Monthly Archives: September 2012

26 09, 2012

Workstation Setup

By |2012-09-26T10:41:25+10:00September 26, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Your workstation should be set up to cause the least amount of stress on your body. Prolonged hours of poor posture or repetitive work habits, often in a stressful environment can result in significant overuse injury. Applying the following points can help tominimise such injuries. Important points to note: Site [...]

17 09, 2012

10 Healthy Back Tips

By |2012-09-17T11:50:58+10:00September 17, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Exercise Regulary – This doesn’t have to be anything overly strenuous. Something as simple as a daily walk can make a huge difference. Eat A Healthy Diet – Proper nutrients allow the body to repair itself easier Maintain Good Posture – Are you sitting up straight as you read this? Stretch Your Spine [...]

14 09, 2012

Ice & Heat Applications

By |2012-09-14T10:45:34+10:00September 14, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Ice is an effective and natural pain killer and anti-inflammatory. Ice should be applied over the inflamed area in the acute or early stages of your problem. (See below for application) Whenever you experience swelling, redness or sharp / stabbing pain it is generally considered best to apply ice. Repeat [...]

13 09, 2012

Sports Injuries

By |2012-09-13T15:12:15+10:00September 13, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Sports injuries are commonly caused by overuse, direct impact, or the application of force that is greater than the body part can structurally withstand. An injury that happens suddenly, such as a sprained ankle caused by an awkward footfall, is known as an acute injury. Chronic injuries are caused by [...]

13 09, 2012

Shoulder Pain

By |2012-09-13T15:11:34+10:00September 13, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are very common, and are caused by injuries affecting the shoulder joint, muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. It is possible to do more movements with the arm than with any other part of the body. The arm is such a useful tool that it’s [...]

13 09, 2012

Sciatica

By |2012-09-13T15:11:05+10:00September 13, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Chiropractors regularly treat sciatica and have terrific results. Sciatica is the Latin word for “Pain down the back of the leg” Sciatica is referred pain usually caused by trapping the sciatic nerve in the lower back. See back pain. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back down through the buttocks and [...]

13 09, 2012

Posture

By |2012-09-13T15:10:29+10:00September 13, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

What is good posture Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting or laying down. Good posture helps to minimise the amount of strain imposed on our muscles, joints and ligaments whilst performing our daily activities. If you want an example of good [...]

13 09, 2012

Osteoporosis

By |2012-09-13T15:10:01+10:00September 13, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become fragile and brittle. They fracture more easily than normal bone. Even a minor bump or fall can cause a serious fracture. Half of all women and one-third of men over 60 in Australia will have a fracture due to osteoporosis. What [...]

13 09, 2012

Neck Pain

By |2021-02-18T10:09:00+10:00September 13, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

If you are one of the many Australians that suffers with neck pain, you will be pleased to know that our proven Physiotherapy approach may offer the solution you have been searching for. One out of ten of us will have neck pain at some time in our life. In [...]

13 09, 2012

Joint Pain & Arthritis

By |2012-09-13T15:08:52+10:00September 13, 2012|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

What is Arthritis ? Arthritis is a major cause of disability and handicap in Australia affecting people of all ages and walks of life. Arthritis is not a single condition. Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joint. There are over 150 kinds of arthritis, all of which affect one or [...]

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