Kate Roberts

About Author
Kate Roberts is an experienced physiotherapist and PhD Candidate at The University of Sydney. She has a passion for helping older Australians to manage their aches and pains. She is particularly interested in helping people to stay active and strong. When not working, she is kept busy with her three children, her two dogs and her secret dedication to pointing her toes and leaping in her regular ballet class.

ALL ARTICLES FROM Kate Roberts

Health News

Why is it harder to sleep peacefully and untroubled as you get older?

When was the last time you slept like a baby? And what does that really mean anyway?

Mental Health

How your posture can boost your mood

How you carry yourself can have a huge impact on how you feel.

Health & Ageing

Are you ageing successfully?

There is no one way to age successfully, but there are plenty of options.

Prevention

What is osteoporosis and why does it matter? Can you reverse it?

Did you know that almost one million Australians have osteoporosis?

Health

Why is low back pain such a pain? How can you fix it?

So why can low back pain be so hard to treat and why can it be such a 'pain'?

Prevention

Is exercise as good as medicine?

The answer to that question is a resounding 'yes - it can be!'

Pain Management

New trial to test age-old theory - and beat back pain

Exercising with a buddy is believed to be better, but the theory hasn't been tested - until now.