Did you know the impact that exercise can have on your brain health?

Hopefully you are already aware that exercise can have many benefits to the human body including cardiovascular fitness which decreases your risk of cardiometabolic diseases. We know exercise builds muscle strength that can make day to day function easier and in turn improves energy efficiency. However did you know that your entire nervous system is also [...]

By |2020-06-12T12:02:01+10:00June 12th, 2020|

Supporting those living with MS with MS Australia through COVID19

MS Australia kindly asked me if I could put together a short video clip of some motivational concepts for those living with MS to be working on while we are going through COVID19. Trying to focus on the positive aspects of this situation on working on brain health, fatigue management, sleep and exercise routines. Enjoy [...]

By |2020-04-09T12:35:47+10:00April 9th, 2020|

What to do during COVID-19 isolation with Multiple Sclerosis

The New Zealand National Multiple Sclerosis Society kindly asked me if I could support their members by recording a positive motivational message about how we can all be living proactively with COVID-19 isolating us at home for the next 4 weeks at least. Please watch the video below and take on the important elements that [...]

By |2020-03-26T13:59:24+11:00March 26th, 2020|

GOLD STAR AWARD – November 2019 Dual tasking CAN be improved

We would like to say a huge congratulations to Christine for proving to not only herself but for many people living with Parkinson's Disease that you CAN improve your ability to dual task. Christine has recently had her annual review and repeat of outcome measures which demonstrated over the past 4 years that we have [...]

By |2019-12-03T05:16:11+11:00December 3rd, 2019|

LIVE RECORDING – Progress in MS Research Scientific Conference 2019

I had the enormous opportunity  to present in Melbourne in November at the MS Australia Research Conference about MS Get a Head Start. The short talk recorded below covers the reasons why radical change is needed to address the inactivity levels in MS and how the MS Get a Head Start program can produce life [...]

By |2019-12-03T04:26:24+11:00December 3rd, 2019|

GOLD STAR AWARD – October 2019 Shooting Determination

Neurological rehabilitation can be a very slow and frustrating journey with many people feeling disappointment from putting in hours of rehab and hard work and not getting the results they want. However progress is always progress, no matter small it may seem. This is why it is vitally important that you set goals like Cam [...]

By |2019-12-02T08:30:48+11:00December 2nd, 2019|

GOLD STAR AWARD – September 2019 Staying committed to what you love

The September GOLD STAR award goes to the inspiration Gabby, for continuing to purse inclusion in the sport that she loves, even following an acquired spinal cord injury. We have been working with Gabby for the past two and half years, she was a mad keen netball player before transverse myelitis damaged her spinal cord [...]

By |2019-10-04T14:09:27+10:00October 4th, 2019|