October 25, 2020

This month we switch focus to the wrist and hand, and to a condition known as
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis (pronounced ‘tee-no-si-no-vi-tis’). This condition affects some of the tendons of muscles that help control thumb movement. It can cause considerable pain and disa...

March 2, 2020

Do you get jaw pain or clicking? Do you also suffer from headaches or neck pain? This month we’re focusing on our jaw joints - what we use them for, how these joints can cause issues and what we can do to help!

A bit of anatomy…

The jawbone (or mandible) is the bone whic...

February 4, 2020

The health of our muscles is important as we move through life into our later years. The body is made up of a host of different systems: the nervous, vascular and musculoskeletal systems are all examples. The skeleton is made up of bones that fit together forming joint...

April 17, 2019

This month we’re focusing some attention on postural balance throughout the body. It’s the 21st Century, and our lives are filled with lots of weird and wonderful technology, such as TVs, laptops, computers and mobile phones, just to name a few. While we are thankful f...

March 1, 2019

It’s been a long day at the office, the kids are fed, bathed, and down for the night, and it’s time for my head to hit the pillow. Exhausted doesn’t cut it, but I still cannot sleep… What IS this tingling in my fingers and wrist pain I keep getting?! I felt it a bit at...

February 3, 2019

Would you like better quality sleep? A “brainy” child? Natural relief for painful conditions like wind, constipation and teething? These perks and more may be experience by parents who regularly massage their infant, toddler or child. It is never too late to learn “inf...

December 2, 2018

The benefits of skin to skin contact with your baby at birth has long been understood, and is often encouraged immediately after birth to allow those first bonding moments between mother and child. This wonderful experience can continue to be nurtured through infant ma...

November 5, 2018

It's great to see so many in the community participating in health based challengers at the moment. Whether it be hitting your strength or aesthetic goals at Definition, crushing a week of benchmark WODs at JAK, nailing a pump class at Beaton Park or smashing a 6-day w...

September 16, 2018

Have you ever been told you should take magnesium but are overwhelmed by the choice of products at the chemist? Or don’t know why you should take it?

Read on for a run down on the different forms of magnesium, how to read supplement labels and if you actually need it.

Ma...

August 29, 2018

“Oh, well, I think it might be stress related” we often hear our clients admit.  Sometimes we have to tell them that this is probably the case.  Stress plays a big role in pain and health related issues.  So what can you do about this at home? 

We natural...

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