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Check out the latest news and information from XRHealth Australia.
rotator cuff injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Whether you’re younger or older, active or more sedentary, rotator cuff injuries are commonly seen amongst many of us. Given that its job is to provide strength and stability to the shoulder joint, the rotator cuff is surprisingly susceptible to injury. So what exactly is the rotator cuff, what does it do and how can

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5 stretches for lower back pain

5 Stretches for Lower Back Pain

Are you finding you’ve had increased back pain with sitting long hours at your desk? These 5 stretches for lower back pain are perfect if you’ve been stuck at home working for the past few months!  Don’t worry, lower back pain is a very common issue, not just in Australia, but all over the world. Almost

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what is osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis?

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a wear and tear problem that deteriorates joints overtime. It mainly affects large weight bearing joints (hips and knees) but any joint in the body can be affected. It can happen at any age, but the good news is that it can be managed very well. Symptoms of Osteoarthritis Symptoms

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sanitising vr headsets

Sanitising VR Headsets

There’s an important question to consider in the middle of a global pandemic – how do you go about sanitising VR headsets to be re-used? It’s an important question! After all, when a patient is finished with their XRHealth headset, they send it back to us so we can use it again, but we need

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physiotherapy telehealth

How does Virtual Reality work?

So you’ve heard about XRHealth, or virtual reality, and you’re interested in trying it out … but how does virtual reality work? Why should you try it? What is Virtual Reality? VR is a computer-created environment that we can interact with. Using VR headsets to give users a more realistic experience is one way to

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running technique tips

3 Running Technique Tips

Over the past year, more and more people have been picking up running as a sport due to restrictions and gym closures. You might be one of them! But have you been doing it properly? Lace up your shoes and read on to explore 3 simple running technique tips! 1. Do not let your knees touch

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XRHealth Physiotherapist

A Day in the Life of an XRHealth Physiotherapist

A typical day in the life of an XRHealth Physiotherapist does not quite exist (yet)! It’s different for all of us. From assessing and treating patients via telehealth, to playing with virtual reality technology, to completing potential business opportunity proposals, to having team meetings, to doing your clinical notes … well, you get the picture!

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Product Update – 12 October 2020

We’re excited to release some updates this week, including a new app and a new way of communicating with your clinician! The Mindset app uses a variety of proven wellness methods and cognitive therapy methodologies to help patients with their mental health and wellbeing, including Mindfulness, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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XRHealth featured on 10News First

XRHealth was recently featured on a 10 News First story, discussing the latest innovations in technology and healthcare.  Our lovely physio, Gabby Street, spoke with Sydney Pead to talk more about our technology and the applications we use to treat patients. You can watch the video below!

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ice or heat

Ice or Heat?

If you’ve ever injured yourself or experienced significant physical pain or discomfort you’ve probably wondered if it was better to place ice or heat on the area to alleviate it. Maybe you’ve even tried both! Ice treatment Ice is mostly used after sustaining an acute injury. This means if you’ve sustained a new injury within the

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