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Private Health Funds to cease rebates for certain Natural Therapies

You may have already received a letter or email from your private health insurer stating that from April 1st, 2019, you will no longer be able to claim for certain Complementary Medicine Therapies, including Naturopathy. Other therapies cut from health fund rebates are Alexander Technique, Aromatherapy, Bowen Therapy, Buteyko, Feldenkrais, Western Herbalism, Homeopathy, Iridology, Kinesiology, […]

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Want a youthful glow without the Botox?

Cosmetic acupuncture may just be your solution. A practice utilised widely in the Chinese Imperial Courts by empresses and concubines alike. Today cosmetic acupuncture has seen a resurgence as an alternative to Botox and dermal fillers. Cosmetic or facial rejuvenation is an all-natural, safer, non-toxic and painless treatment which smooths skin, enhances radiance and reduces […]

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Your child’s mental health matters. Hypnosis can help.

Children are at the critical stage of their mental and emotional development. Experiences and daily events imprint their minds and continue to form the fabric of their beliefs, creativity and unfortunately their perceived limitations. In certain behaviours, something as simple as someone saying something negative, or traumatic experience can shape the way they view the […]

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Lunch Box Ideas

Now the kids are back at school, the challenge to provide tasty, nutritious lunchboxes has started! Consider colour and balance; colour from a variety of vegetables and fruit, and balance from a mix of macro nutrients (carbohydrates/proteins/fats/water) and micro nutrients (vitamins/minerals/plant nutrients). Some kids like to build their own lunch and don’t enjoy having too […]

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Acupuncture for Labour Preparation.

Starting from week 36, one to two acupuncture treatments is the ideal method to prepare your body to have the most efficient labour possible. Regular acupuncture treatment in the weeks leading up to your EDD may allow you to go into labour on time and facilitate the normal progress of labour free from complications once […]

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Sports Massage

Sports massage is a great massage technique that is beneficial to both athletic and non-athletic types. Sports massage works by stimulating tight or inactive muscles, encouraging an improved change throughout the soft tissue. Receiving a sports massage can be strenuous for your muscles, so some discomfort can be expected but at Bankstown Health, the therapist […]

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Remedial Hot Stone Fusion

Remedial hot stone fusion is a mixture of remedial massage techniques incorporating smooth, flat, hot stones warming up the body, encouraging deeper muscle relaxation. The stones are natural basalt stones – a type of volcanic rock believed to be therapeutic and have marvellous healing energy. They are high in iron, magnesium and other minerals, allowing […]

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