Our team delivers comprehensive, personalised healthcare under one roof to help you achieve YOUR OPTIMAL and take your health to the next level. This expert allied health team includes Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Myotherapy, and we also offer Group Physio classes (nee Clinical Pilates). Our OHL community is made up by our team AND our clients, and both are supported by passionate admin and leadership teams.
THE OPTIMAL HEALTH LAB
5/20 Arthur St
Eltham, VIC 3095
Mon 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Tues 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Wed 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Thur 8:00AM – 8:00PM
Fri 7:00AM – 5:00PM
There are many advantages of incorporating bike riding into your exercise regime. Physiotherapists recognise its therapeutic impact on joint health, emphasising range of motion and lubrication of the lower limb joints through low-impact motion. Bike riding is also a strength-building activity that engages major muscle groups and contributes to cardiovascular fitness. Additionally, the social and mental well-being aspects of cycling are highlighted, underscoring its role as a versatile and strategic tool in the physiotherapist's toolkit for a holistic approach to well-being.
“When can I throw again?” is one of the most common questions asked by any overhead athlete post a shoulder injury or surgery. The answer to this question is multifaceted, as it depends on the timeframe from the injury, certain subjective and objective measures, as well as the athlete’s willingness. However, the simple answer is when the athlete is fully ready, and not before. This blog will highlight the prerequisites and the process of progressive return to bowling for cricketers after they’ve injured their shoulder.
This blog delves into the progressive evolution of pain comprehension in physiotherapy, challenging the oversimplified link between physical injury and pain intensity. Pain science introduces a dynamic communication system influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors, emphasizing a holistic approach. The biopsychosocial model guides effective pain management, emphasizing education, self-management, and targeted exercises to empower individuals and promote a sustainable, patient-centric recovery.