Plantar Fasciopathy Myths that Prevent Recovery!

As a practitioner that helps people with Plantar Faciitis/ Plantar Fasciopathy on a daily basis I am sick and tired of people being misinformed about the problem! I have created this myth buster series document to help people who are experiencing persistent pain that is not responding or is affecting…

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How to succeed with a home exercise program?

How to set goals for your home exercise program?  The most important thing to consider when looking to advance your general exercise program is what you are looking to achieve.  Making your routine specific to achieving your goals is fundamental when progressing your exercise routine and what exercises it should…

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Gluten Free is a fad diet right?

For over 350,000 Aussies, this isn’t the case. That’s almost the population of Geelong! For these Australians, a gluten free diet is a medical prescription they have to abide by for the management of their coeliac disease.  Coeliac Disease Awareness week from 13th – 20th March is aiming to raise…

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What can I do to support my body with a new exercise routine?

Top 5 physical tips Accept deconditioning and reduce your weights You will experience DOMS, but this is normal Warm up properly Have a professional check your technique Gradually increase your load Start a prehab program before returning to sports Top 5 food tips Have breakfast everyday to support your increased…

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Negative Self Talk – What is it and why does it matter?

What is negative self-talk? When is the last time you paid attention to your thoughts, actually thought about what you’re thinking? Our lives can be so busy and it is easy to live on auto-pilot and go about your day without noticing a single thought traveling through your mind. The…

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Heel Pain in Kids!

Has your child ever complained of sore heels from footy or netball? Have you noticed them begin to run differently towards the end of a game, and walk with a limp afterwards? What causes heel pain in kids? The most likely cause of this is calcaneal apophysitis, which you might…

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How can a Dietitian help me?

When should I see a dietitian? People can sometimes feel less than 100% sure about knowing what to expect when seeing a dietitian for the first time. If you’re reading this, you might not be exactly sure why you should even see a dietitian yourself. There’s usually a good reason…

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Are you feeling worried lately?

If you’ve been staring at the ceiling trying to fall asleep, while also worrying about the health risks to you, your family and loved ones while also considering how to navigate your career and finances due the current Covid-19 changes we are seeing in Australia and around the world, please…

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How to Support Someone Living with Anxiety

Knowing what anxiety is and what its impacts are can help you to better support someone with this condition. Someone struggling with anxiety may feel so fearful that they avoid taking action, or act in ways that are inconsiderate or that increase your own anxiety. Anxiety might look like a…

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The Top Four Psychological Tips for Anyone!

This top four psychological tips for anyone has been written with anyone in mind!  The thing is, sometimes the advice people give you is not quite right for you or your circumstances. The intention of this article is to offer four thought provoking points for you to run through your…

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