Entries by Kym Siddons

All I want for Christmas… NO MORE KNOTS in my neck, back & shoulders!

Do you work from a laptop- at home, out and about, at school or uni?   Perhaps you even use a laptop at work?   Well, there’s obviously some great benefits to being portable while you work, a laptop can create major problems for you.   Here’s one of the biggest ones I see bothering […]

4 Rules for Exercising when you’re stiff, sore or injured: Rule No 1

It’s always so hard to tell people that they can’t do a particular activity because of their pain, problem or injury…   And most of us health professionals, who understand the huge benefits to staying active and mobile are very hesitant to say ‘stop’ exercising altogether!   Keeping active is of great benefit to your […]

Sore Back At Work? Try These Simple Steps

It’s National ‘Safe work month’ this October, so create some healthier work habits that your back will thank you for with some ‘physio approved’ advice. On any given day in Australia, one quarter of our population is suffering some degree of back pain, and nearly 80 per cent of adults in Australia will experience back pain at […]

Inspire Workers to Better Health & Productivity at work- register for the FREE Challenge!

October is ‘Safe work month’, which provides a great opportunity to inspire and engage workers towards feeling and performing their best while at work. Physiotherapist Kym Siddons (a.k.a the ‘Workstation Wellness Physio’) wants to help employers and their employees celebrate with a free ‘Workstation Workout 5-day challenge.’ The aim of the challenge is for workers […]

Hands up if you’d LOVE more time to Exercise!

Spring is here and there’s no better time to dust off your walking shoes and increase your daily activity! Plus, if you register for ‘Steptember’ and aim for 10,000 steps each day of the month from 4th September, you’ll be raising money to support children with cerebral palsy After all, it is recommended adults take […]

Kick your Bad Posture Habits- How to ‘Centre Yourself’ to quit painful positions!

All too often I see people in the clinic complaining of stiffness and soreness in their upper back, neck and shoulders. 😥 I always ask about how their pain started, their work setup, and assess their muscles and joints (among other things). It wasn’t until I started doing workplace assessments that I realised an important piece of the puzzle was […]

Ignore your Niggles at your Peril! When to wait & when to act…

A new study of tradie’s health & injuries highlights not only some risks for tradies, but some extremely important health lessons for us all.   You see, Australia’s national health campaign this month is focused on the health of our trusty ‘tradies’…   … the ‘Good guys’ that come to the rescue when we need […]