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Parkinson’s……Why Wait?

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which means a disorder that develops due to loss of brain cells over time. It specifically affects cells in the Basal ganglia which is the part of the brain that modulates movement. Traditionally, medication is the most common form of treatment for those with Parkinson’s Disease, however there is [...]

By |2019-05-30T18:07:42+10:00May 30th, 2019|

GOLD STAR AWARD – May 2019 – The importance of standing

This is our first Gold Star award!! The Gold Star award is our opportunity to acknowledge the amazing achievements and inspirational lives that our clients lead. Our first award goes to the fabulous Lee! Lee has been working with us since 2016, he has been an inspiration for the start. Lee broke his spine [...]

By |2019-05-06T15:34:34+10:00May 6th, 2019|

Exercise is Medicine Presentation – Watch the full recording

I had the pleasure of being invited as a guest speaker at the Parkinson's Australian Capital Territory Seminar in November and it was very kindly (and professionally) recorded. So as Christmas present to all, here is the full length recording of the talk provided. It covers the reasons why exercise is non negotiable for individuals [...]

By |2018-12-17T06:49:31+10:00December 17th, 2018|

Receiving Neurological Rehab via Telehealth returned me to sport

Here is a great client story about the impact of receiving neurological rehab via telehealth, which people still ask "does it actually work". James let's us know about his story and his return to maximising his life once more. My name is James Taylor, I’m a high-school teacher. I live in Ceduna (Australia) and I [...]

By |2018-02-23T13:43:44+10:00October 6th, 2017|

My Opinion on driving Neuroplasticity

I was recently interviewed to give my opinions on driving neuroplascitiy in neurological rehabiliation for Physiotherapy New Zealand's monthly newsletter. Here is what I had to say in full, and a copy of the article that went to print is attached at the bottom of this post; How do you optimise skill development with your [...]

By |2018-02-23T13:43:44+10:00September 22nd, 2017|

Review of keynote presentation at Auckland MS Research Day

I was extremely grateful for the invitation by the Auckland Multiple Sclerosis society to present as a key note speaker at their annual research day in Auckland in April 2017. The reason why I am really grateful is that I cherish any opportunity to stand up and share my knowledge directly with those it impacts [...]

By |2017-05-12T16:23:35+10:00May 12th, 2017|

Levo Standing Wheelchair Demonstration

For those who are striving towards walking again or aiming to keep their mobility levels and maintain there overall health there is a vital need to be upright against gravity regularly. When I am asked to review individuals rehabilitation programs an area that I always seem to address is the amount of time spent sitting, [...]

By |2018-02-23T13:43:44+10:00May 12th, 2017|

Using robot’s to treat Multiple Sclerosis – TVNZ News coverage REX bionics

I have been fortunate enough on my return to New Zealand last year to establish an ongoing building relationship with REX Bionics. It has been a really exciting journey together and I have been given the opportunity to really explore how something as technologically advanced as the REX can be utilised in clinical rehabilitation. I [...]

By |2018-02-23T13:43:44+10:00May 8th, 2017|Tags: , , |