PRECISION HEALTH BLOG

Can’t Help Yourself – Habits and the Brain

There are times in our lives when we want to change the way we do things. We may discover a health issue, and need to change the way we eat, or have had an injury, and need to change the way we exercise, or we might want to give up smoking. Regardless of what it is we are trying to change, there ...

Arthritis-busting Smoothies – packing a whole lot of health in one glass!


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 ...

Pain – it’s all in your head

… well, kind of

 

 

We all feel it. We can all describe its many faces – sharp, dull, aching, stinging, burning, throbbing, nagging. You get the idea. But what is pain really? Where does it start and how can we better manage it?

 

 

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 ...

Give me 1 Good Reason

 

It’s hard to believe, but this is our 100th blog post! We originally started the blog posts to provide our patients and the wider community with information and knowledge on conditions and treatments related to the services we offer. Sometimes we stray into lifestyle and ...

Peripheral Neuropathy

 

We have talked in the past about the the central nervous system in  “You’ve got a Nerve”. In that blog we touched briefly on the Autonomic and Peripheral Nervous Systems. Sometimes, one or more of the nerves in the Peripheral Nervous S ...

How long is this going to take?

 

King Julian might not have been talking about healing when he uttered the immortal line “How long is this going to take?” in Madagascar, but anyone who has had a soft tissue injury will surely have wondered the very same thing. Not to mention wondering why their Chiropractor wants ...

I love a Sunburnt Country*

the second driest continent on earth…

 

 

Sadly, the famous poem by Dorothea Mackellar extolling the harshness of Australia’s landscape is all too accurate. Australia is, in fact, the second driest continent ...