PRECISION HEALTH BLOG

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What is Arthritis

Arthritis is a broad term for over 100 separate conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. The most common forms of arthritis are believed to be autoimmune conditions. What almost all forms of arthritis have in common is that they creat ...

Travel Tips

how to leave healthy and stay that way

For most people there is not much more exciting than an overseas holiday.  And there is not much that can spoil that holiday faster than getting sick or being in pain.  Let’s have a look at some of the things you can do to stay well and pain-free o ...

Injury prevention

“an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

Benjamin Franklin

 

Injuries sometimes seem an inevitable part of being involved in sports. But they really don’t need to be. Of course, sometimes injuries are just accidents, and can’t be avoided, but often there ar ...

Live long!

Once upon a time living to 100 was a rare thing. These days, however, it is becoming more and more common. In 1976 there were 300 Australians over 100. Last year there were nearly 5000! It’s easy to put this amazing increase down to the wonders of modern medicine. After all, we keep inventing cur ...

Posture Perfect

    Why it is important, and how to achieve it     Stand up straight! Don’t slouch! How many times did you hear that from your mum, or from teachers when you were young? At the time it seemed like nagging, but it turns our Mum was right. Now there’ ...

Cider House Rules

The Truth about Apple Cider Vinegar

  Sometimes it’s really hard to keep up with the fads and trends around healthy eating and taking care of yourself. Is drinking wine good for you? Or not? What is a Superfood really? Over the coming months, we will look at some of these ideas and ...

Where you lay your head

Choosing the right pillow for you

  Choosing the right pillow can be a difficult task. It can mean the difference between waking up feeling refreshed and relaxed and waking up with a stiff neck and a headache. These days there are so many factors – from what they are made of, to de ...

Back Pain and the Great Australian road trip

Road trips are part of the Australian way of life, unless you suffer from lower back pain.

Living in such a big country, with so much beautiful scenery it is a great way to holiday. But if you suffer from back pain – particularly lower back pain – it can be uncomfortable at best, and excru ...

Mind over Matter: How to succeed in sport

How to succeed in sport – it’s not necessarily what you think Many people believe that in order to succeed in sport – at any level – you need to train, train, train. And to an extent that is true. The principle that you need to do something for 10,000 hours to become an expert ha ...

How to stay fit while Travelling

Summer is almost upon us, and that means summer holidays!

Australian’s love to travel. And they love to keep fit. But how can you do both? Lots of hotels have gyms these days, but let’s face it sometimes they are less than impressive. Not to mention they are often full of people who don’t ...