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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...read more
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...read more
Gluteal tendinopathy is a common complaint that we see among middle aged women and men. More often than not people come to see us after having had niggling pain on and off for months if not years. Because it is easier to treat in its early stages and is quite common,...read more
Have you ever heard those stories of Soldiers who get shot in active combat but don’t notice or even feel pain until later when they get to safety? Or athletes who can push through a game even though they have a fracture? Or people who feel no pain from an injury until they look at it and see it is bleeding? Why is this?
Firstly we have to understand why the body produces pain. Read on to learn more.
In the children’s book, ‘Who Sank the Boat’ by Pamela Allen, the mouse is blamed for sinking the boat. The mouse made the smallest impact but it was the final straw. This is similar to many injuries that people can get. Consider the following example:read more
We all know what it’s like to feel pain but what about living with it every day? 1 in 5 Australians suffer from this invisible, misunderstood pain that affects every aspect of life and comes in many forms. Read on to learn more.read more