Healthy Heart

Healthy Heart! by Kaushal on February 10, 2014 After ongoing attention and controversy after the AHA and American College of Cardiology (ACC) released updated cholesterol guidelines in November, 2013. There is less focus on specific targets for cholesterol reduction, leading to more individually based and patient centered approaches gaining traction. It’s about time they focused on […]

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How massage can help

Your regular massage can help you to disconnect from your busy life. It will allow you to spend at least an hour completely focused on your own comfort, being more aware of your body, and teaching yourself how be in a relaxed state. Massage will relieve tension you hold in your body due to stress, […]

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How to Avoid the Back to School Back Pack Pain

How to Avoid the Back to School Back Pack Pain by Kaushal on February 9, 2012 To avoid the back to school backache, the CAA recommends: Backpacks should ideally be no heavier than 10 per cent of a student’s weight when packed. Make sure the backpack is sturdy and appropriately sized – no wider than […]

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School Backpacks

AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN are at RISK of PERMANENT SPINAL DAMAGE because of INCORRECTLY PACKED and FITTED SCHOOL BACKPACKS Adult back pain and spinal disorders may stem from childhood activities including carrying a heavily loaded backpack for 12 years or more of schooling. Many of the current bags children are using may be fashionable, but unless they […]

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Back to school a pain in the back?

With bags this heavy, it’s no wonder many kids think school is a “pain in the back!” AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN are at RISK of BACK  & SPINAL PAIN because of INCORRECTLY PACKED and FITTED SCHOOL BACKPACKS According to an international study, daily backpack carrying is a frequent cause of discomfort for school children. School backpacks were […]

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Tips for working towards a healthier heart

by Ami-Bree Said   Cardiovascular disease – any condition of the heart and its blood vessels – is the leading cause of death in Australia. In 2012, it was responsible for 30% of all deaths, with that number set to rise due to Australia’s aging population1. While we cannot do anything about getting older, there […]

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