Posted On: 1/09/16 1:44 AM

Over 200 copies of the Simple Health nutrition booklet have sold now. This is your fast reference guide to eating healthier and how to be a better version of yourself.  This booklet is an easy-to-read and easy-to-apply guide to what to eat. The premise behind Simple Health is nutritionally dense, low calorie whole foods and an appropriate balance between […]


Posted On: 31/08/16 11:57 PM

Our holistic health clinic now stocks a musculo-skeletal (muscle and joint) range of supplements from Metagenics, which are all practitioner-only products. This means they are of the highest quality and work more effectively because of this standard. Some of the popular supplements are the Fibroplex Plus in the magnesium range and the MetaPure EPA/DHA in the […]

Back pain in kids – common causes

Posted On: 18/02/16 11:22 PM

Studies show that 80 per cent of the population will suffer from back pain at some time, but these days the back pain is especially common among Aussie kids. Here are our most common back complaints we see school-age kids: Scoliosis Children between the ages of 11-14 can go through quite fast ‘growth spurts.’ This […]

Dr. Carla Kleverlaan

Posted On: 22/08/15 10:31 AM

We welcome Carla back for a 5 month locum from August until January 2016, while Samara takes a holiday. Carla brings a wealth of experience (15 years) as an Osteopath, involving work with elite athletes, lecturing and authoring, locally and internationally. Carla provides education to help not only in addressing pain, but also in providing strategies […]


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 (Hungry for Change) (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 […]