Posts in Older Age
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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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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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 Power Of Myotherapy

This is where quality massage and Myotherapy play a crucial role in recovery and maintaining a good quality of life.  And with so many choices in Melbourne, how can you be sure you are making the right choice? Although not a cure of old age, regular massage can have an outstanding effect on the body, improving simple life functions such as walking, shopping and general living.

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Keep Happy with Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is essentially a therapeutic technique in which heated water is used to treat various types of injuries and diseases. Performed in specially designed heated pools, this type of therapy is highly recommended for older adults who are experiencing pain from a physical disorder or illness.

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