COVID-19 and Active One We recognise and understand now maybe a stressful time for many people. We are carefully monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and are taking extra precautions to continue to make Active One Health Clinics a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone. The wellbeing of our clients and colleagues is always our top priority. As such, we want to assure you: We are keeping up to date with Department of Health Information for
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Dianna Daly – My story to date.. Almost a year ago I had an accident [fall from my horse] leaving me broken and lost..  I had a helicopter ride to the Alfred being in ICU for a week then transferred to the Austin spinal hospital for 3 weeks then to Talbot rehab.. My beautiful happy little world as I knew it was gone just like that. I had fractured ribs, broken back, and spinal cord
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Deadlift – what is the verdict? The deadlift is one of the most beneficial and functional exercises that should be incorporated in most exercise programs. But the deadlift has always suffered a poor reputation for causing lower back injuries which scares most people off attempting them. However research on the topic often reports the exact opposite saying deadlifts can improve our lower back health. Deadlifts are fantastic for improving strength in the posterior chain, including;
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What is Occupational Therapy? Got an Occupational Therapy assessment coming up and not sure what to expect? Or maybe you always wanted to know how OT’s can help you and your family? In a 2019 Australian study, researchers found that only 10% of participants could provide a good or advanced description of occupational therapy (Rahja & Laver, 2019). That’s a bit of a problem! We get it, Occupational Therapy can sound quite confusing, as we work
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Client of the Month – Lyn Meagher Lyn joined Active One in 2011 after being referred by her GP for osteoporosis.  She has been attending 2-3 times per week and her OP has stabilised.  Lyn is enthusiastic in class and knows the importance of weight baring exercise for her bone health.  Lyn sets an enviable pace on the treadmill and she enjoys challenging herself with weights always trying to improve. This all has great impact on her
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