Minerals and exercise increase bone mass and strength


Weight-bearing exercise is well-known for its benefits to bone health, including improving increases in bone mass, whole-bone strength, tissue quality and fracture resistance. As bone mass becomes less responsive to exercise as we age, it may be beneficial to maximise bone mass earlier in life. One strategy is to increase bone mass in early adulthood [...]

Minerals and exercise increase bone mass and strength2019-03-28T07:31:13+10:30

What is Kinesiology tape or Rock tape?


Recently Dr Paije went to a seminar on Rock tape. Rock tape is a type of kinesiology tape. It is the colourful tape you see on many athletes at the Olympics and is very different to the regular athletic strapping tape. It is a rehabilitation tape that is designed to facilitate the body’s healing process [...]

What is Kinesiology tape or Rock tape?2018-09-25T02:23:57+09:30

Getting Ready for Summer


This spring everyone is getting their bodies beach ready so I thought it was a good opportunity to discuss with all of you the diet questions many people ask me. ‘What is the best diet?’ is like asking how long is a piece of string. Everybody is different and will respond differently, however, there are [...]

Getting Ready for Summer2016-10-10T01:07:24+10:30

New Years Resolutions


As we are approaching the end of the year, it is a great time to brainstorm the many positive outcomes that we are thankful for. You may be thankful for a healthy year, for new friends in your life, or for re-connecting with some old ones, having the ability to spend time with your family. [...]

New Years Resolutions2015-03-03T03:03:21+10:30

Hamstring Injury and Chriopractic


Your brain communicates with your body via your nervous system. If there is irritation to a nerve at the spinal level it can affect wherever that nerve goes. The sacral plexus which exit the lower levels of the spinal cord supply the muscles, joints, bones, ligaments and other structures of the leg, knee, ankle, feet [...]

Hamstring Injury and Chriopractic2014-05-08T03:49:23+09:30

Five Tips for Making Exercise Part of Your Daily Routine


Why is it that when we begin exercising it seems like such a chore, but once it is part of routine it becomes so addictive? Here are some tips to plan exercise into your day: 1) Make it a priority - if you want to feel better, look good, increase energy levels and boost endorphins [...]

Five Tips for Making Exercise Part of Your Daily Routine2013-11-12T04:03:37+10:30

Benefits of Walking


Helps with weight management Doesn’t require special equipment Reduces symptoms of stress and anxiety It’s a low impact exercise Lowers ‘bad’ cholesterol Lowers blood pressure Reduces the risk of some cancers Aids in the management of type 2 diabetes Improves mood Helps maintain strong bones Reduces the risk of heart attack Reduces stress Builds [...]

Benefits of Walking2021-10-19T12:29:18+10:30
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