Prevention and management of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease, affecting millions of people worldwide. Current statistics indicate that it’s prevalence increases with age, although it is more common among women and those who have a direct relative with Osteoporosis. This condition is...

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How to avoid the common causes of back injuries

There are a number of different causes of lower back injuries, but the underlying mechanism that offsets an injury is commonly the same. Often, there is a bending of the lower back coupled with a twisting motion to either side...

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Are you getting enough sleep?

Sleep is one of the most important factors in maintaining your health, along with a healthy diet and regular exercise routine, but did you know that 40% of Australian adults are suffering from inadequate sleep? There are many negative effects...

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R.I.C.E.R. – What does it stand for and why do we do it?

After an injury during sports, at home or at work, what is the best approach to help initiate the healing process? The first 24 – 48 hours can be one of the most important time periods for basic self-treatment of injuries. R.I.C.E.R. can...

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Frozen Shoulder – The Cold Hard Truth

There’s probably a cut of lamb shoulder sitting in the bottom of the freezer, and you’re probably waiting for the right recipe to come along and bring out the MasterChef in you to do something with it right? Unfortunately, I...

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What is a CHEK Exercise Coach program?

Many exercise programs out there are prescribed without taking into account several key factors about people as individuals. In a group of people, you will rarely find that everybody has the same detailed history and daily pressures affecting their body...

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