Do you have a… MORTONS NEUROMA???

If you have recently been diagnosed with a Morton’s neuroma, it’s not as scary as it sounds, nor as Dr Google makes it out to be. What is a neuroma? A neuroma is simply an irritation of the nerve between the bones in your foot, which causes it to become…

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What can I do to help with Arthritis in my knees?

“Your knees are bone on bone and you’re only 50”.“You shouldn’t be running with your knees”. “You need a total knee replacement”. Sound familiar? If you’re an Australian in your 40’s or above, chances are you’ve heard one or all of these statements following an episode of knee pain.These sorts…

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How can I improve my mental health and well-being?

Being mentally well and feeling generally well are goals we are all interested in to some extent. If we choose to be proactive we can create a type of buffer to increase our likelihood of wellness and build resilience. Below are 10 steps that are within our control to apply!…

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Why Should Someone Living with Diabetes See a Podiatrist?

When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, they are often bombarded with information. This information is often delivered in complicated, technical language and can be delivered by many different health professionals over many different appointments.  In fact, it’s not uncommon for someone to have been recently diagnosed with diabetes to be…

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Elbow Pain Causes & Treatment – Could it be Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow or elbow tendinopathy is a common condition causing tendon pain. What causes Tennis Elbow or Elbow Tendinopathy? Tennis elbow is a condition of overuse meaning the tendon did not have the strength or condition to withstand the load that you have been putting it under, and without adequate…

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What should I do about foot pain?

Well, there are a number of things you could do… so how do you know which way to go? When you start to get any sort of pain or injury, whether it be your Achilles tendon, your plantar fascia, or your arthritis in your big toe, you should always try…

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How do I find the right Psychologist for me?

The decision to seek help in the form of therapy can be daunting. Maybe you’ve tried this path before and have a negative experience, but you may be ready to try again. Seeking help can be an important first step to better understanding and managing your mental health and improving…

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Smart Calories

FAST FOOD MEAL VS RESTAURANT MEAL VS HOME MADE MEAL Have you always wondered how to make the most of your calorie allowance? Maybe that’s not in the forefront of your mind and you prefer to think of your meals for the food itself, rather than the calories? Then that’s…

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What are the Three biggest Causes of Neck Pain?

Have you woken up in the morning wondering why your neck is stiff, sore or painful? Sometimes you can catch yourself wondering how this happened even though you may not have had a specific moment of injury that would account for the pain.   This can become frustrating as you…

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How to Nurture Self Compassion

What is self-compassion? Self compassion basically means being kind to yourself. This may seem a foreign concept to some people, especially if they have been raised in an abusive or unloving home where compassion may have been absent. As self-compassion refers to relating to the self with kindness, it is not…

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