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The Composure of a Well-Balanced Life

Imagine your life as a grand symphony. Each aspect, from physical health to mental clarity, plays a crucial instrument. But amidst the modern world's cacophony, maintaining harmony can feel like a daunting task. Fear not! At Holistic Strength, we believe true well-being lies in a carefully orchestrated blend of good sleep, regular exercise, proper nutrition, balanced hormones, and effective stress management. This blog post unpacks each of these essential pillars, offering practical advice to co...

February 20, 2024

Improve Your Workplace Culture and Morale with Regular Group Fitness Classes

At Holistic Strength, a leading exercise physiologist company based in Perth, we've collectively observed the transformative impact of regular group fitness classes in enhancing workplace culture and morale. Our aim today is to share insights and practical advice for employers who are considering integrating corporate health initiatives into their organisations. In the dynamic Perth corporate market, the well-being of employees can take a back seat. However, a growing body of research sugge...

January 30, 2024

Understanding Down syndrome: Facts, Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Role of Exercise

Understanding Down syndrome: Facts, Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Role of ExerciseDown syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 21. This extra genetic material leads to a range of developmental and physical characteristics associated with the condition. As Holistic Strength, a reputable exercise physiology Perth company, we understand the importance of knowledge and awareness about Down syndrome, especially in terms of diagnosis, behaviour, treatment, ...

November 16, 2023

Shoulder Injuries - A Deep Dive

Holistic Strength: Shoulder Injuries - A Deep DiveAt Holistic Strength, we pride ourselves as being a leading team of exercise physiologists in Perth. A large part of our work revolves around helping individuals navigate and recover from various injuries. Today, we’re focusing on one of the most common and complex areas of concern: shoulder injuries.Shoulder Pain in Australia: A SnapshotAustralia, like many countries around the world, sees a significant number of individuals struggling with sh...

October 18, 2023

Understanding Autism: Facts, Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Role of Exercise

Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects an individual's social interaction, communication, behavior, and interests. With its vast spectrum, autism manifests in a variety of ways, differing from one person to another. What is Autism? At its core, autism is a lifelong developmental disability that impacts how individuals perceive the world and interact with others. Many people with autism have exceptional abilities in areas such as...

September 15, 2023

How to Reduce Sick Days - The Unexplored Power of Holistic Strength

Being sick is a part of life; it’s a way our bodies tell us that something is off balance. But when our workforce falls ill, productivity decreases, and it can have a significant impact on an organisation's bottom line. If you're a corporate leader looking to improve the health and productivity of your team, you've landed on the right page. As a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) accredited exercise physiologist and the founder of Holistic Strength, I’ve worked with a diverse r...

July 20, 2023

The Harmony of Health: The Importance of a Balanced Lifestyle

As a leading NDIS exercise physiology company we are driven by a vision that health and wellbeing extend far beyond physical fitness. We believe in the holistic approach to wellness, intertwining physical, emotional, and mental aspects. The essence of this perspective lies in a balanced lifestyle.A symphony of good sleep, regular exercise, nutritious diet, balanced hormones, and stress management plays a crucial role in achieving and maintaining this equilibrium. The first note in this symphony ...

June 27, 2023

Your Guide to Overcoming Lower Back Pain

At Holistic Strength, we know how lower back pain can hijack your life. Surprisingly, you're not alone. In Australia, 16% of the population, or roughly 4 million people, grapple with back problems. So, what can you expect if you're dealing with lower back pain? Let's get into the nitty-gritty of recovery times. Most cases of back pain resolve within a few weeks, but it can be categorised as follows:Acute back pain: Lasts a few days or weeks.Subacute back pain: Lasts between 4 and 12 weeks.Chroni...

May 17, 2023

NDIS for People with Disabilities in Perth

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia is a transformative initiative designed to empower people with disabilities by providing them with personalised support to meet their unique needs. In Perth, the NDIS has been a game-changer, helping thousands of individuals with disabilities gain access to critical resources, including specialised exercise programs. As an NDIS exercise physiologist in Perth, I have witnessed first-hand the benefits of the NDIS for my clients, and I am...

April 18, 2023

Exercise Physiology for Workers Compensation injuries

An Exercise Physiologist can play a vital role in the workers compensation scheme by providing rehabilitation services to injured workers. Their primary role is to design and implement exercise programs that help injured workers recover from their injuries and regain their strength, mobility, and flexibility.Exercise Physiologists can work closely with injured workers, medical professionals, and workers compensation insurance providers to develop personalised exercise programs that are tailored ...

April 14, 2023

Disabilities and exercise statistics

Data on the amount of exercise that people with disabilities engage in can vary depending on the source, the population studied, and the definition of "disability". However, some studies have found that people with disabilities tend to be less active than those without disabilities.According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2019 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers, people with a disability are less likely to meet physical activity guidelines compared to people without a disabilit...

April 8, 2023

Registered vs non registered NDIS provider

In the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), providers are organisations or individuals who offer services and support to individuals with disabilities. The difference between a registered and non-registered NDIS provider lies in their level of compliance with NDIS standards and requirements.A registered NDIS provider has been approved by the NDIS commission and meets the standards set by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. This includes having a clear governance structure, financ...

February 28, 2023

Benefits of exercise for people with disabilities

Exercise is an essential component of maintaining good health for people with disabilities. Regular physical activity can help improve physical function, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and promote overall well-being.Physical function: Exercise can help improve muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance, which can make it easier for people with disabilities to perform daily activities such as dressing, grooming, and moving around. Regular physical activity can also improve balance and coor...

February 15, 2023

Personal Trainer vs Physiotherapist vs Exercise Physiologist

A Personal Trainer is a fitness professional who designs and delivers exercise programs for individuals or groups. They typically help the healthy population with a focus on improving their physical fitness, losing weight, or achieving specific health and fitness goals.A Physiotherapist is a university qualified health professional who specialises in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of physical impairments, disabilities and pain. They often help clients in the acute phase of a...

February 6, 2023

The role of an Exercise Physiologist within the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a government funded program that provides support for individuals with disabilities to help them achieve their goals and aspirations. Exercise Physiologists play an important role within the NDIS by helping participants with disabilities to improve their physical function, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and promote overall well-being.An Exercise Physiologist within the NDIS works with participants who have a disability to help them achieve...

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