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Knee Braces for Knee Osteoarthritis

We are now supplying and fitting Ossur knee braces.   Knee Osteoarthritis is a very common condition that can cause pain and limit mobility. Total knee replacements are the final step in the treatment process when pain and function become too disabling. There are many...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

There is a good chance you know someone who has Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or may even have it yourself. It is the most common nerve injury affecting the arm and can be quite debilitating. It usually begins gradually with a burning pain in the hand at night that makes it...

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Strength Training for Over 60s

It is known that aging causes a gradual decline in strength and daily independence. But, we also know that resistance training improves strength at any age1. It is recommended that people over the age of 60 participate in regular, ongoing strengthening exercise to...

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My Health Record – the concerns and facts

As of February 2019 you will have a My Health Record unless you previously opted out. There have been a lot of concerns about the security and information included in this record so we wanted to clarify a few things. What is it? My Health Record is an online summary...

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Falls and How to Prevent Them

As we age, our risk of falling increases and the associated consequences become more serious. It can be a little scary to read about, but the trick is to prevent falls, and if you have fallen, work to prevent another. The Stats While there are no specific Australian...

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