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Why does my back hurt?

Anyone who has had back pain for any length of time will agree that the question of “Why does my back hurt?” is something that for some, becomes a 1 million dollar question. There are so many reasons, but if I had to choose the most common reasons for back pain that exists over 1 …

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Mums and Bubs: First Steps – Yeppoon

We are beyond excited to be able to bring this program to our mummas in Yeppoon! These are run on Monday mornings with our Physiotherapist Chloe Petith! Working on core strength and pelvic floor work to get your body moving again after birth.

Did you know that our bodies are 70% water? Why is it important to know this?

Our heart rate and body temperature increases when we exercise or are out in the heat on a hot day. The way our body regulates this increase in body temperature is through sweating (evaporation), through a process called thermoregulation. Once we finish exercising, we need to replace the fluid lost by rehydrating. Rehydrating after exercise …

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Greg Muir: Movember and his cancer story

Greg Muir: Movember and his cancer story Supporting our clients through every stage of their lives is so important to us. To us, health involves the whole person, not just physical fitness. Going through cancer is a scary time, and the uncertainty of the situation affects every part of your life. We provide services to …

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Working out on an empty stomach, why you should or shouldn’t do this.

As mentioned before the information differs for different chronic health populations, with medications and biological factors playing a role. Eating meals containing carbohydrates are known to increase blood glucose and insulin concentrations. When this is followed by exercise, glucose uptake into skeletal muscle is enhanced, leading to a lower effect on blood glucose. This has …

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What is cupping and how does it work?

Cupping What is it? Cupping is the application of a ‘cup’ to the skin to create a suction. It is used in western therapeutic sessions to increase blood flow through the area, reduce inflammation, loosen fascia and tissues, and pull any build up in the tissues up to the surface for the lymphatic system to …

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What are Headaches and Migraines? How can we help relieve the symptoms?

Headaches? Headaches are characterised as any pain present in the head or face. While there are many different types of headaches, they can be classified into two main groups: Primary Headaches and Secondary Headaches. Primary Headaches are not due to another underlying medical condition (Migraine, Cluster headaches, and Tension Headaches fall into this category). Secondary …

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