Work Place Wellness

Invest in your most valuable asset... your employees!

At Sports & Spinal we understand the importance of health, the impact that good health has on an individual and the effect that a healthy employee can make to the bottom line of a business.
Our team is focused on providing top quality corporate health services. These include executive health checks, health assessments, and employee wellbeing programs which focus on the employee, their individual circumstances and the specific needs of the organisation.

The corporate health initiative: 

Essential steps to a business’s success:

In today’s fast-paced working society a lot of emphases is placed on productivity, performance, and profit margins with employee satisfaction and health often takes a back seat. This has led to an increase in worksite injuries, sick days and unhealthy and unhappy employees.
Research has shown that corporations can save 25% of direct and indirect costs of managing employees’ health risks and disease if addressed.

Services delivered for a safer workplace

· Safe Manual Handling within the workplace
· Health checks and screening
· Ergonomic and Postural education
· Exercise within the workplace
· Injury Prevention education
· The Health and Productivity Institute of Australia found an average saving of $5.81 for every $1 spent on employee well being

Why choose us?

Our aim is to help employers identify and address health risks within their organisations. We support them to make a change by overcoming obstacles that prevent them from realising their full potential.

The facts:

·  Healthy employees are nearly three times more productive than unhealthy employees
·  Unhealthy employees take up to nine times more sick leave than their healthy colleagues

“Our rehab plan is working very well, it has been embraced by our staff and used by several staff members. The manual handling sessions have been invaluable. Our staff learned so much through those sessions and, as a result, we are seeing fewer injuries and an increased level of awareness for themselves and their work with our clients”
Terri Beal SwimFit Finance Administration Manager

Every organisation benefits from the right mix of people and we are really proud of our multi-talented and fully integrated clinical team including; Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Remedial Massage Therapists, Dietitian, Podiatrist & customer services and support teams. Between us, we bring a wealth of experience and expertise to ensure that we can fully understand every aspect of your business and deliver the highest quality occupational health services tailored to your needs.

Physiotherapy
Our specialised Physiotherapy treatments are used to correct and rehabilitate problems including back and neck pain, sporting injuries, ligament and tendon injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation and more.

Dietetics
Our Dietitians prescribes dietary treatments for many conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancers, gastrointestinal diseases, and obesity.

Exercise Physiology
Exercise Physiologists (EP) are university trained health professionals who are experts in chronic disease, sports and exercise science.

Remedial Massage
Our Remedial Massage Therapists’ aim is to find and treat the cause of the disorder, not only the symptoms. Remedial massage has the ability to speed muscle recovery, restore circulation and release muscle tightness.

Podiatry
Our Podiatrists are trained to deal exclusively with the foot and lower limb. Our experts will get to the source of your symptoms working with you to address your goals, relieve pain, regain mobility and effectively treat your feet problems.

1) Rapid return to work

  • Appointment within 24 hours guaranteed
  • Working closely with the employer to ensure a rapid return to work
  • Minimise Insurance Costs: limit the progression of injured staff members progressing to formal WorkCover claims
    Facilitate building relationships with a local GP with an interest in musculoskeletal medicine

2) Injury prevention

  • Reduced Injuries/Sick days & Workcover claims
  • Workplace Assessment and cost-effective recommendations to prevent injury. Options include specific manual handling and ergonomic presentations individualised to your business OR onsite and in S&S rooms Physio

3) Health & wellness

  • Increase Productivity & Staff Engagement
  • Involves a cost-effective assessment of staff and workplace with individualised recommendations to ensure optimal health of staff and meet specific needs of the organisation. May also include staff presentations on exercise (Exercise Physiologist), diet (Dietitian) and optimal performance (Psychologist).

Options include onsite or in Sports & Spinal rooms tailored exercise sessions or remedial massage.

CLINIC LOCATIONS

Disability Action Week! 👩‍🦽

All this week we celebrate Queenslanders with disability and acknowledge the contributions they make to their families, workplaces, and communities. 

Sports & Spinal is proud to be able to work with and treat Queenslanders with disability!

Disability Action Week! 👩‍🦽

All this week we celebrate Queenslanders with disability and acknowledge the contributions they make to their families, workplaces, and communities.

Sports & Spinal is proud to be able to work with and treat Queenslanders with disability!
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Last month Maroochydore Exercise Physiologist, Blair Austin graduated to local celebrity status!

Blair took part in an interview on ABC radio 🎙discussing ‘bungalow legs’ - a term referring to muscle wastage in the legs as a result of not regularly using stairs🦵It is often experienced by elderly people who move into a single story dwelling. 🏠

Maintaining leg strength is important as we age, to ensure mobility and independence is maintained.🕺 A lack of leg strength can greatly increase the risk of falls and injury. 

If you, or someone you know is experiencing weakness in the legs, causing difficulty standing up or with general mobility, contact your local Sports & Spinal clinic and see how one of our Exercise Physiologists can help!

Last month Maroochydore Exercise Physiologist, Blair Austin graduated to local celebrity status!

Blair took part in an interview on ABC radio 🎙discussing ‘bungalow legs’ - a term referring to muscle wastage in the legs as a result of not regularly using stairs🦵It is often experienced by elderly people who move into a single story dwelling. 🏠

Maintaining leg strength is important as we age, to ensure mobility and independence is maintained.🕺 A lack of leg strength can greatly increase the risk of falls and injury.

If you, or someone you know is experiencing weakness in the legs, causing difficulty standing up or with general mobility, contact your local Sports & Spinal clinic and see how one of our Exercise Physiologists can help!
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✨PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK 2023 ✨

THE THEME FOR 2023 IS CONNECTION THROUGH CONVERSATION 👯‍♀️

At Sports and Spinal we offer Women’s Health classes which allows you to connect and relate with other mums and build a supportive community around you 💕 

“Honest and compassionate conversations about perinatal mental health are life changing 💥 Whether you’re experiencing mental health challenges yourself, or if you’re concerned about a loved one we know that reaching out and talking about the way you’re feeling can be really hard ‼️It can feel tricky to find the right words. You might be worried about the way the person you’re talking to will react, and there’s a lot of fear around getting it wrong 🤦🏼‍♀️

That’s why this Perinatal Mental Health Week, we want you to know that everyone needs help at some point in their lives, and everyone deserves compassion and support 🙋🏾‍♀️ 

Reaching out, truly listening and making a connection is more important than getting the words completely perfect. 

The PANDA Helpline provides counselling, referral and peer support from parents who have been through similar challenges. When someone calls, they will speak with a counsellor who understands the challenges of being a new or expecting parent. PANDA counsellors and peer workers listen with kindness and compassion, help callers explore support options, and can also provide information about appropriate specialist services” @pandanational 

PANDA National Helpline 1300 726 306 | Mon - Sat 9am — 7.30pm AEST/AEDT

#sportsandspinal #PMHWEEK #pmhweek2023 #activemums

✨PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK 2023 ✨

THE THEME FOR 2023 IS CONNECTION THROUGH CONVERSATION 👯‍♀️

At Sports and Spinal we offer Women’s Health classes which allows you to connect and relate with other mums and build a supportive community around you 💕

“Honest and compassionate conversations about perinatal mental health are life changing 💥 Whether you’re experiencing mental health challenges yourself, or if you’re concerned about a loved one we know that reaching out and talking about the way you’re feeling can be really hard ‼️It can feel tricky to find the right words. You might be worried about the way the person you’re talking to will react, and there’s a lot of fear around getting it wrong 🤦🏼‍♀️

That’s why this Perinatal Mental Health Week, we want you to know that everyone needs help at some point in their lives, and everyone deserves compassion and support 🙋🏾‍♀️

Reaching out, truly listening and making a connection is more important than getting the words completely perfect. 

The PANDA Helpline provides counselling, referral and peer support from parents who have been through similar challenges. When someone calls, they will speak with a counsellor who understands the challenges of being a new or expecting parent. PANDA counsellors and peer workers listen with kindness and compassion, help callers explore support options, and can also provide information about appropriate specialist services” @pandanational

PANDA National Helpline 1300 726 306 | Mon - Sat 9am — 7.30pm AEST/AEDT

#sportsandspinal #PMHWEEK #pmhweek2023 #activemums
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National Diabetes Day 🍎

It’s time to know your risk and know your response. 
1 in 10 adults worldwide have diabetes with 90% having type 2 diabetes. In many cases, diabetes can be delayed or prevented by implementing healthy habits. 

It’s important to know your risk and what to do to support the prevention, early diagnosis ana timely treatment. 

The multidisciplinary team at Sports & Spinal can help! 
Our exercise physiology and dietitian team can help manage and assist with Diabetes. Get in touch with your local clinic today to learn more 👇
https://www.sportsandspinalphysio.com.au/locations/

National Diabetes Day 🍎

It’s time to know your risk and know your response.
1 in 10 adults worldwide have diabetes with 90% having type 2 diabetes. In many cases, diabetes can be delayed or prevented by implementing healthy habits.

It’s important to know your risk and what to do to support the prevention, early diagnosis ana timely treatment.

The multidisciplinary team at Sports & Spinal can help!
Our exercise physiology and dietitian team can help manage and assist with Diabetes. Get in touch with your local clinic today to learn more 👇
https://www.sportsandspinalphysio.com.au/locations/
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10 BENEFITS OF EXERCISE YOU MAY NOT KNOW✨

Exercise is much more than just building muscles and losing weight! In this video, our Springfield EP Jarrod goes through 10 benefits of exercise you may not know! 😱🏃

Exercise can help:

- Boost your immune system
- improve insulin sensitivity
- reduce risk for cardiovascular and metabolic conditions
- reduce risk of colon, breast, uterine and lung cancer
- reduce risk of falling
- enhance bone strength
- improve quality of sleep
- reduce pain
- improve combination and decrease risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s 
- reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression

Book in with Exercise physiology team today to learn more on how exercise may benefit you!

#sportsandspinalphysio #sportsandspinal #physiotherapy #exercise #exercisephysiology #health #alliedhealthprofessionals #physicaltherapy #healthcare #rehabilitation #rehab

10 BENEFITS OF EXERCISE YOU MAY NOT KNOW✨

Exercise is much more than just building muscles and losing weight! In this video, our Springfield EP Jarrod goes through 10 benefits of exercise you may not know! 😱🏃

Exercise can help:

- Boost your immune system
- improve insulin sensitivity
- reduce risk for cardiovascular and metabolic conditions
- reduce risk of colon, breast, uterine and lung cancer
- reduce risk of falling
- enhance bone strength
- improve quality of sleep
- reduce pain
- improve combination and decrease risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s
- reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression

Book in with Exercise physiology team today to learn more on how exercise may benefit you!

#sportsandspinalphysio #sportsandspinal #physiotherapy #exercise #exercisephysiology #health #alliedhealthprofessionals #physicaltherapy #healthcare #rehabilitation #rehab
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3 SHOULDER RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISES POST MASTECTOMY

These exercises should be started 1-2 days post mastectomy and be performed 2-3 times per day for 5-10 repetitions to help improve shoulder mobility 💪🏾 Perform the exercises slow and controlled 🧘🏻‍♀️they can be completed standing or seated 🪑 

Post operative fatigue is normal, it is important to pace yourself 🌷

Thanks to @sportsandspinalkawana for this great post!

#sportsandspinal #breastcancerawarenessmonth #breastcancerawareness #breastcancersupport #mastectomy #mastectomyrecovery #womenshealth #alliedhealth #physiotherapy #exercisephysiology #exercise

3 SHOULDER RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISES POST MASTECTOMY

These exercises should be started 1-2 days post mastectomy and be performed 2-3 times per day for 5-10 repetitions to help improve shoulder mobility 💪🏾 Perform the exercises slow and controlled 🧘🏻‍♀️they can be completed standing or seated 🪑

Post operative fatigue is normal, it is important to pace yourself 🌷

Thanks to @sportsandspinalkawana for this great post!

#sportsandspinal #breastcancerawarenessmonth #breastcancerawareness #breastcancersupport #mastectomy #mastectomyrecovery #womenshealth #alliedhealth #physiotherapy #exercisephysiology #exercise
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