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You CAN teach an old dog NEW tricks!

I thought that this article would be a good opportunity to follow on from Lucy's article on dementia. Whilst I knew that dementia was on the rise in Australia – I really didn’t realise just how bad the problem is and just how much worse it’s projected to get. The...

Is Your Brain Healthy?

We seem to be hearing more and more about dementia every day.  People I talk to lately know someone who has dementia or has a family member affected by this disease. So I thought it would be interesting to take a closer look and do a bit of research. I was amazed by...

Hey – They’re Funny Feet!

Toe shoes are quite the rage at the moment, but are they any good? I bought a pair recently thought I might share some information about why they might be worth trying out and what I have observed in my body as the result of wearing some pretty funny looking shoes....

Water – it really is the elixir of life!

I am convinced that a majority of people we see are not properly hydrated. When asked, more often than not patients do admit to NOT drinking enough water. I hear loads of excuses. They forget to, they don’t have enough time, they don’t like the taste, or they don’t...

Is Remedial Massage a Luxury?

I feel it is important to clarify this view, as I know many people associate "massage" with "luxury". I view massage as a key activity in maintaining your well being. Remedial massage can be of benefit as a preventive treatment to maintain a healthy life style. It's...