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Have needle phobia but still want the benefits of acupuncture?

Low level laser therapy may be utilised instead of acupuncture needles for certain conditions. LLLT implements red and infrared light to decrease inflammation, promote blood circulation, and promote tissue regeneration by increasing mitochondrial ATP production through photobiomodulation. LLLT is a safe, effective, non-invasive way to accelerate the healing process of pain and inflammatory conditions such […]

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Relax with a Pregnancy Massage

Experienced, specialised care. You and your baby deserve it. Massage can be very beneficial for expecting mothers. While a woman is pregnant she will undergo various physiological and emotional changes, both of which can cause a lot of distress, pain and discomfort. All of which can be helped through massage therapy. Pregnancy massage is a specialised […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Massage

I often get asked by my patients what is and isn’t okay to do before and after getting a remedial massage. Here are some tips on what to do and what not to do before and after a massage. Drink lots of water Getting a massage can be a dehydrating business. Fluids are released from […]

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Mizan Therapy: Traditional Reproductive Healing

We’re excited to introduce Mizan Therapy as one of our services here at Bankstown Health. Naseema is one of the only 3 Mizan Therapist in Sydney. What is Mizan Therapy? Similar to Arvigo/Mayan abdominal therapy, Mizan uses traditional healing techniques to address conditions involving reproductive organs, the digestive system and emotional health. Similar methods are […]

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Healthy bowel, happy life!

Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in Australia. It is largely preventable with early detection resulting in successful treatment. Nutrition plays a vital role in reducing your risk of developing bowel cancer. Eating a plant-based diet, that includes vegetables, fruit, wholegrains and legumes is beneficial for maintaining a healthy bowel. The benefits […]

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Happy gut bugs, happy life.

We all have to eat and we all generally love our food! The old saying that ‘we are what we eat’ rings true when it comes to troublesome health conditions that can start with poor digestion and food allergies. Sometimes we are not even aware of the influence that gut health has on our overall […]

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Exercise: Why is it important?

Why exercise? We automatically associate exercise with going to the gym, going for a run and this crazy difficult workout routine that is going to destroy you. Our society is bombarded with videos and images of the new amazing and revolutionary exercise program that will have you looking like an athlete in 12 weeks but, we […]

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BOXING is a fun new way to manage Parkinson’s Disease

How does Parkinson’s disease affect you? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which affects the dopamine pathway in the brain. Parkinson’s disease patients may experience symptoms such as impaired balance, an abnormal speed in limb movement, altered gait, limb tremor, fatigue and cognitive decline. Prescribed exercise can help manage Parkinson’s disease by improving mobility, balance […]

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