports Massage

Deep tissue Sports and Remedial Massage undertaken by one of our physiotherapists. Massage consultations will begin with an assessment of tight soft tissue and other injuries of concern. During your […]

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Bike Fit

Because every cyclist is different and has different needs. Whether commuting, mountain biking, bunch riding, climbing hills, road racing or racing triathlon your position on the bike will affect not only your ability (speed, power and endurance) but also influence injury.

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Dry Needling

Dry Needling is excellent to help reduce muscular pain. Most people have heard of acupuncture but may not have heard of Dry Needling. So what is the difference? Dry needling […]

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GLA:D – Good Life with Arthritis

Best first treatment for hip and knee arthritis GLA:D®, or Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip […]

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Running Assessment

Whatever your level, running is a great form of exercise for long-term physical and mental health. Why get a running assessment? Whatever your level, running is a great form of […]

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Nutrition & Dietetics

We provide our patients with scientifically proven dietary strategies We are specialist dietitians for the management of gastrointestinal disorders, food intolerances, Type I and II Diabetes Mellitus, cardiovascular risk reduction […]

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Preventing Injury Melbourne (PIM)

Injury prevention within workplaces with OH&S compliance Injury Prevention and Health Promotion Pre-employment Assessments Ergonomic Assessments Risk Assessment Analysis Manual Handling Training Early Intervention Physiotherapy Onsite Physiotherapy

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Women’s Health

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy South MelbournePre / Post Natal Physio & Pilates The pelvic floor muscles play a significant role in offering support to the bladder, uterus and bowel. If weakened, […]

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