While we are all doing our bit to fight COVID-19 by staying home the children are getting bored. If you have run out of ideas to keep them busy, here are some fun games to help keep both their minds and their bodies active. Our 10 Boredom Busters 1. Hopscotch Using chalk to draw hopscotch on the pavement or driveway not only is it fun for them to decorate and draw but then they get the added bonus of playing hopscotch. Here are the rules of hopscotch for those who have forgo
In self-isolation? Working from home? Doing online school work? Whatever situation you’re in, I’m guessing your routine is upset, your desk is different to the one at work or school and you’re finding it hard to concentrate and keep focused. Sound familiar? These are challenging times for us all in different ways but I know when I’m working from home, I find I get distracted easily, I end up working from the couch with my laptop on my lap or I get engrossed in what I am d
Remember those traditional rival face-offs? Ahh, those were the days! While there is no netball club training, as players, you will be keen to maintain the fitness and skills you have been training for all through the summer and/or pre-season. At Barossa Physio, we know how important physical fitness and activity are to our mental and physical health and how big a part sport plays in our lives. We have created a set of short exercise programs, with the exercises specificall
If you’re looking for something to do while you are not allowed out of the house to try and keep fit while you can’t go to your regular classes and gym sessions, here are some easy exercises for you whole body to help keep both your mind and body active. With any new exercise program start easy and work your way up. If they are too easy for your fitness level you can make them harder with weights and increasing how many rotations/sets or repetitions you do. Fitness level - Me
What now?? It’s all good news this time. Necessity is the mother of invention they say and at Barossa Physiotherapy that is just what is happening. The COVID-19 Crisis has meant we have had to temporarily close our doors to In-Room Physiotherapy. Not to be kept down for long, we have been working long and hard to get TeleHealth up and running. In the Physio world we call it Digital Physiotherapy but it is the same thing. Clients need only a laptop or Smart Phone and a fre
Barossa Physiotherapy launched online services as of Monday 30th March after spending much of the last few weeks in preparation (and thankfully we have progressed well beyond our first trial of this using an ironing board). During our time of suspended in-room consultations, this is the only option available for our clients, so here is everything you ever needed to know! What is Telehealth? “Telehealth is the ability to convey a Medical or Health Consultation at a distance”.