An aching shoulder may not necessarily indicate a shoulder problem, and equally a sore neck may not always be a neck problem. The body can often report pain in a confusing, unreliable way. It is common that people with shoulder pain really have a neck problem and vice versa. Why? Because the neck and shoulder [...]
What is Diabetes? Diabetes is increasing in prevalence and is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia and the rest of the world. Diabetes is a complex metabolic condition of which there are three main types: Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes. The common factor between the different types of diabetes is [...]
How does our modern lifestyle affect posture? Posture in medical terms, is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting or laying down. Derived from Latin positura or posit meaning ‘position’ or ‘placed’. In today’s world, we have to sit for lengthy periods of time; in traffic, at school [...]
True or False? Eggs raise cholesterol levels? Olive oil prevents heart disease? Red wine better for you than white wine? It is possible to drink too much water? Do you think you know the answers?
Suffering headaches is certainly not uncommon, and whilst there are many causes of headaches, there are also many things that can be done to reduce their frequency and severity.
Children and teenagers lead a busy, active lifestyle. Participating in after school activities, playing high levels of sport and not having enough down time can have a detrimental effect on their growing bodies. Add school into the mix where kids are carrying heavy textbooks, studying for long periods of time and sitting for hours and [...]