Walking Is Not Enough

During first appointments, it’s common for me to ask “Do you do any regular exercise?” The answers can vary greatly, but there’s rarely ever enough exercise on the schedule. One of the primary issues I have come across is that people are considering themselves “active” because they walk often. Don’t get me wrong…walking is fantastic.

Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes

We have developed a step by step ultimate guide to reverse diabetes Click here to view the guide or keep reading... Type 2 Diabetes is one of the most common lifestyle diseases affecting 415 Million people globally and 1.7 Million Australians. Participation in regular exercise is vital to continue to prompt and train the muscles [...]

A Cure for Knee Osteoarthritis

It's estimated that roughly 30-40% of people will experience knee osteoarthritis as they age with a higher proportion affected being Women (Felson, 1987). A recent World Health Organisation report on the global burden of disease indicates that knee osteoarthritis is likely to become the fourth most important global cause of disability in women and the [...]

Why does my calf cramp?

A calf cramp is a muscle spasm that usually occurs when the calf muscle is unable to recover as a result of being overworked and exhausted.  A calf cramp are the most common form of cramp that we hear reported in our clinic. Calf cramps do not generally occur randomly and shouldn’t be happening if […]

What Causes Sciatica?

The sciatic nerve is the main nerve that communicates with the legs. The sciatic nerve is formed by the connection of multiple smaller nerves that all leave the spinal cord through the lumbar spine (lower back). The role of the sciatic nerve is to communicate information from the brain to the legs (causing movement) and [...]

Weight Loss Tip #1 – Brush Your Teeth!

One of the worst habits that we develop is the need for something sweet following a big meal. This habit is drilled into us from an early age by advertising, television shows and restaurants - all with the idea of selling you more things! For many people, the post dinner dessert is very difficult to [...]

This Week I Learned…17 Feb 2017

Hey! Hope your week was as good as mine was! If it wasn't then don't worry. The next one will be here soon and you have a chance to make it better. Here's what I learned in the past week: 1. Diabetes is reversible & behaviour change possible! I already knew that, so it's not [...]

What I Learned From My Dad’s Health

I once asked a friend of mine if he was happy that I completed the same course as him at university one year ahead of him. His answer was "yes, because you showed me what not to do!" Thanks Gary. That comment always stuck with me...not because he was wrong (I never had the best [...]

5 Tactics To Cure Insomnia

We can all agree that sleep is important. You know you need to get more and you've already tried everything to no avail. Insomnia is dreadful. Ask anyone who's battled the condition for a while and they'll tell you. No matter what you try, nothing gets you to sleep. And when you finally crash, you're awake [...]