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Maskne. What is it and how to help

We have found ourselves in a time where wearing a mask when we leave our home is now compulsory here in Melbourne, Australia. With this, we are seeing and hearing of people trying to overcome acne in the mask region- maskne. While removing the aggravating factor is normally something we would start with- we can…

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Pie Maker Hot Cross Buns

Would you fancy super fresh, chocolate chip hot cross buns for breakky?!? We have the recipe for you! And so easy! These hot buns take 12 minutes in the pie maker. Sooooo yummy!!!! CHOCOLATE CHIP HOT CROSS BUNS- Pie Maker Style Makes 6 | 18mins to make INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups flour- I used 1…

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Telehealth in Osteopathy

The world is changing. Now comes a need for innovation and lateral thinking to continue to provide our patients with excellent care and service. Telehealth, while reasonably new in Osteopathy, aims to bridge a much needed gap in health communication. In this blog we will explore what Telehealth is, discuss what to expect in an online…

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How to Supercharge your Immune System

Catching a bug and getting sick is no fun for anyone. When it does hit, you can feel miserable. The best way to help this is to avoid it all together!!! Here are ways to supercharge your immune system. 1. Garlic Garlic is an awesome herb that you can cook with and take in your…

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Aching Joints? Your Natural Approach To Joint Care

by Dr. Rebecca Farthing (Osteopath & Naturopath) There are many things that can cause tender, aching or painful joints. Sometimes, it can just be an acute injury, or it could be something more chronic such as arthritis. But the good news is that your joints can be supported naturally. Here are some of my top…

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Do you have a magnesium deficiency?

Did you know that magnesium is responsible for the regulation and execution of over 300 enzyme processes in the body…..yes 300!! It is one of the most abundant minerals in the body. But what is it? And what does it do? What are the types of magnesium? And why are some of us deficient? Firstly,…

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Food Intolerances vs Allergies – What You Need To Know

It’s clear that allergies and intolerances are on the rise. Back in our parent’s day, there was one or two kids in the entire school with food allergies. Now, there are half a dozen in every classroom. And adults are not immune to developing sensitivities either. But what is the difference between food allergies and…

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Can Gut Health Affect Autoimmunity?

Autoimmune conditions are on the rise. Autoimmunity can affect any part of the body, from the skin to the thyroid, the gut to the connective tissue. But one aspect that is overlooked is the role that the gut plays in immunity. An unhappy gut can lead to autoimmune disease, but a happy gut can support…

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Aching Joints? Your Natural Approach To Joint Care

There are many things that can cause tender, aching or painful joints. Sometimes, it can just be an acute injury, or it could be something more chronic such as arthritis. But the good news is that your joints can be supported naturally. Here are some of my top tips for sore joints. Stay hydrated Keeping…

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PAINFUL SHOULDER AND WHAT TO DO WITH IT

by Dr. Dan East OSTEOPATH A painful shoulder can be tricky, frustrating and extremely common. Around 1 in 5 of the general population are affected by a shoulder complaint throughout their life (Pribicevic, 2012), which unfortunately often persist. Even as professionals we admit this to be true. Shoulder pain symptoms can persist for longer than expected,…

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What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy Is… Osteopathy is a system of manual therapy that uses hands-on techniques to assess, diagnose, and treat the entire musculoskeletal system. Osteopaths examine more than just the site of pain or discomfort, they also assess surrounding and related body parts, ensuring an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plan for every individual. Osteopaths aim to improve the…

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Tips and Tricks for Travelling

by Dr Sarah Duggan (osteopath) Have you ever thought about what sitting down (in a car, train, or aeroplane) for a prolonged period of time does to your body? Whether you’re planning your next road trip, or booking an overseas or interstate holiday, this is something to think about! Our bodies aren’t meant to be…