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SquareOne Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Management is owned and operated by husband and wife team Campbell Hanson and Holly Brasher. Campbell and Holly took over what was formerly known as Bridgepoint Physiotherapy in 2007 after returning from working in the United Kingdom.
Our Bridgepoint Clinic, which has been a Mosman institution since 1994, underwent a major renovation and refit at the end of 2010 to emerge as the new SquareOne Physiotherapy clinic. The fresh new look, with a stunning interior consisting of private cubicles, sets a new standard for Physiotherapy Clinics.
At the end for 2010, Campbell and Holly proudly added the Physiotherapy clinic within “The Mosman Medical Practice” to their family. Previously named “The Mosman Practice Physiotherapy” and situated amongst the GP's at 393 Military Road they are excited to be working closely with the many excellent Dr’s within the clinic.
SquareOne Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Management are members of the following professional bodies:
SquareOne Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Management are proudly associated with the following local and national sporting organistaions:
Australia Rugby Union
Campbell is the Physiotherapist to the Australian Junior Wallabies and travels with them annually to the IRB Junior World Championships. He also provides Physiotherapy services to the Australian 7’s program.
Northern Suburbs Rugby Union
Campbell is the Head Physiotherapist at Northern Suburbs Rugby Football Club and SquareOne have been providing the Physiotherapy services to the Grade and Colt’s teams at North’s since 2009.
Balmoral Triathlon Club
Official Physiotherapy and Remedial Massage Therapy providers to members of the Balmoral Triathlon Club.
SquareOne Physiotherapists are experts in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems.Read more
SquareOne Remedial Massage Therapists are experienced in a wide range of soft tissue therapy techniques.Read more
Clinical Pilates involves the conscious recruitment and control of muscular movements in the body.Read more
- Runners Knee
- Menopause, Exercise and Physio
- Exercise during Pregnancy
- A Sports Physiotherapist turned full-time Mum
- Pilates with a Physio - Why is it better?
"Running will ruin your knees," a phrase I’m sure we have all heard. Despite what your well-meaning but potentially ill-informed neighbours, co-workers, and relatives may have told you, there's no evidence that regular running damages knees.
Whilst menopause comes with many (not so pleasant) symptoms, the great news is that you can help manage many of them with exercise.
Exercise has many benefits post menopause including maintaining and improving:
• Muscle strength
• Bone density
• Joint flexibility
• Mood and general wellbeing
There are many different types of exercise so you should choose something that you enjoy, fits in with your lifestyle and helps manage your individual symptoms.
Types of exercise:
Aerobic exercise: This type of exercise works your heart and lungs, and is also important to prevent or manage heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar. This is any exercise that gets you huffing and puffing including activities such as cycling, swimming, tennis and gardening. It is important to avoid high impact activities such as running and jumping to protect your joints and pelvic floor as these are weaker post menopause.
Flexibility: Stretching and gentle respective movements increase the length of your muscles, resulting in improvement in your range of joint movement. Yoga is a great form of exercise to achieve this.
Resistance/Strength Training: This exercise uses weights, exercise bands, or body weight to help strengthen your bones and muscles whilst also improving your balance and coordination.
Functional Training (Clinical Pilates): Training your pelvic floor muscles to contract and relax as needed assists you to regain or prevent incontinence and prevent prolapse symptoms. This functional training is best done with an individualised exercise program that is designed to suit your individual needs. These exercises also enhance any strength training program and assist in flexibility or balance.
At SquareOne we use Clinical Pilates equipment to rehabilitate the function of pelvic floor muscles and deep abdominals, so that they automatically work during everyday activities. Clinical Pilates combines with a specific home exercise program will assist in achieving optimal function more quickly.
What can a Women’s Health Physiotherapist do for you menopausal symptoms?
A Women’s Health Physiotherapist can assess you individually and tailor an exercise program to address any particular issues and goals that you may have.
At Mosman Women's Health, our physiotherapists have extra training in managing older women and in particular exercise prescription for the different needs of the menopausal woman.
International guidelines all concur with the view that walking, jogging, cycling and swimming (at moderate intensity), muscle strengthening exercises (including pelvic floor exercises), water based exercise, and pregnancy-specific exercise classes are both safe and beneficial for pregnant women.
If you have never been physically active – it’s also suggested that now would be a great time to start.
We interviewed Lauren earlier this year about her experience at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast while juggling the new role of being a first time Mum.
What benefit do I get?
Here at SquareOne, our Philosophy is to not only fix your injury but send you away stronger, fitter and more resilient – in other words, less likely to injure yourself again.
Our Pilates programs help deliver our evidence based exercise programs to those who are in pain, those rehabilitating or those just wanting to move and exercise more.
When taking our clients through their programs we not only have what exercise you are going to do next front in mind we are thinking of a multitude of different things. Our knowledge of anatomy, pain science, biomechanics, load management, pathology and rehabilitation allows us to consider many different facets in developing your program.