Maximising Muscle Gains: The Essentials Of Workout Recovery


It's easy to get caught up in chasing higher and higher numbers on the barbell during workout sessions, and giving 110% to every repetition in the gym; however, to a large degree it is what you do after your workouts that determines their success. With this in mind, consider the following essential features of any effective recovery. Stretching The stretching and cool-down portion of your workout is the first step in your recovery process.

28 March 2017

How to Prevent Sensitivity During Your Teeth Whitening Regimen

Health & Medical Blog

Have you ever experienced sensitivity after whitening your teeth? If so, you are not alone! Most teeth whitening products cause the teeth to be extra sensitive to heat, cold, touch, and certain types of foods. However, sensitivity should not deter from whitening your teeth as this is one of the cheapest and most effective ways to restore the natural color of teeth. Here you will learn some measures that can be taken to reduce or prevent teeth sensitivity during and after your teeth whitening procedure.

22 March 2017

Othrodontic Devices and Orthodontic treatment


In today's dentistry world, almost every other dental problem that affects your health or hinders you from a perfect smile can be corrected. Unfortunately, most people still live with some dental issues under the impression that they have permanently grown into their dental structure, or would be impossible to correct. Malocclusion problems primarily make up the bulk of such issues. An overbite, crossbite, underbite, open bite, irregular spacing, or even the mere crowding of teeth are some problems that orthodontics tackles.

27 July 2016

Prevention and recovery of rock climbing accidents


Rock climbing is a popular fitness activity as it provides a full body workout that challenges all aspects of your fitness, including strength and flexibility. However, it is possible to get severely injured during rock climbing. Here are some tips on injury prevention and recovery for rock climbers.  Warm-up before you start Before you start the most intense part of your climb, it can be a good idea to warm-up with some dynamic stretches and light movement to get the blood flowing.

25 July 2016

2 Promising Strategies for Preventing Skin Cancer with Vitamins and Antioxidants

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In the hot Australian sun, skin cancer is a real concern. It's estimated that there will be 13,283 new melanoma diagnoses in 2016. Certain people are at greater risk of this type of cancer. These include people with fairer complexions, those with weak or suppressed immune systems, those with a family history of skin cancer because of a genetic predisposition, those with a lot of moles, people who have been sunburnt a lot in the past, and those with reduced DNA repair capability.

23 June 2016

Uneven Leg Length and Sports Injuries: Should Your Child See a Physio?

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While many people have legs that aren't exactly the same size and manage to get through life without any problems or the need for treatment, uneven leg lengths may put you at a higher risk of sports injuries. If your child has one leg that is longer than the other, plays a lot of sport and is prone to pain or injury after exercise, then a physiotherapist may be able to help.

23 May 2016

Brown Snake Bite - Emergency Action


Australia has a large population of poisonous (venomous) snakes.  Although snakes usually try to avoid people, encounters frequently occur accidentally, and there are approximately 3,000 snake bites reported every year, a couple of which will be fatal.  The widespread Common or Eastern Brown Snake is responsible for around fifty per cent of these bites. Do you know what first aid action to take if a member of your family is bitten by a Brown Snake?

9 May 2016

Managing your early-onset rheumatoid arthritis

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Arthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition. For some people who suffer from early onset rheumatoid arthritis having an integrated care plan for the arthritis can help to not only manage the pain but can limit the progression of the disease. Here are some of the important steps to managing  Regular meetings with a general practitioner  General practitioners (GPs) can help patients by prescribing pain medication as well as steroid treatments to help reduce joint swelling and inflammation (both oral medication and direct injections depending on the severity of any outbreak).

8 April 2016