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Getting Children Active: Healthy Movement at New Farm Physio

How To Get Your Children to Be Active   Children should be active at least 60 minutes per day, and should not be inactive for long periods of time. Children need to be encouraged to develop the three facets of fitness: flexibility, endurance and strength. Physical activity helps bring a strong sense of self

The Mouth To Gut Connection Naturopathy Advice Brisbane CBD

Microbiome To Microbiome The Mouth To Gut Connection  Patrick Thompson‘s Naturopathy clinic at New Farm Physiotherapy can assist you in improving your health and well being.  His experience in handling gut problems, improving diet and supplementing nutrition has been a valuable service for the New Farm community over many years.   Natural medicine practitioners have

Five Ways to Stay Fit for Busy Career Mums New

Five Ways to Stay Fit for Busy Career Mums How do I find ways to stay fit and healthy? You may find that your fitness levels slide, and you end up with small niggling pains, especially around this time of year, with end of year pressures mounting. As women we are often expected to soldier

Management of Sports Injuries New Farm Physio CBD Brisbane

Three Benefits of Sports Management by Your Physiotherapist   You may not consider yourself an elite athlete, but you do regularly engage in a running program, and you may participate in events such as the annual fun run calendar in Brisbane. Maybe as part of your fitness program you do Yoga and Pilates, or have

Getting Back your PreBaby Body

Getting Back Your Pre-Baby Body Did you know that pregnancy can cause your abdominal muscles to separate? In some circumstances you can attempt to prevent this from occurring, but women who have had large babies and or caesarean sections are at a particular disadvantage in trying to repair their bodies post pregnancy. A lot of

Holiday Soon – Are You Fit Enough? New Farm Physio and Massage

Holiday Soon – Are You Fit Enough?   So you’ve thought about what you are going to pack, and you’ve got your plane tickets booked, and all your pre-holiday shopping has been done. You’ve got your travel itinerary, and you have thought about all the activities on your destination. There is so much to think

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