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Thriving Through Isolation

Social Isolation during a pandemic is about keeping you and the community physically safe, yet mental health during isolation can easily suffer. It’s as if the world has changed overnight, and we’ve all been forced to adjust to a new world of government restrictions, masks, sanitizer, and quarantine. But the problem is this: Human beings have long operated in communities... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Working from home – a pain in the neck?

Neck pain is an extremely common complaint among desk workers and at Keperra Physiotherapy Clinic they have seen a large increase in neck pain and headaches with the move to working from home during COVID.   Much of this is neck pain is associated with workstation set-up and a change in daily routine with zoom meetings meaning workers are moving... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Local physio will have you performing at your peak

Rohan Davies and Kate Macdermid are at the core of Northside Sports Medicine and hold an expansive 35+ years of Physiotherapy experience between them. That’s not bad in a profession where the average career spans only 7 years!  Rohan and Kate are passionate about helping people achieve their best, whether they are looking to improve activity levels, or to recover... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Signs your elderly relative is no longer safe living alone

Sudden changes in behaviour may be a sign your elderly relative is no longer safe living alone. Little signs may indicate your elderly relative needs more support to remain independent and healthy at home. 1. Weight loss Weight loss is common as we age, but sudden changes in weight can be a sign that your elderly relative is not eating... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Fourteen years of fitness in Ferny Grove!

A huge congratulations to local fitness studio, Fab Physical Fun who are celebrating their fourteenth year in operation this month! Local fitness studio owner, Bonnie Cunial says”I can’t believe it’s been 14 years since I began my fitness training in a local park, with only four clients attending! I was in my early 50’s, and it was my desire to... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Fabulous Physical Fun studio PIVOTS, with Virtual Fitness Classes

In late March, along with many other businesses, studio owner, Bonnie Cunial, was required by law to close until further notice. ‘Pivot’ is a popular buzz word. A business needs to make a significant change to survive during a forced closure, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Bonnie says that her clients’ health and wellbeing were her priority, and she wanted... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Why we need to see exercise as medicine for the brain

Typically, when people list why they exercise they reference weight loss, fitness or strength. Rarely does depression or anxiety treatment make the list. This is no surprise given that for many years talking therapies have been the go to for treatment of these conditions.  Exercise enthusiasts regularly preach the mood benefits of exercise and we are now blessed with a... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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The Ritual HQ Difference

Ritual HQ have been in the Hills District for just over two and a half years and have established themselves as something different in the fitness industry, not only inside of the gym, but also in the local community. On site, their personalized approach to membership is helping give confidence, support and direction to those who may have once felt... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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What is compounding and how can it help you?

Go back 50 years and every chemist was a “compounding chemist”, mixing creams and tinctures up “just for you”. Although the fundamentals of compounding remain the same, the art and science has been modernised. Digital scales, mixing machines, powder mixers, and ointment mills mean we produce high quality, accurate medicines in our lab in Dallas Parade, Keperra. “Compounding medicines involves... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Local Physiotherapist will get you back in action

Keperra Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic has been providing quality physiotherapy services to Keperra and surrounding suburbs for over 25 years.  Established by Practice Principal, Chris Cameron, in 1990, the clinic’s focus is a hands-on treatment for all your sports, work and lifestyle needs. Treatments cater for people of all ages and stages of life and all lifestyles and fitness... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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