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Merissa’s Story

I grew up in a household where my mom worked for a paediatrician and that meant we had a full medicine cabinet at all times. Whenever there was a sign of anyone getting sick or having a headache we went right to the cabinet to see what we could take. We didn’t abuse pain meds,…

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A Healthy School Lunchbox

With the kids back at school last week comes lunchbox packing! A healthy lunchbox is important for your child to concentrate, grow and be physically active. Providing a healthy lunchbox also helps your child develop life-long healthy eating habits. How to pack a healthy lunchbox: PACK THE CORE 4 Main lunch item – a sandwich, roll, wrap…

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DON’T LET SCHOOL BE A PAIN IN THE BACK

As you begin preparations to send your children back to school, I would like to remind you that heavy, poorly fitted and packed backpacks that make our kids look like turtles can cause big health problems in children. Health problems in children often go unnoticed with the usual, “you’ll be right” or “it looks ok…

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Higher Learning

Well it’s almost here again….Hopefully you and your family have survived the hot spell we certainly have had over the past few weeks. Some of us can find school holidays a little more hot under the collar anyways as it is often a big time of transition and change. Having the kids at home every…

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ALIVE

Welcome to 2017! Another great year for being alive. This year though even more importantly I want to and I want you to actually feel alive… After watching the movie “Wild” with Reece Witherspoon about Cheryl Strayed‘s journey through the Californian wilderness it became apparent that Life is more than just breathing and watching from the…

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Wine, Dine, Move & Be Fine

With December in full swing, I thought that it would be a good time to go through the TOP 5 habits we can implement over this festive season. There are some unmistakeable realities that literally just happen- Christmas parties are inevitable, best laid plans will probably be spoilt, unexpected guests will just rock up, you forgot something…

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Posture Up!

Have you ever tried to hold perfect posture for the entire day? Impossible right?! Even as a chiropractor this is something that I completely struggle with. Probably no big surprises here, but after my accident and being injured this was even harder. All I wanted to do was slouch & slump and it took way…

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Your Health Fund Christmas Bonus

The end of the year is rapidly approaching and we are down to 8 weeks to Christmas!  So, we took the liberty of checking the major health funds to see when their benefit period renews. From what we can tell, Teachers, HIF, NIB, BUPA, Medibank, CUA, HBF/GMF, Phoenix, Australian Unity all renew in January. So…

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Welcome to Hell Part 2

So I realised that in part 1 of my “Adventure Race Report To Hell & Back,” I missed one massive piece of the puzzle. I was able to return to work on Monday which was only a week after the accident. Just in doing that, I felt so much more human as I got to…

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