Healthy Blog

How to Fix a Running Blister Fast

Monday, June 26, 2017

Blisters are a real nuisance to runners and are caused by friction between your skin and your socks or shoes.  Other common causes are poorly-fitting shoes and foot problems like bunions, heel spurs and hammer toes. Read more

How does Stress Affect Productivity at Work? Is There a Solution?

Monday, June 12, 2017

Stress-related sick leave and reduced productivity are costing the Australian economy $14.81 billion a year.  And the direct cost to employers has been assessed at $10.11 every year.  Fortunately, avoiding this type of unnecessary cost is exactly why ergonomics was created and it’s revolutionising the contemporary Australian business sector. Read more

Why do people fall?

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Most people never ask this question. If they did, they would most likely have a better chance of preventing a fall from happening or reduce the frequency of the likelihood of it occurring. The fundamental reason why people – young or old fall is quite simple – challenge to or loss of balance or strength. To put in more simply, an individual falls because they experience an event that challenges their stability or strength. If one is overwhelmed by this challenge they lose balance and the ability to remain upright, hence the fall. Read more

Taking Children’s Sports Injuries Seriously

Thursday, March 23, 2017

If your children are participating in sports at school or college, that’s a great and positive sign; however, if you are ignoring their complaints about injuries or body pain, this could possibly mean compromising on their health and a potential sports career. Read more

Pre-Season Screening and Injury Prevention

Monday, March 13, 2017

As sports are getting more competitive and the emphasis on producing better and positive results is increasing, coaches, administration staff and athletes want to ensure that they are only bringing forward the performers who are totally fit to make it to the field. Be it football, rugby, tennis, or AFL; sports medicine is the contemporaneous solution that everyone is resorting to nowadays to improve rehabilitation and minimize injuries. Read more

How Anyone Can Benefit From Sports Massage therapy

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

In this time and age, individuals are investing hours behind their office desks, sitting on the uncomfortable office seat, and snapping onto the keyboard keys, quirkily. People who like to do everything sitting in front of their desk, tend to have the what’s commonly known as the “Sitting Disease”. Office work requires mental ability, and sitting at your work area for long timeframes could incur a significant damage to your body. Read more

Top 8 Summer Holiday Health Regime Tips

Thursday, March 02, 2017

The summer holidays are around the corner and it’s like the perfect time to work on your health regime. But getting a better health would require you to have a predetermined knowledge about the type of diet and nutrition that would work best for you body. A fitness enthusiast or not, these dietary changes would do wonders for your mind, body and skin. Read more

MASSAGE THERAPY: THE KEY TO SLEEPING BETTER

Monday, February 27, 2017

There is nothing better than a good night’s sleep after a tiring day at work. To rejuvenate your body and to make it ready for the next day, it’s essential that you get optimal, quality sleep. Not just that, a good night’s sleep is pertinent for the healthy functioning of your body organs and cognitive ability.  Read more

HOW ACUPUNCTURE CAN HELP EASE THE SYMPTOMS OF ASTHMA

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Asthma is one of those health issues that are surging in UK since 1990s similar to hear in Australia. The figures related to asthma are highly appalling. In UK alone, there are 5.4 million people who are being treated for asthma, including 4.3 million adults and 1.1 million children. In 2014 alone, 1216 people died from asthma, at an average of 3 people per day. Read more

Back-to-school health: Avoiding backpack induced back pain

Monday, February 20, 2017

Have your ever given a thought that your child’s backpack could be aggravating their health or more specifically, inducing a back pain? Well, if your child’s backpack weighs more than 15 percent of their body weight, it could be hurting their back, badly. And it’s not just the weight of the backpack that’s an issue, many kids don’t even know how to wear their backpack properly to minimize the strain on the back. For starters, backpacks need to be worn on both shoulders, thus to equally spread the weight. Your child’s backpack should sit at waist-level, and it should shall fall just two inches below their shoulder blades.  Read more