How can a Pelvic Health Physio help you? Part 1

What does a Pelvic Health Physio do? A Pelvic Health Physio treats the muscles in the pelvis known as the ‘pelvic floor’. This means, they treat everyone and anyone; including women, men and children.  There is so much a Pelvic Health Physio can do for your specific presentation, above and beyond just giving you ‘pelvic […]

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TENS machine hire

Looking forward to welcoming your new little one into the world soon? MamaTENS uses the latest technology in TENS to offer drug-free, more natural pain relief during labour. Make an appointment with one of our Women’s Health physios to learn how to benefit from TENS during your labour and to book your machine hire. Please […]

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Olive & Bee

Have you heard about Olive & Bee? Created by a female Physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic pain, Olive & Bee was inspired by the lack of high-quality personal lubricants available. Almost all regular lubricants contain synthetic chemicals and preservatives, that can cause irritation. Women can experience vaginal dryness and irritation from a number […]

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Shockwave Therapy

What is Shockwave Therapy? Originally used in the medical field of Urology in the 1980s for the treatment of kidney stones, Shockwave has since been found to be useful in orthopedics, physiotherapy, and sports medicine. Shockwave can be used to stimulate the body’s natural healing process, with positive effects demonstrated on bone and tendon repair […]

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Spikey Ball Benefits

These colourful spikey balls have become popular tools for home use – and with muscle tension being something most of us can admit to experiencing it is no wonder! But how do they work and what are their benefits to you? They work by stimulating the myofascia, the connective tissue that runs throughout your entire […]

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Summer Events in Bunbury

Summer in Bunbury is fantastic for taking part in local events and challenges – with categories for beginners through to elite athletes why not sign up?! Or even just come out to watch, be inspired and soak up the atmosphere! Koombana Physiotherapy is proud to be involved and sponsor several local events throughout the year. […]

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Benefits of using a Foam Roller

Do you use a Foam Roller?           There are many reasons to incorporate Foam Rolling into your self-care practice. Benefits can include: * Reduced pain and muscle soreness * Increased blood flow and oxygen to the muscle tissues, helping to speed up the natural healing process. * Improved flexibility – combined […]

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Physio 101 – Being nice to your Tendons

Being Nice to your Tendons 101 Tendinitis, Tendinopathy, Tennis Elbow, Tendon pain, or just something ending in “algia”. As physios, treating tendons can be quite challenging, as the landscape seems to keep changing with every passing year and every “latest” piece of research that gets produced.  As a patient, things can become even more difficult […]

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Archies – the only thongs recommended by your Physio

Summer is well on its way, and what better way to look after your feet than with a colourful, stylish & supportive pair of Archie thongs?! We LOVE Archies here at Koombana Physio! Why? Because they may look just like ‘normal’ thongs, but with the same support as a typical orthotic they provide comfort beyond what […]

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