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Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? By Peter Tziavrangos

Re: Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? Australian Journal of General Practice. Volume 47, No. 9, September 2018 In light of this recent article in the Australian Journal of General Practice regarding the use of imaging in the management of low back pain I was pleased to see […] Read More

A Dietitian’s Guide to Indulgence By Natalie Long

If you spent the long weekend with a belly full of food and regret, you are not alone. Weekend indulgences are often integral components long weekends, special occasion and celebrations, like the footy finals! But why do we always overdo it? Holiday celebrations are often seen as a ‘write off’ day, where we can eat […] Read More

Super Foods or just Super Healthy Foods? By Natalie Long

With the nature of our quick response media we are often exposed to a plethora of nutrition information, some accurate and some not so. The topic of superfoods often raises the eyebrows of those who are nutrition aware, however there is no magic ingredient – superfoods are foods with a unique nutritional composition that have […] Read More

How Physios Treat Vertigo By Jacqui Haskett

Have you experienced vertigo, nausea, vomiting, or balance issues during or immediately after moving your head position? You may be experiencing Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (or BPPV), which is the most common cause of vertigo symptoms. This inner ear condition can make you feel sudden, brief and intense dizziness, and can often be successfully treated […] Read More

Keeping Tradies Healthy By Peter Tziavrangos

I read with great concern just recently that Australia’s tradies were more likely to look after their tools, than their own health! 79% of them said they took good care of their tools compared to just 47% who said they took good care of their bodies. Additionally, tradies are over represented in statistics for serious workplace […] Read More

Exercise Guidelines Made Easy By Tom Setchell

Most of us know that living an active life is integral to having good health, but what does living an active life really mean? We’ve heard different answers to this question over the years, which often results in confusion about what we should or shouldn’t be doing. How do you know what information is backed […] Read More

Are re-usable shopping bags bad for you?! By Peter Tziavrangos

It has been interesting to hear about the experiences of places who have more recently tried to ban or reduce the use of plastic bags in supermarkets. Having become accustomed to the re-useable bags in SA, it might be a distant memory that many people were very stressed leading up to the change! I just […] Read More

Forget RICE, Remember POLICE! By Tom Setchell

We have all been told to R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compress and elevate) a muscle injury but what if R.I.C.E. shouldn’t be on the menu? First, lets get back to basics. What are muscle injuries? How do you know if you have one? Why remember P.O.L.I.C.E. instead of R.I.C.E when it comes to managing them? How […] Read More

Pilates: For the Everyday Person to Elite Athletes By Jacqui Haskett

Many people think Pilates is targeted only towards non-athletes, however we know that many adults may benefit no matter their physical strength or capabilities. Even elite athletes find it difficult to correctly activate and strengthen their main core muscle, the transversus abdominus (TA). As a result, low back pain or other injuries may occur. As […] Read More

How Hydrotherapy can help your health during Winter By Jacqui Haskett

With the cooler weather now upon us and the chill of winter in the air, exercising during the winter months can be challenging. This can be due to a number of reasons, ranging from not wanting to exercise out in the cold weather, an increase in joint or muscular pain during the colder months, or […] Read More

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Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? By Peter Tziavrangos

Re: Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? Australian Journal of...Read More

A Dietitian’s Guide to Indulgence By Natalie Long

If you spent the long weekend with a belly full of food and regret, you are not...Read More

Super Foods or just Super Healthy Foods? By Natalie Long

With the nature of our quick response media we are often exposed to a plethora of nutrition...Read More