Cystitis—How to Beat the Burn

15 April 2016
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Cystitis is an unpleasant UTI (urinary tract infection) that can strike without warning. If you suffer from repeated bouts of cystitis, your doctor may refer you to a specialist urology clinic. However, there are some preventative measures you could try on your own that might help to control the condition. Read on to find out more. What causes cystitis? Cystitis is caused by bacteria found in the rectum, usually E. coli. Read More 

Five signs you may need a hearing aid

31 March 2016
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Hearing loss can progress slowly over time. Sometimes it is family and friends that notice signs of hearing loss before the person whose hearing is deteriorating. If you are worried about your hearing, or someone close to you has raised concerns about it, you are not alone. According to Better Hearing Australia, hearing loss affects almost one in every six people. The good news is that technology has resulted in significant improvements in the effectiveness of hearing aids. Read More 

3 Essential Tips for RSI Sufferers in the Workplace

28 March 2016
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RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) occurs through repeated movements that cause damage and inflammation to the soft tissues of the body. It's most prevalent in the upper limbs, particularly in the forearm. People who use computers for extended periods of time are particularly at risk of developing RSI. If you think you have this type of injury, then physiotherapy can help. Ask your company if they'll pay for a workplace assessment by a physiotherapist who specialises in work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD). Read More 

Coping With Auditory Processing Disorder in Your Child

23 March 2016
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Auditory processing disorder is a condition that makes it difficult for individuals to recognize small differences in sound and speech patterns. The disorder in kids makes it difficult for the children to recognize and learn several speech related skills like other children at their stage. For instance a child growing up with APD may not know how to differentiate seventy and seventeen speech wise, or free and three. This makes it difficult for the child to develop academic skills that heavily depend on speech. Read More 

Cranial Osteopathy and Tinnitus

16 March 2016
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Osteopathy is generally associated with the treatment of back and neck pain, but did you know that tinnitus sufferers can also benefit from another branch of the therapy called cranial osteopathy?  Read on to find out more. What is tinnitus? The term tinnitus refers to the phenomenon of a sufferer hearing sounds that come from inside their body, rather than from external sources.  Tinnitus manifests itself in several ways including: Read More