Staying Engaged with Physiotherapy

One of the hardest parts of a recovery is staying engaged with physiotherapy. It can be difficult and monotous to repeat the same exercises over and over, particularly if they’re hard to complete. And, if you’re not enjoying the exercises, then you’re less likely to complete them … and what do you think happens to […]

Virtual Reality for Mental and Physical Health

The way we speak about “being healthy” today is very different to how it was spoken about in the past. For example, in the past, we’d never have considered using virtual reality for mental and physical health! Oftentimes, “healthiness” was exclusively associated with fitness, strength, and aesthetics only. What you ate and how much you exercised supposedly […]

Why choose Virtual Reality healthcare?

The first question many of our patients ask us is “why choose Virtual Reality healthcare over traditional face-to-face options?” We completely understand – using virtual reality is a big shift in the way healthcare has been delivered in the past, and it can be a daunting new option when you’re used to seeing someone face-to-face. […]

Why does my knee hurt?

Why does my knee hurt? Knee pain can be very restricting and frustrating as it can irritate us while we are going about our daily lives. You may be sitting at work and notice a sharp knee pain when you go to stand up, or perhaps you are going up some stairs to enter the […]

What is Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes people to experience increased pain sensitivity in multiple areas of their bodies. The pain stimulus is often not painful or unpleasant for other people. This leads to a disproportionate reaction in their body causing chronic widespread pain that also reduces their ability to function and sleep.  […]

What is TMJ Dysfunction?

What is TMJ Dysfunction? The Temporomandibular Joint The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), also known as your jaw joint, is a complex joint that we use repetitively throughout the day. Any activity that involves movement of the jaw, such as when you are eating, talking, or yawning, will be using your TMJ. Given that we are constantly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]