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March 25, 2020


CHANGES TO SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19: (updated 26th Mar) PARTIAL SHUTDOWN: URGENT ACUTE INJURY AND POST OP PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT ONLY + TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENTS + ONLINE CLASSES. Call for details.   Janet and the Team at Higher Function Physio & Pilates have made the decision TRANSITION TO MOSTLY TELEHEALTH. We now offer Telehealth (online consultations) and […]

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February 13, 2020

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Follow us on our social media platforms to keep up to date with what’s happening at our Practice, read interesting evidence-based articles and join in on the fun!                

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October 30, 2019

Get Ready for the Northern Snow Season

Get Ready for the Northern Snow Season – With a 6 week ‘Snow Fit’ Programme 12 Nov – 20 Dec 2019 Tue  5:30pm-6:30pm at Vertikal Indoor Snow Sports Thur 5:30pm-6:30pm at Higher Function Physio & Pilates 1 hour Snow Fit Class at Higher Function Physio & Pilates Ski / Snowboarding specific strength, stability & flexibility Focus on plyometrics […]

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July 1, 2019

Semi Private Group

Join a small group of up to 3 participants to work through your own individual program under the supervision of a physiotherapist. This is a great option to transition to an Independent Gym Program or if you prefer a smaller group setting. Individual programs are tailored to you by your physiotherapist and utilise small and large Pilates […]

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April 15, 2019

2019 Snow Fit Program with Vertikal Indoor Snow Sports

GET SNOW READY WITH A 7 WEEK ‘SNOW FIT’ PROGRAM Tue  5:30pm-6:30pm at Vertikal Indoor SnowSports Thur 5:30pm-6:30pm at Higher Function New Clients must have Physiotherapy Assessment before starting program $75.00 (normally $175) $635.00 or $560.00 for returning clients 1 hour Snow Fit Class at Higher Function Physio & Pilates Ski / Snowboarding specific strength, stability & […]

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February 10, 2015

The science behind your exercise

The highly qualified Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists running the exercise classes base their assessments and  treatments on the correct APA and ESSA approved evidence.   The APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) states that: “Physio sessions are a mixture of clinically appropriate exercises, which may include exercises delivered on Pilates equipment or exercises drawn from Pilates that […]

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May 26, 2014

What’s it like to do Clinical Exercise Classes ?

Article written by Ashleigh Went for HerCanberra website on 12/2/15:   I have a confession to make. Everyone has their own weaknesses and areas that they’ve neglected, and for me, it’s my balance and core strength. You can imagine how I felt laying in Higher Function Clinical Pilates studio, balancing on a foam roller positioned […]

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May 26, 2014

Do you have the Sitting Disease? Get up and Move with Clinical Exercise.

Get up and move: How Clinical Exercise can help you By Janet Fabbri * Do you have the ‘sitting’ disease’? How long do you sit each day? Are you sitting while reading this article? In the medical science world, prolonged sitting has become known as the ‘sitting disease’… In 2011, the USA-based ergonomics and wellness […]

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