The necessity of physical exercise for seniors in our community

Here at Shamim Khan Physiotherapy we are known for our work with both athletes (high performance physical training and exercise)  and our passion and care for working with the senior citizens in our community ( Flexibility and Rehabilitation). I would like to take this opportunity to write about the benefits and importance  of physical therapy  for our senior patients. 

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Physiotherapists Role in ICU

Introduction Critical care is the specialised care of patients whose conditions are life-threatening and who require comprehensive care and constant monitoring, usually in intensive care units (ICUs). Critically ill patients frequently suffer long-term physical and psychological complications. They are on long term mechanical ventilation and as a result, 25% display…

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Celebrate International Day Of Older Persons

On Monday, October 1, 2018 join us in celebrating International Day Of Older Persons. Thank them for their wisdom and love and remind them that a regular exercise program and a healthy eating plan can do wonders for any person regardless of age or ability.   Senior Exercise and Fitness…

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Scans, surgeries and opioids rarely the right answer for back pain

Most people suffer back pain at one point or another in their lives. Back pain is now the leading cause of disability worldwide, yet the way it is often treated makes it worse, according to a team of international health experts and backed by leading Perth physiotherapist Professor Peter O’Sullivan.…

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