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Dealing with Shoulder Pain.

7 Tips for dealing with shoulder pain: Shoulder pain can have a significant detrimental effect on our everyday lives. Just about everything we do involves our arm and shoulder movements. Here are some tips you can use to help you deal with your shoulder injury. 1. Avoid overhead reaching! This will increase the stress placed […]

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Do you really value your health?

Everyday I meet people who complain of a variety of health complaints.  Mostly I deal with pain and the limitations it causes in peoples lives.  Sometimes patients can call in as soon as their pain begins and at other times some people wait months before deciding that it is time to do something. Inevitably the […]

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Do you want health and happiness this year? Then follow these simple steps.

Understanding your health value   Subconscious decisions that dictate behaviour. Most people don’t know that health values are something that you learned whilst watching your parents when you were very young. In fact by around the age of 7 you had developed your values around health and happiness. If you were like me, health was about over-eating and treating […]

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Exercise Made Simple – PracTx

Better Clinical Results: a healthier you! Bankstown Health is proud to be behind the development of  world- wide leading online exercise rehabilitation software PracTX. PracTx was developed by Dr Themos Gourlas in 2013 after he became frustrated with the available methods for giving patients exercises to do at home.  Traditionally patients were given paper handouts […]

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PAIN – 7 tips to get your life back. Today!

Preventing pain is simpler than you think. The basic principles! Posture –   Your posture affects your pain.  Remember that loading or stressing your tissues can cause your complaint.  If you want to feel better sit upright, stand tall and keep your core muscles engaged.  Postural strain is the most common complaint I see.  Most […]

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Children – The growing pain myth.

The truth about growing pains. Childhood and adolescence is a challenging time for the human body.  Hormone changes coupled with increased physical demands place children under more physical stress and pain than ever before. Often parents are unsure of the best way to manage pain with their children.  Typically the GP offers medication, which may […]

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5 Health Reasons to Make Time for Cuddling By  Ysolt Usigan Next time your guy gets on your case about cuddle time—he says he’s too hot, needs his space, doesn’t feel like relaxing—present the evidence. Research suggests that there’s more to cuddling than meets the eye. Lovey-dovey’ness aside, the health benefits of cuddling will surely […]

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