Posts in General Health
Beat Your Headache

Physical treatment combined with self-management strategies, such as stretching, can often be one of the fastest remedies for relief of a headache. Gentle mobilisation of the spine and releasing of tight muscles around the back, neck and head can provide significant relief of headache symptoms.

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How to Stress Less

One of all the things that are stressing you out and another of what you need to do. Then, try to complete just one task from your to-do list. Putting your stressors on paper in front of you can be a healthy release and the first step in a project is commonly the most daunting. You’ll feel more in control by getting that first step over and done with.

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Love Your Heart

Many of us train for aesthetic incentives – weight loss, getting leaner, curvier, more muscular. Heart health is not a result we often prioritise, or even think about, yet it’s one of the most important results we can hope for! Better heart health literally means living a longer, healthier and happier life. It also lowers our blood pressure and cholesterol and reduces our risk of heart disease.

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Stay Active at Work

If you can bike or walk to work, this can be an excellent way to fit more activity into your day – and you’ll arrive feeling fresh and energised, with a clear mind. Of course, not everyone lives close enough for this to be a realistic option, but you can still find ways to make at least part of your trip more active such as getting off the tram a few stops early and walking, or even park your car a kilometre or two away.

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Meniscus Knee Surgery, Is It The Solution?

Each knee joint has a medial and lateral meniscus, these look like two large C-shaped cartilages that separate the thigh bone from the shin bone. Each knee meniscus acts like a little wedge to assist with stability at the knee joint especially with rotational movement. They also act as shock absorbers while walking, running, and jumping, protecting the bone surfaces and allowing you to move.

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The Benefits of Cupping

Cupping has numerous benefits — it can help remove toxins from the body and stimulate the flow of fresh blood, lymph, and Qi to the affected area and throughout the body. It often works wonders for patients with the flu, colds, coughs, back and muscle pain, poor circulation, anxiety, red itchy skin conditions allergies, fevers, aches and myriad other pains.

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