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News & Articles

Keep up to date with the latest news from the Mars Clinic and our team.

Is it ok to “Bribe” my child during toilet training?

We all need encouragement when we are learning to master a new skill, and toilet training (or potty training) is no exception. However, you might find that rewards work better than bribes – in the long run.
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Potty? Toilet seats? The equipment you REALLY need for toilet training

Before you race out the door to your nearest shopping centre, take a look at our latest blog for some handy hints on what you will need before you start toilet training your child.
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What is the right age to start toilet training?

Unfortunately, while there is lots of talk about age when it comes to toilet training, age is not always the best measure when it comes to deciding if your child is ready to give it a go.
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Can you really toilet train a child in three days?

We have all heard the stories about children who toilet train in a matter of days. In fact, one of the most important ingredients for quick toilet training success is picking the right time for you and your child.
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Mars Clinic Launches Online Program to Support Parents During Toilet Training

In order to help as many people as possible, we have launched an online toilet training program that parents and carers can access from anywhere, and can work through at their own pace, based on their unique situation.
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Mars Clinic Physiotherapists Amelia Moir and Siona Hardy Present Workshop at the 2018 National Conference on Incontinence in Hobart

Our Mars Clinic Physiotherapists, along with colleagues at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, have had another research abstract accepted for presentation at a National Conference. This time, our team investigated the long-term outcomes of
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Mars Clinic Physiotherapist Siona Hardy invited to present at Continence Foundation of Australia QLD Branch State Conference

Our Mars Clinic Physiotherapists, along with colleagues at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, have had another research abstract accepted for presentation at a National Conference. This time, our team investigated the long-term outcomes of
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Mars Clinic named as a finalist in the HESTA Primary Health Care Awards

Our Mars Clinic Physiotherapists, along with colleagues at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, have had another research abstract accepted for presentation at a National Conference. This time, our team investigated the long-term outcomes of
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Just in – Mars Clinic Physios presenting another scientific research abstract at National Conference on Incontinence

Our Mars Clinic Physiotherapists, along with colleagues at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, have had another research abstract accepted for presentation at a National Conference. This time, our team investigated the long-term outcomes of
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Mars Clinic Children’s Continence now available in Online GP and Medical Education

Our Mars Clinic Physiotherapist, Siona Hardy, is now available online providing education for General Practitioners and other Medical Professionals via Armchair Medical. Siona is now available with online information sessions on: Daytime Incontinence Constipation and
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Mars Clinic Physiotherapist, Stephanie Hart, featured in Continence Foundation of Australia Bridge Magazine

Our Mars Clinic Physiotherapist, Steph Hart was recently featured in the CFA’s Quarterly “Bridge” magazine as a follow up from her presentation at the recent CFA conference. The magazine is circulated to all members of the CFA and
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Toilet Training Workshops in 2016: Travels to Gold Coast, Mt Isa, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane

During 2016, our Mars Clinic Physiotherapists have been busy in our community providing help to parents and children with toilet training and bladder and bowel problems. This year, our community presentations included: Toilet Training Workshop at Kid’s Academy
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Mars Clinic Physiotherapist, Siona Hardy, presents at National Paediatric Physiotherapy Group

Sharing information about how we assess and treat children’s bladder and bowel problems with other health professionals is an important way that our Mars Clinic Physiotherapists can have an impact in the wider community. Mars Clinic Physiotherapist, Siona
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Mars Clinic Physiotherapists present scientific paper at National Physiotherapy Conference

Physiotherapists from the Mars Clinic have presented a scientific paper at the Australian Physiotherapy Assocation’s National Conference, in partnership with colleagues at the Lady Cilento Children’s Conference. Opportunity to present at a National Conference is
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FREE Toilet Training Workshop – Brisbane 21 May 2015

Physiotherapist and head of the Mars Childrens Continence Clinic, Siona Hardy B Phty.(Hons), Grad Dip(Bus Mgmnt), APAM, will be one of the presenters at the Continence Foundation of Australia’s free workshop for parents about toilet training.
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Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits in Schools

The Continence Foundation of Australia, as part of the Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits in Schools project, recently introduced the Toilet Tactics Kit. The aim of the kit is to raise awareness of healthy bladder and bowel habits
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