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Acupuncture & the Treatment of Diabetes

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure, and early death (1) . The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 420 million adults worldwide now have Diabetes, and that number will be 642 million by 2040 (2) . Did you know? Acupuncture treatment for Diabetes has a long history, and the earliest […]

Herbal Medicine: The Power of Plants

Herbal medicine is considered to be one of the most ancient forms of healing and can be very effective in treating many health conditions. However, as herbs can have potent effects and may interact with prescription and over-the-counter medicines, it is important to consult with a trained Herbalist or Naturopath before using herbal medicine. Nutritionist […]

Posture…What’s Your Position?

Happy November! This month is all about posture. Posture isn’t just about how you sit or stand up (or not). It’s also about the internal structures (think bones, ligaments, tendons, etc.) being in optimal alignment to allow for optimal function. Efficient posture and movement help you perform better and avoid pain and fatigue. It also […]

There Is No Such Thing as a Bad Exercise!

With a background in Exercise Physiology, Personal Training, and currently a practising Physiotherapist, it is fair to say that exercise and exercise prescription form a large part of my treatments. With that said, the common questions I am asked involve: “Is shoulder pressing bad for your shoulders?” “Are squats bad for your knees?” “Are deadlifts […]

Is it Safe to Exercise with Knee or Hip Osteoarthritis?

The short answer is ABSOLUTELY! What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the result of mechanical and biological events that destabilise the normal process of our joints, cartilage, and subchondral bone (bone just under the cartilage). It involves the entire joint including the articular cartilage, subchondral bone, deep muscles, the joint capsule, and other structures. The […]

6 Signs Your Hormones May Be Out of Balance

PMS, poor sleep, weight gain, heavy periods, irregular menstrual cycles…. the list goes on. Health Space Rozelle’s resident Naturopath Jade Bertolasi talks hormones, how to identify common imbalances and what you can do to restore equilibrium to your endocrine system. Let’s face it: women’s hormones are complicated. Sex hormone levels fluctuate naturally with our menstrual cycle, and […]

How to Maximise Recovery: What The Experts Say

At Health Space, we proudly take a multidisciplinary approach in the care of our clients. This ensures we are giving the best and most appropriate care for their health issues drawing on the collective knowledge from our diverse health specialities. Today we tackle the topic of injury recovery. We pick the brains of three of […]

Shin Splints: What are They and What can We do for Them?

Shin splints, otherwise known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) are one of the most common lower limb overuse injuries. It is most common in people that participate in recurrent high impact exercises such as running. Generally, signs and symptoms include pain and tenderness around the front and inside part of the shin. The pain […]

Can Too Coach Rediscovered How to Run

Amanda Pitcher is a Can Too alumni participant who has raised nearly $15,000 for the Can Too Foundation and graduated to become a Coach for the organisation. She discovered her passion for running again after overcoming injuries with the help of Can Too. With Can Too Team Captain Alana Bowles they will be leading determined […]

The Management of Osteoarthritis: A Naturopathic Approach

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease characterised by inflammation, involving alterations in joint tissues, cartilage, bone and synovial membrane. Such degeneration causes progressive loss of joint function, whereby the articular cartilage that forms a thin protective layer covering the joints and subchrondial bone becomes gradually wasted, eventually causing friction. Such wear and tear leads to […]

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