What to expect at your first Nutrition Consult

What to expect at your first Nutrition Consult

Prior to your appointment I will send you a form to fill out, this contains relevant information about your health such as: • Condition/s you are wanting to address • Past and present medical history & any diagnosed conditions • Family history of health • Prescribed or over the counter ..Continue Reading

What is a Nutritionist?

What is a Nutritionist?

A degree qualified Nutritionist specialises in gathering specific information about their clients. We do ask you about what foods you like to eat, but we also look at family health history, both physically and mentally. Many states of dis-ease can be affected by what foods we put in our bodies. ..Continue Reading

7 Simple Ways To Clear Your Mind

7 Simple Ways To Clear Your Mind

1. Write madly to get some mental breathing room. Writing is a proven way to help organize your thoughts. Morning pages, as popularized by *Julia Cameron* in The Artist’s Way, are a way to adopt the habit of clearing your mind on paper. Three handwritten pages, done daily, can clear ..Continue Reading

Acupuncture Or Trigger Point Dry Needling?

Acupuncture Or Trigger Point Dry Needling?

What is the difference between Acupuncture and Trigger Point Dry Needling? Firstly, they both use very fine, sterile needles that will be inserted into various parts of the body as required. Practitioners of both Dry Needling and Acupuncture have, in the past, used reusable needles.This in itself is not too ..Continue Reading

Benefits Of Regular Remedial Massage

Benefits Of Regular Remedial Massage

There is no doubt massage is popular not only throughout Australia but also internationally. In Australia clients benefit from the regular application of Remedial Massage, a treatment specifically prescribed to the clients own individual needs. In Remedial Massage the Therapist is trained to perform a treatment using not only observation ..Continue Reading

Several Uses of Magnesium for Health

Several Uses of Magnesium for Health

The body needs electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients in order to function well and be healthy all throughout. One of these minerals is magnesium, which plays a very important role in the proper functioning of the human body. The mineral is abundant in animal and plant food products. In ..Continue Reading

What’s the Difference between Relaxation Massage & Remedial Massage?

What’s the Difference between Relaxation Massage & Remedial Massage?

Remedial Massage ‘VS’ Relaxation Massage Ever wanted a massage but couldn’t decide whether you needed a remedial treatment or simply a refreshing and stress reducing relaxation session? Well here’s an explanation to help you decide exactly what you want! What is a Relaxation Massage? A relaxation massage helps destress and ..Continue Reading

Which Is Better: Drinking Cold or Warm Water?

Which Is Better: Drinking Cold or Warm Water?

Ancient medicine systems such as Ayurveda, which originated in India more than 3,000 years ago and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) both highlight the importance of temperature and its effects on the body. So it seems that there are certain occasions where warm water is more appropriate than cold! Whether cold ..Continue Reading

Trigger Points & Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Trigger Points & Myofascial Pain Syndrome

A guide to the science of muscle pain, with reviews of every theory and self-treatment and therapy option. It’s written for both patients and professionals. What are the controversies and myths about muscle pain? What works for muscle pain, what doesn’t, and why? Get many troubleshooting ideas for even the ..Continue Reading

Massage Versus Pain

Massage Versus Pain

Occupational lower back pain in nursing workers.   OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of massage for decreasing occupational low back pain in workers of a Nursing team in an Emergency Room. METHOD: A randomized controlled trial, using a socio-demographic/morbidity questionnaire and a Pain Numeric Scale. Forty-five subjects were randomly allocated ..Continue Reading