What Is A Bunion?

The big toe will often push across into the next toe, creating a deformity in the appearance of the foot as well as plenty of pain. Bunions are often associated with the use of tight, narrow shoes, poor foot mechanics and even arthritis.

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James Watts
How To Improve Your Swimming

Whether you were a fish in your past life or a seasonal swimmer, the key to an effective swimming routine is to mix it up with a variety of strokes and drills at different intensities. Not only will it give you a better workout, it helps keep things interesting as well.

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Should You Stretch Before Exercise?

The prospect of sore muscles – or worse, injuries – is enough to put many people off getting active and for years we heard the way to avoid this was to do some stretching first. The trouble is most of us find it hard enough to find time to exercise, let alone fit in a stretching session beforehand. So how important is it to stretch before getting active?

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Foot Health Matters!

The pattern of your feet when you walk or run can impact how your body feels. Your feet house a quarter of all of the bones in your body, so they have an important job to do in keeping you moving however they can easily become vulnerable to stresses. This can lead to compensatory movement patterns developing, which can cause pain and discomfort.

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James Watts
Managing Hip Arthritis

Arthritis of the hip joint is an extremely common problem, particularly as we get older, and is one of the most common joint replacement surgeries performed in Australia. If left untreated, it can become extremely debilitating, but with good early management a lot can be done to keep it at bay and avoid severe complications.

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What Blue Light Exposure Is Doing To Your Eyes

The circadian rhythm regulates a range of your body’s functions to a 24-hour cycle. Most notably, it makes you feel sleepy in the evening and wakeful in the morning. Your retinas play a key role in regulating your circadian rhythm by sensing light and relaying information about the time of day to your brain.

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James Watts