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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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Best cheesecake ever!

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

For those celebrating the festival of Shavout next week, here is a recipe for the best cheesecake ever! Ingredients: 5 large eggs 1 cup sugar 1 kg ricotta/low fat Philadelphia cheese 1 small sour cream 4 full tbs cornflour 5 full tbs vanilla pudding Method: Heat oven to 180 and put a small dish with..

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What is Frozen Shoulder?

On February 5th, 2015, posted in: Blog, Physiotherapy by 0 Comment

A frozen shoulder is a condition characterized by inflammation, scarring and tightening of the connective tissue surrounding the shoulder joint, usually resulting in pain and a loss of movement. The exact cause is not known. It can occur after an injury to the shoulder, after a period of immobility, or it can occur spontaneously. Frozen..

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The Top 10 Reasons to Be Drinking More Water

On September 17th, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

How much water to drink? Opinions vary as to how much we should each drink per day. But a good rule to consider is 2L/day for women and 3L/day for men. Increase this amount if you live in a very hot climate or are exercising hard, are pregnant or nursing. To check if you are..

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How to Manage Stress

On February 10th, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

How To Become Resilient To Stress Stress – A Modern Epidemic Our modern lifestyles may be contributing to many health complaints commonly seen today. Many of us experience some form of stress; 9 out of 10 Australians report being stressed and 41% of people feel they experience unhealthy levels of stress. Stress and the body’s..

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Benefits of Physical Exercise during Pregnancy

On March 19th, 2012, posted in: Blog, Pregnancy by 0 Comment

Exercise during pregnancy offers many physical & emotional benefits. Some of the benefits of exercising regularly throughout your pregnancy include: More energy Improved posture Weight control Stress relief Improved sleep & management of insomnia Preparation for the physical demands of labour Faster recuperation after labour Faster return to pre-pregnancy fitness & healthy weight Increased ability..

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