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Looking after your lower back while gardening

With the weather heating up many of us are choosing to spend more time in the garden. It’s a great way of getting out of the house and taking in some fresh air. Unfortunately, as some of you have experienced before, spending time in the garden can expose us to injuries. Here are a few […]

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Why is calcium important for your body

What is calcium and why is it so important for your body? Calcium is an essential nutrient the body requires for many different reasons. Three of the most important reasons are: Strong bones: Calcium is essential for the development, growth and maintenance of bone. Without it, bones can become brittle and weak such like those […]

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Suffering with shoulder pain?

Subacromial bursitis is inflammation of the bursa which sits below a part of the shoulder blade called the acromion and is a common cause of shoulder pain in individuals. So what’s a bursa? A bursa is a small, fluid-filled sac located usually between skin and a tendon, or bone and a tendon. There are over […]

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Top 4 benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a practice that includes physical postures, breathing exercises and meditation. Originating from India, the practice of yoga is growing in popularity and more people are including the practice in their lives today. Yoga has many benefits including:   REDUCED STRESS LEVELS   This low impact form of exercise is a great way to […]

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Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Try our top 6 tips for stress management.

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? You’re not alone! Traffic jams, deadlines, financial woes, job changes, endless chores and never ending to do lists, relationships, family problems- there’s always something grating on our last nerves. Stress is a natural response to pressure when faced with challenges that require us to adapt and make changes to our habits, […]

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How much sleep do teenagers need?

Sleep research shows that a teenager needs between 9 and 10 hours of sleep every night. Yet most teens, on average, are only getting between 7 or 8 hours a night. Chronic sleep deprivation can lead to reduced alertness, concentration issues, decreased academic performance and feelings of sadness and irritability. For active and growing bodies, […]

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Top 5 Tips for a Calm and Efficient Exam Period

In the past few weeks we have seen noticed many of our clients have been feeling stressed, overwhelmed, experiencing neck pain, headaches and having difficulty sleeping. The common trend in all of these clients is that they are all either studying for Uni or school exams. As Osteopaths – 5 years of Uni and 60 […]

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Anti-inflammatory medication (NSAIDs) vs Natural alternatives

Often the first thing we do when we notice pain is to reach for a packet of painkillers. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen are a good way to initially bring down inflammation of an injury, like an ankle sprain. However, high doses of these types of drugs should not be used for longer than […]

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Injured Ankle?

Ankle injuries are a very common injury of the foot. They commonly occur during games of sport such as football and netball, or when walking or running on uneven surfaces. Some women can be predisposed to ankle injuries when constantly wearing high heels, this elevation of the heel of the foot makes the ankle more […]

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Eating out this weekend?

We are coming into the festive season, of football celebrations, spring carnival, end of year Christmas parties and then Christmas. This can be a time period of many celebrations, drinks and eating out. For some people, eating out can be a frequent experience, regularly grabbing take away or eating out at lunch time from work. […]

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