Multiple Sclerosis and Exercise – Megan Mansell AEP

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition, whereby the myelin sheath (protective covering) around the nerves is damaged, disrupting communication between the brain and the body. MS can result in numerous different symptoms including: fatigue, pain, impaired coordination, loss of strength, vision loss, and severity may also differ. Depending on the type of MS you…

Hamstring Injuries – Cameron Weber ASpSc1

Injuries to the hamstrings can be career-threating and the rehabilitation process is crucial in the process for return to play. In times past, when completing rehabilitation for hamstring injuries, pain has been a leading factor on whether an exercise able to be completed. Recently a study by Hickery et al 2019 that used pain free…

Exercising the Brain – Lauren Turner AEP

Cognition is the mental process of acquiring knowledge through the senses, thoughts and experiences. It influences our brain’s function for memory, attention, comprehension, problem solving and formulating knowledge. Exercise can be designed not only to help improve and maintain physical status but can also aid in cognitive development and maintenance. It has been widely recognised…

Stress Urinary Incontinence – Megan Mansell AEP

I was having a discussion recently with my family about pelvic floor dysfunction, in particular stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and the misconceptions surrounding this. SUI is the unintentional loss of urine during movements or activities that increase pressure inside the abdomen and push down on the bladder (ie sneezing, coughing, laughing, lifting). As I have…