Tips for a Healthy Spine

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Approximately 80-90% of the population suffers from spinal pain at some point. A healthy spine is an often overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. People, who suffer from back pain, particularly if it is long-term, are generally less healthy than those who do not. It’s important for you to try to keep your spine… Continue reading

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or ITBS, is one of the most common causes of pain that is felt on the outside of the knee. It is most common in runners, hikers and cyclists, but any athlete who plays sports that require repeated knee flexion can find themselves dealing with IT Band pain. The Iliotibial Band is… Continue reading

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Green Smoothies – delicious, easy and nutritious!

It can be hard to get enough veggies and fruit into our diets, especially when we’re busy and when our kids may not want to eat quite what we would like them to! But without those fruits and especially those green veggies that we are missing, our bodies don’t work as well. We can get… Continue reading

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Trigger Point Therapy

An important aspect of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction is addressing all possible contributing factors, including the presence of joint or spinal dysfunction, postural imbalances, reduced coordination of movement, poor posture and the effect of trigger points. Most muscular aches and pains are caused or affected by untreated “trigger points,” localized tender spots in muscles. Understanding… Continue reading

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What to Do Before You Cut Out Wheat

By Miranda Bone These days, going wheat or gluten free is almost fashionable. However, if you have noticed symptoms after eating a big bowl of pasta or a fluffy white pizza base, don’t rush to avoid wheat just yet. Many Melbourne cafes offer gluten free cakes and friands, and some restaurants have gluten-free pizza bases… Continue reading

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