New perspective on Physio, Health & Wellness

Your Wellness Nerd

Your Wellness Nerd

New perspective on Physio, Health & Wellness

Recent Posts

Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Before we discuss Fibromyalgia, I want to start things off with a quick disclaimer. The information in this article draws from my clinical experience as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). It’s what I’ve come to understand actively trying to solve the Fibromyalgia puzzle for my patients. […]

Power Band: Supercharge Your Mobility & Banish Static Stretching Forever

Power Band: Supercharge Your Mobility & Banish Static Stretching Forever

Hopefully you have some awareness of the power band. It’s a game-changer. Not to be confused with the controversial power band bracelets, the power band (or jump stretch band) is legitimately one of the most important recent additions to the mobility landscape. Not only has this little […]

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

If you’re reading this there’s a strong chance you, or someone you know has Achilles tendonitis. And as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) I completely understand how frustrating it can be. This type of Achilles pain can be hard to shake quickly and can genuinely persist […]

How to Get Better at Fortnite: 10 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge

How to Get Better at Fortnite: 10 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge

Who’s excited for the Fortnite World Cup? Better yet, whose moved on from Season 8 and now jet-streaming around Season 9!? Well, if you’re one of the 200 million currently playing Epic Games’ brilliantly addictive online shoot-em-up, you might find yourself in a bit of […]

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Learn Why Your Back Might Be At Fault

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Learn Why Your Back Might Be At Fault

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes. It’s traditionally categorized as growing pains, despite this label often complicating a swift recovery. As a Physiotherapist actively trying to better understand and solve OSD, it seems we might […]

Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Pushups have been a staple of exercise programs for as long as there’s been exercise programs. They’re a great bodyweight exercise for upper body strength and function which is fantastic considering how simple and cost effective they are to do. Interestingly, the number of pushups […]

Wim Hof Method: 11 Incredible Benefits You Need to Experience (Part 2)

Wim Hof Method: 11 Incredible Benefits You Need to Experience (Part 2)

Hopefully you have some awareness of Wim Hof and his methods. If not, check out part one of my two-part take on the Wim Hof Method. In short, Wim has developed a technique that utilizes deep breathing, cold exposure and mental focus to gain conscious […]

The Wim Hof Method: Why It’s Crucial To Try For Yourself (Pt. 1)

The Wim Hof Method: Why It’s Crucial To Try For Yourself (Pt. 1)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few years you may have started to hear about Wim Hof and his breathing technique. If you’ve been a patient of mine or follow my work online, you’ll at least have had some exposure. In my […]

Hamstring Injury: Treat Your Back to Fix the Problem

Hamstring Injury: Treat Your Back to Fix the Problem

The hamstring injury is far too common. Despite the time and effort we devote to its prevention and treatment it’s still so frequent. In the Australian Football League (AFL) alone, new hamstring injury rates have barely shifted for the best part of six years. This […]

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Do you avoid stomach sleeping to protect your neck? It’s understandable if you do because it makes perfect sense. Lying on your stomach with your neck twisted to one side for too long can eventually make it sore. It seems a no-brainer. So this may sound strange […]