Let us help you get your body back into exercise safely!

Let us help you get your body back into exercise safely! We hope you have all been keeping safe and well in these challenging times. With COVID-19 restrictions easing now in South Australia, it is a fantastic time to get your body moving again with our four fabulous Physiotherapy-supervised exercise options. Your health and safety […]

Is your body missing your Physiotherapist?

Is your body missing your Physiotherapist? Has your body been put through some big changes over the last few weeks due to COVID-19 restrictions? You may be working from home due to social distancing in an unusual workstation. Your desk setup may not be quite right- spending hours working with your computer at the wrong […]

What is Telehealth and how does it work with Physiotherapy?

What is Telehealth and how does it work with Physiotherapy? Telehealth is the distribution of health-related services (such as physiotherapy) via electronic information and telecommunication technologies – most commonly video chat. We’ve been doing telehealth consults (or what we call Virtual Physio) at Leading Edge for a while, particularly with many of our rural patients […]

Are you having trouble with your new COVID-19 related exercise routine?

Are you having trouble with your new COVID-19 related exercise routine? Have you had a sudden change in your exercise routine with exercise class and gym closures due to COVID-19? You may have given up on exercise and decided to sit on the couch, resulting in a sudden decrease in exercise load. Or you may […]

Back Pain First Aid – 3 Tips to get your Lower Back back on track

Back Pain First Aid – 3 Tips to get your Lower Back back on track Low back pain is an extremely common complaint – probably the most common we see as physios. With the latest stats suggesting that up to 70-80% of adults will suffer low back pain at some point in their lives, chances […]

Top 5 tips to warm up your body this winter…

Top 5 tips to warm up your body this winter… If you have spent time outside this winter then you know it has been very cold this year! If you are finding your body is not happy in the cold weather you are not alone. Many people with arthritic or degenerative joints find they are […]

Is your exercise program right for you?

Is your exercise program right for you? There has been a rise in a new style of so-called “functional” exercise programs at gyms. The theory of functional exercise is that the exercise mimics activities we perform in our daily routine and therefore should be beneficial. In the name of “functional exercise” some potentially dangerous exercises […]

Put A Spring In Your Step!

Leading Edge Can Put The Spring Back In Your Step! Now that the sun is shining it’s time to get moving again and undo those winter excesses! Getting back into, or starting exercise can be daunting… especially if you have an ongoing injury or pain. Starting an exercise program without getting a problem assessed can […]

Beat The Winter Belly Bulge! Our Sure-Fire Way To Get You Moving…

Beat The Winter Belly Bulge! Our Sure-Fire Way To Get You Moving… Winter has arrived! We love to warm up with wine by an open fire, drinking hot chocolates, eating those fabulous puddings and comfort food. We wear our baggy tracksuit pants, oversized jumpers and parkers. Cuddling up on the couch is far more preferable […]

How Santa Keeps Injury Free Over Christmas.. And How You Can Too!

How Santa keeps injury free over Christmas.. And how you can too! Santa often cops a lot of flak for being a little bit on the heavy side but you have to remember that elite athletes come in all shapes and sizes! Year after year Santa trains for and dominates his 24 hour Christmas Eve […]

Do You Make Time For Your Own Health & Wellbeing?

Do You Make Time For Your Own Health & Wellbeing? Our lives today are so busy it can be hard to find time to exercise, let alone “me” time. Running around after the kids, working or running a busy household can make you feel stressed out, run down and unhealthy. Leading Edge Pilates may be […]

Why Your Desk Setup Sucks!

Why your desk set-up sucks! Are you an office worker? Do you spend long periods of time sitting at the computer? Do you suffer from aches and pains in the neck, shoulders and back? If any of these are true, your desk set-up may need a fix-up! 5 Tips To Make You Feel Better At […]

5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step

5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step Is Your Core Turned On? Imagine your world with better core control. When your core muscles are working fantastic things can happen: Less back pain More spinal support Increased abdominal tone Improved posture and alignment More confidence with movement What is the best […]

The Perfect Posture – Does It Exist?

Posture Have you ever experienced lower back pain when standing up after sitting too long? Have you ever experienced neck tightness after staring at the computer screen for too long? You may also experience headaches or shoulder pain as the work day goes on. Solution: You need to MOVE. I am often asked ‘What is […]

How To Prevent Back Pain. In 5 Easy Steps…

How To Prevent Back Pain. In 5 Easy Steps… May 19-25th is Spinal Health Week. So Who Has Back Pain? Research tells us that more than 80% of us, at some point, will have significant back pain. So why do we get back pain, and what are some easy strategies to try and prevent our […]

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