Managing Hip Arthritis

Arthritis of the hip joint is an extremely common problem, particularly as we get older, and is one of the most common joint replacement surgeries performed in Australia. If left untreated, it can become extremely debilitating, but with good early management a lot can be done to keep it at bay and avoid severe complications.

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What Blue Light Exposure Is Doing To Your Eyes

The circadian rhythm regulates a range of your body’s functions to a 24-hour cycle. Most notably, it makes you feel sleepy in the evening and wakeful in the morning. Your retinas play a key role in regulating your circadian rhythm by sensing light and relaying information about the time of day to your brain.

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James Watts
Stay Active at Work

If you can bike or walk to work, this can be an excellent way to fit more activity into your day – and you’ll arrive feeling fresh and energised, with a clear mind. Of course, not everyone lives close enough for this to be a realistic option, but you can still find ways to make at least part of your trip more active such as getting off the tram a few stops early and walking, or even park your car a kilometre or two away.

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Meniscus Knee Surgery, Is It The Solution?

Each knee joint has a medial and lateral meniscus, these look like two large C-shaped cartilages that separate the thigh bone from the shin bone. Each knee meniscus acts like a little wedge to assist with stability at the knee joint especially with rotational movement. They also act as shock absorbers while walking, running, and jumping, protecting the bone surfaces and allowing you to move.

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Top Tips for Getting into Shape

We all set goals, but it’s important to be reasonable with your goals.  Don’t overestimate your availability, commitment and effort.  Start with short term,  easy goals.  Make it something that’s achievable even on your worst week.  You will likely fail along the way during training programs, it just doesn’t have to be in the first week because your goal was to go to the gym every day of the week.

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The Benefits of Cupping

Cupping has numerous benefits — it can help remove toxins from the body and stimulate the flow of fresh blood, lymph, and Qi to the affected area and throughout the body. It often works wonders for patients with the flu, colds, coughs, back and muscle pain, poor circulation, anxiety, red itchy skin conditions allergies, fevers, aches and myriad other pains.

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The Power Of Yoga

It teaches us how to breathe, to be still and to remember that everything we think we need is already within. A regular practice can help guide you and provide clarity. Benefits such as toned, stronger arms, more flexibility and less tense shoulders, but all of that is just an introduction into the life changing effects yoga can bring us.

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James Watts