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Exercise and Cancer Treatment.

Exercise and Cancer Treatment.

What is the role of exercise during cancer treatment? By Jess Henderson, Exercise Physiologist. One in four Australian women and one in three Australian men are affected by cancer before the age of 75. Most of us can relate and know someone close to us that may be...

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Liptember – Let’s start the conversation 

Liptember – Let’s start the conversation 

By Jess Henderson, Exercise Physiologist. Liptember is a campaign dedicated to raising funds and awareness for women's mental health by starting the conversation off, by popping a little colour on.  This September, you can register online and seek sponsorship from...

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Week

Prostate Cancer Awareness Week

By Darcy Meesen, Physiotherapist. Just get tested! Ok so I’m gonna lay it out cold here; Prostate cancer affects one in every five men in their lifetime. That means if it’s not you, then it’s highly likely it's your dad, grandpa, brother or uncle. There are 20,000...

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Exercising your mental health muscle

Exercising your mental health muscle

By Exercise Physiologist, Lachlan Whiting. The benefits of regular exercise for your physical health are well known. We all know exercise can positively impact our cardiovascular health, weight management, blood sugars, cholesterol levels, bone, joint and muscle...

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Exercise and Cancer Treatment.

Keep warm this winter

By Jess Henderson, Exercise Physiologist.   Why warm-ups are an important part of your exercise program. Do you play sport? Have an event upcoming? Or just lead an active lifestyle? If so, it is important to understand the importance of warming up prior to...

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Exercise in Pregnancy

Exercise in Pregnancy

By Osteopath, Dr Catherine Allison. Many expectant mothers are confused about the what, where and how of exercise during pregnancy. It is important to remember that pregnancy is a normal condition and not an illness. Thus for most woman, it is possible to stay active...

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Healthy fascia, happy body.

Healthy fascia, happy body.

By Myotherapist, Summer Spikers. Have you ever wondered why stretching can be so uncomfortable once you reach your limit? How your internal organs stay where they are? Or how your muscles stay connected to your bones? Yes, this does sound like a biology lesson, but...

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Ankle Sprain Injuries and Rehabilitation

Ankle Sprain Injuries and Rehabilitation

    By Darcy Meesen, Physiotherapist. How did you perform at Run Melbourne? Did you pull up sore or injury yourself on the run? Ankle sprains are a common running injury that I'm sure you've heard of before. What is an ankle sprain? A sprain is the tearing of the...

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Dry July for better bodies?

Dry July for better bodies?

By Dr Christine Fraser, Osteopath. It is coming to the end of July and hence the end of Dry July, something a 160,000 Australian's have been apart of since 2008. They have raised $37 million for people affected by cancer, and funded projects at more than 75 cancer...

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When too much isn’t a good thing…

When too much isn’t a good thing…

By Dr Catherine Allison, Osteopath Are you in the middle of you're winter running season? Know someone that is? Overuse injuries are super common when training for events like Run Melbourne (this weekend) or the local, Surfcoast Century (September). Have you struggled...

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