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Are you inflamed?

Inflammation can be a good thing Everyone has experienced the remarkable phenomenon of acute inflammation – a sprained ankle, splinter, or cut – and as a result have witnessed the affected area turn red, puffy and hot as your immune system rushes to your aid to assess the injury and fight any pathogen that might..

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Beat the Back to School Blues

On February 17th, 2016, posted in: Blog, Health and Wellbeing by 0 Comment

Kick-start the New School Year Parents understandably want what is best for their children and aim to ensure that life at home and at school is the best it can be. Nevertheless, if a child is experiencing stress, inadequate sleep or is finding it hard to learn and understand due to poor cognition, then life..

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Helping Children Learn to Love Nutritional Foods

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

A friend and I often give each other “Nutritional Nuggets.” Little ideas to help us encourage healthy eating in the home. With two young boys who could easily be pegged picky eaters, I am always looking for new and inventive ways to ensure they’re eating nutritiously. So here’s my nutritional nugget to you: Reintroduce, reintroduce,..

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MOvember for men’s health

This Movember, the Australian Physiotherapy Association is encouraging everyone to get moving for better health, and have set a 30 day challenge of being active in some form every day. 1 in 4 adults in the developed world don’t exercise enough. Moving more in our everyday life is crucial for preventing disease and reducing the risk..

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Better Living Through Detox

What’s the Big Deal About Detoxification? Detox. It’s a term you’ve no doubt heard a lot of on TV, in magazines or in the gym. But why should you ‘detox’? Detoxification is your body’s natural process of changing dietary and environmental toxins into less harmful substances before eliminating them from your body. Supporting natural detoxification..

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Beat Stress Before It Beats You

On September 16th, 2015, posted in: Blog, Stress by 0 Comment

Is Stress Getting in the Way of Achieving Your Health Goals? Modern living and stress seem to go hand in hand and it may be no surprise to you that the effects of stress can have a significant impact on mental wellbeing. Nevertheless, you may not know that the effects of stress can impact other..

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Optimal Sitting Posture

On August 19th, 2015, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

One of the most common presentations I see is neck and back pain as a result of long hours of sitting at a desk. Often, this can be avoided with a few simple changes to your desk set up. Here are a few simple tips to optimise your desk set up at home or at..

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Take out Insurance Against Colds and Flu this Winter

For many people the shortening days and cooler weather heralds not only the start of winter but also a string of absences from work and a backlog of tasks as you or your loved ones succumb to winter illness. What if you could take out a wellness ‘insurance policy’ against colds and flu, and gain..

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Why We LOVE Our Spiky Balls

Donʼt you hate it when your practitioner tells you to get the spikey ball out “OUCH.” Well we LOVE them. The beauty is you can even use them even if youʼre not in pain, as they are great in many ways. Benefits Relieves muscle tension Improves flexibility Gets into “that” knot Can use it almost..

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Are you at risk for Osteoporosis?

On June 3rd, 2015, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITH OSTEOPOROSIS? It wasn’t that long ago that age-related bone degeneration and subsequent loss of height, due to osteoporosis was accepted as a normal part of ageing. Elderly folk with stooped backs and brittle bones suffered from falls, which left them incapacitated due to broken bones. This story isn’t only historical..

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