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The Truths and Myths of Sports Recovery

7 Oct, 2022
Recovery after training and competition allows athletes to return to their normal physiological and psychological state as rapidly as possible. Various techniques are employed by athletes so that performance in their next competition or training session will not be unduly…
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Injury Management and Chinese Medicine

1 Sep, 2022
Often when we get an acute injury, we are told to ice the area. RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) is the well known first-line intervention for acute injuries. This has been the prevailing advice for many years, but this…

Acupuncture For Pain

1 Nov, 2016
Acupuncture is fast gaining acceptance in mainstream medicine right across the Western world and is already used routinely in several Australian emergency departments. How Does Acupuncture Treat Pain? Researchers have mapped acupuncture’s effect on the brain and have found that…
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Top 5 Reasons To Have A Hot Stone Massage

1 May, 2016
What is Hot Stone Massage? Hot Stone Massage is a beautiful combination of Manual Massage and Hot Basalt Stones.  Mainly focusing on relaxation, the stones can allow for deeper work due to the gentle penetrating heat.  These can either be…

Treating Arthritis Naturally

2 May, 2015
Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder and one of the most common immune conditions we have success with managing. Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes pain and inflammation of the joints causing them to become painful, hot and swollen…

FSM: A Potent Solution To Nerve & Muscle Pain

31 Oct, 2014
What Is Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM) ?  Frequency Specific Microcurrent is an exciting new way of treating nerve and muscle pain and many other conditions using specific frequencies and micro amperage current. There are hundreds of practitioners in the US,…
The Healing Power of Herbs

Tumeric – The Wonder Spice For Inflammation

16 Sep, 2014
Certain herbs and spices are known for their anti-inflammatory properties, and tumeric is fast becoming one of the most potent natural agents we have to fight inflammation. Turmeric contains the active ingredient curcumin, which has proven anti-inflammatory properties in conditions…
So, What Is Health Anyway?

Sciatica? Then Avoid These 3 Exercises Like The Plague

30 Apr, 2013
by Lisa O’Brien, Remedial Massage Therapist The sciatic nerve is the longest and widest single nerve in your body, running from your lower spine down each leg and ending in each foot. It stems deep down through your buttocks and…

Pain Relief: Pill or Pantry?

by Peter Delaney, Acupuncturist, Naturopath and Senior Practitioner. Pain is one of those things that affects everyone at some point in their life. We are so often encouraged to take pain relief medication such as Panadol or aspirin without really…