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Shakin’ it in 2017

For some people their New Year’s resolution to lose the ‘spare tyre’ and improve their health may not have gotten off the ground yet. If this is you, you can get support for your journey to a healthier you by following the Shake It Practitioner Weight Management Program! Low Carb = High Life! Shake It..

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Workstation Setup

Well we are well and truly into the working year so itʼs the right time to get your workstation looked at. We have already seen the effects of poor workstation ergonomics on our patients health and wellbeing. This article will outline some tips that may help to take the stress out of your neck and..

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Physiotherapy and your lungs

On March 21st, 2017, posted in: Physiotherapy by 0 Comment

Coming into the cooler months, we are all more prone to coughs, colds and chest infections. Physiotherapy can be useful to help people with chronic lung conditions, where they experience shortness of breath and or excessive phlegm production. Some examples include asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis and bronchiectasis. How your lungs work: The body absorbs oxygen..

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Hamstrung: The Hamstring Injury Journey

Last weekend, two of our practitioners, Daniella (Osteopath) and Shanee (physiotherapist), were lucky enough to attend this conference, discussing all the latest research into hamstring injury, reducing risk of injury, and management. It was a really interesting day, and so we thought we would share some of the key points with you all. Hamstring is..

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Headaches: When to Seek Help

On January 17th, 2017, posted in: Health and Wellbeing by 0 Comment

Headaches are such a common complaint in society, they are so common that 90% of the population suffer from headaches at one point in their life. However, just because it is doesnʼt mean we need to think they are normal. There are many types of headaches from migraines, jaw (TMJ), tension and neck headaches. Studies..

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What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is another tool we use to help us achieve the results we like to help our patients recover from their certain issues. Like massage, joint manipulation or stretching it can be part of your treatment if your practitioner thinks it well benefit you. Dry Needling involves the use of acupunture needles inserted into..

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Is anxiety getting the better of you?

The Anxiety Monster Feeling occasionally anxious is a normal response to modern life. However, for some people their anxiety is like a little monster living inside, who stirs up uncomfortable feelings when faced with simple everyday situations. If you or someone you know avoids social gatherings, work meetings or confrontations, due to anxiety, then don’t..

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Asparagus and Bean Salad

Bunch Asparagus, each sliced in 1/3 Handful of string beans 300g broad beans 2 handful of spinach leaves 1 spring onion – chopped finely 1/4cup blackberries 1/2cup macadamia 1/2 tsp sesame oil olive oil lemon juice 1 tbsp toasted sesame seed 1 tsp nigella seeds salt   Method Prepare a large bowl with iced water...

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Stuffed Salmon with Tahini Sauce

Another delicious recipe from one of our naturopaths, Genya Fleischer Stuffed salmon with tahini sauce Whole salmon 2 kg butterflied ( ask the spine to be removed leaving fish head on Stuffing 1 small onion ( chopped) 100gr chopped mushrooms 2 tbs oil 50 chopped spinach 2 tbs pine nuts Heat oil add onion and..

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Sleep – it’s not a luxury

On September 14th, 2016, posted in: Health and Wellbeing by 0 Comment

Are You Waking Up Feeling Refreshed? Staring at the ceiling at 2:30 am, unable to sleep, is usually low on people’s list of favourite pastimes. Affecting anyone at any age, insomnia (difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep) and/or waking unrefreshed can be some people’s reality. Research shows that adults who get fewer than seven hours..

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