Fructose Malabsorption

Posted On: 18/12/17 6:20 AM

Having suffered from fructose sensitivity previously and helping other people with this reatively oppressive condition, it is important that answers be found allowing healing of the digestive tract, nutritional deficiencies to be addressed and the foods that are causing the problem to be avoided. This is a summary introduction to understanding fructose malabsorption better. In […]

Migraines

Posted On: 7/05/15 6:10 AM

A migraine is a particularly severe form of headache that usually involves a throbbing pain on one side of the head. We have found osteopathic techniques to be very beneficial in the treatment of migraines.   Causes Migraines are thought to be caused by a complex series of events that affect the nerves in the […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Posted On: 7/05/15 5:11 AM

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome causes numbness and tingling in the hands, but do you have carpal tunnel or something else? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition where the median nerve gets compressed as it passes through the wrist. There are several factors that can contribute to getting carpal tunnel: Increased age Gender more common in females […]

Maximum Heart Rate

Posted On: 1/05/15 6:06 AM

Latest research into exercise physiology has shown that being able to exercise at 80% of your maximum heart rate will provide the most benefits as far as reducing cardiovascular disease, serious disease risk, lessing stress responses in your body and general well being. We do not really mind what type of exercise you do, as […]

Healthy Juices

Posted On: 1/05/15 5:05 AM

Two DVD”s recently released, available at www.hungryforchange.tv (Hungry for Change) andwww.rebootjuice.com (Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead) promote the incredible health benefits of regular vegetable and fruit juicing. An example recipe is available here with other healing juice recipes available from the links on the aforementioned websites. Jason Vale also provides a number of juice recipes that […]

Smooth vanilla coconut ice cream

Posted On: 30/04/15 7:03 AM

(Serves 4) Tools: Blender; Champion juicer or food processor Ingredients: Meat of 2 to 4 young coconuts, depending on yield 1 vanilla bean 4 frozen bananas (whole if using a Champion juicer, finely chopped if using a food processor) Directions: Put the coconut meat in a blender. Scrape the seeds out of the vanilla bean, […]

Osteopaths in Lilydale

Posted On: 7/04/15 2:35 AM

We’re very proud to have our new website finished and full of helpful information regarding what Osteopaths do and how we can help with a wide range of back and neck pains, headaches, sports injuries for people of all ages. We pride ourselves on offering the BEST holistic health service and know that with our […]

Lumbar Extension Exercise

Posted On: 1/02/15 6:41 AM

This easy to perform, but rather strong exercise will aim to develop strength in your lower back and mid back, while encouraging control of your abdominal muscles as they work in an eccentric manner. Do not overdo this exercise. Come up slightly from the floor and hold briefly, you will feel the muscles working in your […]

Neck Pain Relief Stretches

Posted On: 1/12/14 6:46 AM

Importantly, remember to relax when performing stretches, find a comfortable stance or sitting posture and remove other tensions.  Stretching in the sun is always more relaxing where possible.  These stretches are a great starting point, but remember to seek Osteopathic treatment if you have more persistent pain, debilitating headaches or migraines, eye tension, dizziness or […]

It’s my Usual Back Pain

Posted On: 7/11/14 4:42 AM

As an Osteopath, I hear this reasonably often, to which I ask the question, ‘when does back pain become normal?’ Certainly there are some unique situations where chronic pain is unavoidable due to serious pathology or trauma suffered in a work or transport accident claim, but what I am referring to is the pain that […]