Chinese torture? No, it is cupping therapy

Chinese torture? No, it is cupping therapy

aaaWith the recent Olympic Games, our TV screens have been adorned with some of the best athletes in the world together with perfectly rounded bruises on different parts of their bodies. This may have led you to wonder- what sort of […]

Dry Needling

At 4 Life Physiotherapy we do dry needling.  If this treatment is suitable for you it can be done during your physiotherapy session at no additional charge. 

What is Dry needling?

333Dry needling involves the use of fine, single-use, sterile needles inserted into the muscles and specific points of […]

Is it a disc bulge, a herniated disc or a pinched nerve?

456There is an unusually wide range of terms used to describe spinal disc problems in the neck, middle and lower back.  Some common terms include ruptured disc, slipped disc, disc protrusion, degenerative disc disease, bulging disc and disc herniation.  This can often cause our patients confusion and […]

What is Arthritis?

4Arthritis is a joint pain or joint disease. There are over 100 different types of arthritis and similar conditions. Osteoarthritis occurs more frequently, often as we age and is most common in women. Symptoms of arthritis include stiffness, swelling, pain and limited range of motion. These can […]

New Year, New you?

1As we enter into a new year, gym memberships boom with people making the first step towards one of the most common goals for the year – Weight Loss. Wanting to slim down and tone up is a common theme amongst the 69% of our population who […]

4 Life Christmas and New Year Opening Hours


4 Life Physiotherapy will be closed on the following dates

Christmas Day Friday 25th December

Boxing Day Saturday 26th December – Monday 28th December 2015

New Year’s Day Friday 1st January – Saturday 2nd January […]

Let’s talk about Smoothies!

Let’s talk about Smoothies!

Healthy smoothies seem to be the latest craze, but why?

With the warm weather heating up here in Perth a delicious cold and healthy smoothie is the perfect way to nourish our body. Read more to learn how to get the best health benefits from smoothies, some great recipes and health advice.

Cholesterol and Our Health

Cholesterol and Our Health

Learn about cholesterol, what it does to our bodies and tips to improve cholesterol levels

What is Cholesterol?

11Cholesterol is an important type of fat that is a vital part of every cell in the body. This fat is produced naturally by the liver and is […]

At 4 Life Physiotherapy we are happy to announce that our hydrotherapy pools are in action!

What is Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy is a form of exercise, otherwise known as aquatic physiotherapy that can be used as a method for rehabilitation. Hydrotherapy helps to strengthen muscles, aid joint range of movement and ease aches and pains, both acute and chronic. Water therapy dates back hundreds of years, as far as the ancient Greeks and […]

8 Simple Tips to Care for Your Back – 4 Life!

We all brush our teeth everyday to prevent cavities, so what can we do every day to help protect our spine? Millions of people are affected by back pain everyday, so luckily there are a number of things that can help lower the chances of experiencing back pain:

  • Sleep Well