Back pain in kids – common causes
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
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 […]
Osteopaths in Lilydale
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 […]
Referral Program We have launched a $10 off discount program for patients who refer other people to the clinic to see an Osteopath or for Pilates or Health Coaching. Please make sure your friends or family let our admin staff know, so we can send you a voucher. You can use this or pass it […]
10 Nutritional Tips
1. Eat as Nature Intended Real food is good for you. Our bodies do not know how to process ready-made frozen meals with artificial preservatives and chemicals. Eat more ‘living’ foods and less ‘dead’ food. 2. Choose Organic Organic foods contain more vitamins and minerals, particularly if they have been picked ripe and are locally […]
It is quite clear that eating a diet consisting of high amounts of processed foods will shorten your life, yet 90 percent of the money people in Western society spend on food is spent on processed food! The number one source of calories in countries like Australia and the US comes from high fructose corn […]
Vitamin Bad Press!!
If you have read bad media communication about vitamins and minerals recently or in the past, here is some information from the other side – those that have success in orthomolecular medicine or NUTRITION.
12 Steps to Wellness
Joshua Rosenthal, founder of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, who is a brilliant thinker around how to change our health for the positive, lists his 12 most important steps for getting well and staying well. I trust these 12 starting points can bring you more years of health and happiness, or if you are unwell, […]
Vitamin D – The Truth
Latest research is teaching us as health professionals a lot about Vitamin D (actually a hormone) and how the sun actually is very beneficial for optimal health. Dr. Joseph Mercola has some very insightful information well worth reading. In a nutshell, Vitamin D is protective against at least 17 different cancers, is vital in preventing autism, ADHD, […]
Can we help Arthritis?
Yes – in many cases. I get asked often in the clinic whether Osteopaths can help people suffering with Arthritis or arthritis symptoms. The answer I give is – usually. It depends a lot on the reason why a person is in pain in the first place. People can have arthritis, but not have any […]