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Massage and Post Exercise Recovery After Treatment At New Farm Physio

Massage and Post Exercise Recovery Many people — both athletes and health professionals – have long contended massage eases inflammation, improves blood flow and reduces muscle tightness. But until now no one has understood why massage has this apparently beneficial effect. Now researchers have found what happens to muscles when a massage therapists works on

New Clinical Guidelines for the Treatment of Knee OA

Government Guidelines for the Treatment of Knee OA (Osteoarthritis of the knee) Clinical guidelines from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care have recently become available to practitioners.  They relate to the treatment of Osteoarthritis of the knee and how this chronic and difficult to treat condition should be correctly managed. The

CO Q 10 And The Master Regulator Naturopathy New Farm 335805481

Enzymes and Coenzymes – The Fundamentals Enzymes are biological molecules that significantly speed up the rate of virtually all of the chemical reactions that take place within our cells. They are vital for life and serve a wide range of important functions in the body, such as aiding us to digest the food we eat

Osteoarthritis: Physio and Naturopathy Brisbane CBD

Osteoarthritis What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common forms of arthritis seen in the clinic of a Physio or Naturopath. It is a condition that affects the whole joint including bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles.  Cartilage is a firm cushion that covers the ends of the two bones, absorbing shock and enabling the

Recreational Running – Topics to Consider New Farm Brisbane33585481

Recreational Runners: Interesting facts regarding performance and injury. Running as a way to gain fitness, reduce weight and build leg strength is one of the most effective choices available. Frequently I hear that people are put off from venturing into the sport by myths that it will “wreck your knees”, “that it is too hard”

Flu Buster Tea Naturopathic Remedy New Farm 33585481

Flu Buster Tea This is an old herbal flu buster tea. It is designed to increase your core temperature, increase perspiration and help your immune system fight off the flu. It also has some anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Aniseed has been added to help settle upset tummies. Fennel or dill seeds could be substituted instead

Fish Oils: What you Need to Know. New Farm Naturopathy 33585481

Fish Oils:  What you Need to Know   The increasing awareness around the wide-ranging health benefits of fish oil has led to it becoming one of the most commonly used and prescribed dietary supplements in Australia. Fish oil, which is derived from the tissues of oily fish, contains the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

Standing Up Desks – A Short Discussion New Farm Physio 33585481

Standing Up Desks – A Short Discussion The drive to make our workplaces less restrictive on our movement has generated an even mix of fads and great ideas.  To combat the hour upon hour of prolonged sitting, office workers have tried sitting on large fit-balls, inflatable sitting discs and foam sitting wedges. More recently, standing

Pelvic Floor Strengthening Exercises at New Farm Physio

Pelvic Floor Exercises at New Farm Physio   What is the Pelvic Floor? The pelvic floor are an important group of muscles that sit at the base of the pelvis.  Picture a hammock like structure that runs between the coccyx at the back and the pubic bone at the front.  The main function of these muscles

Naturopathy Dispatch: The Balance of Life Part 2 ph:33585481

  The Balance of Life   The Balance of Life An ecosystem is the dynamic link between communities of flora and fauna and micro-organism and their inorganic surroundings. Energy from the sun, water, nitrogen and soil minerals are other essential components of an ecosystem. By feeding on plants and on one another, animals play an