Category Archives for Health and Recovery

First in Best Kept! – Why Early Medical Intervention Produces Better Outcomes for People Involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Having a motor vehicle accident is a stressful time, let alone dealing with the legal proceedings that may follow. Even more time consuming is when the accident has resulted in some form of personal injury. The sad news is that unfortunately, there are accidents every single day on our roads, and with those accidents comes […]

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Dietitian vs. Nutritionist: What is the Difference?

Many people mistakenly use the terms ‘dietitian’ and ‘nutritionist’ interchangeably. Although these two professions are undoubtedly related, they maintain distinctive qualities.  We sat down with nutritionist, Kate Jeffries from Katalyst Nutrition to uncover the key differences.  Based in Brisbane, Kate holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) and an Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine and she uses […]

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Back Pain Myth Busting 2: Severe pain means severe damage

Back pain is an extremely common complaint. We have often found it to be a difficult hurdle to overcome despite its frequency. We have enlisted the help of Physiotherapist, Donovan Baker from Queen Street Physiotherapy in Brisbane for his expert advice on back pain management. Donovan has extensive clinical experience in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy and […]

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How a Chiropractor Assesses Back Pain

Back pain features heavily on our website because it is such a common complaint from our clients.  However, when it comes to dealing with your back injury, chiropractors can often be overlooked as a solution.  We have reached out to leading chiropractor, Andrew Vincent from Andrew Vincent Chiropractic to explain what happens during a chiropractic appointment and […]

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Bathroom Accessibility Modifications: How old is too old?

Bathrooms are often the first area of a home that needs addressing when someone’s mobility is affected. Think tight doorways, hard to manage baths and a general lack of space.  This post we are interviewing building accessibility expert, Chris Lok from Disability Modifications. Chris and his team of builders are specialists in turning unlivable houses into […]

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Part 1: What to do at each stage of your recovery: The first 3 days

Whether you have rolled your ankle, broken a rib or torn a ligament, your body goes through the same painful and uncomfortable process to repair itself.  We sat down with Nick Marshall from Surf Life Physio in Miami, QLD earlier this month to get a better understanding of the recovery journey. Nick has over 17 years’ […]

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Back Pain Myth Busting 1 – Movement and exercise is bad

Back pain is an extremely common complaint. We frequently hear of back pain and injuries from our clients, and have found it to be a difficult hurdle to overcome despite its frequency. We have enlisted the help of Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist, Phill Forostenko from Queen Street Physiotherapy in Brisbane for insight and expert advice on […]

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Psychological Injuries Matter Too

To most people an injury is something you can see. But what about those that you can’t see? A psychological injury or “nervous shock” can be just as debilitating as a physical injury. But how do you know if you have suffered such an injury? Nervous shock is the legal term for any psychological injury suffered […]

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