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7 Ways to Effectively Advertise Your Massage Business

Sep 30, 2022

There are approximately 19,000 massage therapists in Australia, so competition is fiercer than ever. This requires the use of the most effective advertising and marketing strategies in order to stay ahead in the race. Creating an advertising strategy...

Bell's Palsy: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments

Apr 27, 2022

Bell's palsy, also known as acute peripheral facial palsy, is a medical condition that affects the facial muscles and can lead to facial paralysis if not treated properly. It was named after Charles Bell, a Scottish anatomist who was the first to describe...

Regain Control of Your Health Without Relying on Superficial Meds

Feb 16, 2022

Listening to what our bodies need appears to be the last thing on our minds in today's fast-paced world. With work, school, family and other obligations to attend to, a doctor's appointment almost always falls to the bottom of your list of priorities.

Home Health Care: What Is It & Who Needs It?

Jan 12, 2022

Home health care is the preferred option for seniors who prefer to remain in their homes rather than go to a nursing home or assisted living facility since home health workers can provide practically all services at home, with the exception of emergency...

Occupational Therapy Explained: What Exactly Do Occupational Therapists Do?

Jan 10, 2022

Occupational therapy is an allied health profession that helps people to achieve their goals by working on three main areas: skills, function and health. An occupational therapist will assess each person's individual needs and create a treatment plan...

Neuralgia: Types, Symptoms & Treatments

Nov 18, 2021

Rare but debilitating, neuralgia causes long-term and, oftentimes, debilitating pain. Australian researchers found that 8% of patients have this as a complication of shingles, and 26% are diabetics. Other people experience different types of neuralgia...

Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Oct 11, 2021

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition where the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway in the palm area of your hand, becomes pressed and squeezed. This puts pressure on the nerve and causes pain, numbness and tingling sensations.

What is Sciatica?: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

Sep 13, 2021

Sciatica is one of those conditions that cannot be concealed for long as its symptoms are as clear as crystal. Although back pain can be caused by many things, you can tell straight away whether or not it's sciatica. Find out in this guide what telltale...

Chronic Diseases & Natural Therapy

Sep 10, 2021

Living with a chronic condition causes not only physical pain and difficulty in performing everyday tasks — even the simplest of them — but also mental torture and emotional distress. Nothing can be worse than not knowing what may happen tomorrow...

Fun Runs & Walks to Combat Parkinson's Disease

Aug 30, 2021

Are you looking for a fun way to support people battling Parkinson's disease while spending time with your friends and family? Come to the Unity Walk and Run 2021 on 13th September and change the fate of people who suffer from Parkinson's disease.

Better Access for People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Aug 23, 2021

A spinal injury can drastically alter a person's life overnight. In most cases, suffering a severe injury can cause chronic pain and loss of body functions. Spinal Cord Injuries Australia, a charity that advocates programs and services to ease the...

Natural Pain Management Strategies

Aug 19, 2021

Pain is a very common condition. Pain may be anything from a dull ache to a sharp stab and can range from mild to extreme. You may feel pain in one part of your body or it may be widespread. There are two types of pain: Acute pain is a normal response...

What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jun 14, 2021

People with rheumatoid arthritis experience debilitating joint pain, extreme fatigue, cognitive impairment, emotional distress and many other unpleasant things. If these echo what you feel or that of someone important in your life, this guide walks...

Geriatric Care & Natural Therapy

Jun 11, 2021

The deterioration of ageing diminishes an elderly person's passion for life as different ailments start to set in. Bone loss, anxiety disorders and joint pain are just some of the conditions that make performing regular activities of daily living an...

Research Discovers if Acupuncture & Physiotherapy Can Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Mar 30, 2021

Osteoarthritis is a joint disease commonly experienced by older adults. It's characterised by the deterioration of the connective tissue between the ends of the bones, causing joint pain and inflammation as the bones rub against each other. Most people...

How Much Do Body & Structural Therapies Cost?

Oct 07, 2020

Our unmindful movements can damage the structure of our bodies and hinder us from functioning as we should. It's only through pain that our bodies can communicate such problems to us. So, when we couldn't sit, stand, walk or simply turn our heads from...

Becoming a Physiotherapist

Aug 25, 2020

Physiotherapy, also dubbed as physical therapy, is the practice of using non-invasive means to treat physical injuries and dysfunctions. A physiotherapist is a highly trained professional with a thorough knowledge of life sciences and therapeutic techniques...

7 Simple Steps to Better Posture

May 01, 2017

Many of us spend our days hunched over computer screens (or art tables or school desks or microscopes…) And unfortunately, our modern life means a higher risk of poor posture. So if you're feeling a little stiff or sore, try these steps to better...

What are the Most Common Posture Problems?

Aug 28, 2015

Having poor posture affects more than just looking hunched over or slumped; it can affect our entire skeletal system and ultimately impact our health. That is why it is so important to correct posture problems before it's too late. Bad posture is common...

What is Hydrotherapy?

Mar 15, 2013

Hydrotherapy is the use of water (hydro) for therapeutic purposes. While that may roughly define hydrotherapy, it raises more questions than it answers. How is water used in hydrotherapy? Why is hydrotherapy effective? Who can benefit from it? This brief...

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