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Why Remedial Massage Works

From time to time our bodies undergo stress and fatigue. Our muscles tighten and we can be left feeling not only pain or discomfort but also mental strain, and if untreated can result in chronic pain, which can lead to more serious burdens on the body. Remedial massage will not only help with our body’s ...

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Benefits of Seeing a Dietitian

Do you feel lethargic, lacking energy, and generally feel like you could do with a turbo boost, just to get you through your day? Well, the chances are your diet might have something to do with it. They say we are what we eat, and with fast food becoming increasingly more accessible, with the likes ...

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Natural Cures To Fight Off Arthritis Pains

Although a common condition, Arthritis is not very well-understood. To put it simply, Arthritis is a term used to refer to not a single disease, but to a group of painful and degenerative conditions made evident by inflammation and stiffness in the joints.

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Sedentary Lifestyle | Kill It Before It Gets You

A majority of us today suffer from some or another kind of body aches like it’s our pet illness! It seems like things were still fine until a few decades ago when our forefathers accomplished every task of the day using both their legs and both their hands.

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Benefits of Pilates for Pregnancy

With smooth movements, a focus on breathing and gentle strengthening, Pilates is a safe and effective way for women to exercise during pregnancy. In fact, Pilates is often incorporated into pregnancy physiotherapy classes, providing pre and postnatal mothers with a variety of benefits. Some women even claim that incorporating Pilates into their routine prior to ...

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How to Avoid Common Sports Physiotherapy Injuries

In 2014, a study conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) discovered that there were over 36,000 hospitalisations in 2011-2012 for those aged 15 years and above as the result of a sports related injury. In fact, the same study found that 8.8% of hospitalisations were the result of AFL sporting injuries, ...

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Why Sports Massage Should Be Included In Training Plans?

For years, professional athletes have been reaping the benefits of sports massage to assist in recovery and improve performance. However, research has shown sports massage therapy provides many more benefits to all athletes and regular exercisers, not just those at an elite level. In fact, at Spinal and Sports Care, we believe sports massage is ...

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Why Should I Consider Hydrotherapy?

Water-based rehabilitation, otherwise known as Hydrotherapy, is a therapeutic treatment often offered by physiotherapists to manage musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. In fact, at Spinal and Sports Care, our expertly trained physiotherapists from the Castle Hill, Wetherill Park and Parramatta clinics may even suggest Hydrotherapy treatments as a part of a holistic plan to manage your ...

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What Is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)?

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (simply known as ESWT) has become a popular treatment solution for various musculoskeletal disorders or orthopaedic conditions such as plantar fasciitis, tendonitis or tennis elbow. In fact, a study conducted by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States discovered a 92% reduction in pain for chronic sufferers of plantar fasciitis ...

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Non Surgical & Drug Free Solutions for Back Pain Treatment

Back pain of any sort can be debilitating and quite unbearable, often leaving suffers to consider various medications and even surgery to rectify the problem. In fact, estimates gathered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2014-2015 revealed that 3.7 million Australians suffer from back problems. It is also predicted that 70-90% of individuals will ...

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