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Exercising safely during warm weather

On March 2nd, 2015, posted in: Exercise by 0 Comment

In view of the recent warmer weather, here are some tips to ensure you continue your exercise routines safely and avoid dehydration or heat illness stay hydrated; drink plenty of water before, during and after exercise. take rest breaks, ideally in the shade. avoid exercising during the hottest part of the day. wear light coloured,..

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Ankle Sprains

On February 11th, 2015, posted in: Injuries, Physiotherapy by 0 Comment

A sprained ankle occurs when there is damage and tearing to the soft tissue and ligaments of the ankle. The lateral ligament, which sits on the outside aspect of the ankle and acts to prevent the foot and ankle from turning inward excessively, is the most commonly affected. Ankle sprains can range in severity, from..

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What is Frozen Shoulder?

On February 5th, 2015, posted in: Blog, Physiotherapy by 0 Comment

A frozen shoulder is a condition characterized by inflammation, scarring and tightening of the connective tissue surrounding the shoulder joint, usually resulting in pain and a loss of movement. The exact cause is not known. It can occur after an injury to the shoulder, after a period of immobility, or it can occur spontaneously. Frozen..

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The Top 10 Reasons to Be Drinking More Water

On September 17th, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

How much water to drink? Opinions vary as to how much we should each drink per day. But a good rule to consider is 2L/day for women and 3L/day for men. Increase this amount if you live in a very hot climate or are exercising hard, are pregnant or nursing. To check if you are..

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How a Sedentary Lifestyle (Sitting Too Much Every Day) Can Seriously Endanger Your Health

On May 29th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

The dangers of living a sedentary life: Learn how to ward off the nasty effects of a new epidemic called Sitting Disease PUBLISHED IN WOMEN?S HEALTH SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 ?ISTOCKPHOTO.COM/MARILYN NIEVES   You might not want to take the following stat sitting down: According to a poll of nearly 6,300 people by the Institute for..

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How to Manage Stress

On February 10th, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

How To Become Resilient To Stress Stress – A Modern Epidemic Our modern lifestyles may be contributing to many health complaints commonly seen today. Many of us experience some form of stress; 9 out of 10 Australians report being stressed and 41% of people feel they experience unhealthy levels of stress. Stress and the body?s..

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Benefits of Physical Exercise during Pregnancy

On March 19th, 2012, posted in: Blog, Pregnancy by 0 Comment

??Exercise during pregnancy offers many physical & emotional benefits. Some of the benefits of exercising regularly throughout your pregnancy include: More energy? Improved posture Weight control Stress relief Improved sleep & management of insomnia Preparation for the physical demands of labour Faster recuperation after labour Faster return to pre-pregnancy fitness & healthy weight Increased ability..

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Pillows Made to Measure

On November 30th, 2011, posted in: Sleep by 1 Comment

Have you been snoring, waking up with neck or back pain, or just not feeling rested? Have you tried to find a new pillow but without enough success? A custom-built pillow may be the answer!   There are many different types of pillows on the market, including memory-foam contoured pillows, latex pillows, and others. The..

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Naturopath Melbourne

On July 12th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

Looking for Naturopath Melbourne? Naturopath Melbourne? Yes, we are experienced Naturopaths located in Caulfield. Naturopathy can treat weight loss, blood pressure, diabetes + much more. See below for the rather large list of conditions that naturopathy can treat. Contact one of our Naturopaths to see how they can help you. What can Naturopathy treat? Who..

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