Acupuncture and pain

  For thousands of years acupuncture has been used as a way of treating pain.  But how does it do it?   In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, the body can be divided into 14 standard meridian lines and 8 extra meridian lines. Pain is caused when one of these lines is blocked. For example, […]

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Colds and Flu, An Eastern and Western Perspective

That season is upon us. No, not winter but its but its potentially nasty cousin, the cold and flu season.   For many of us colds and flu are just another part of life that we just have to suffer through, by spending unnecessary amounts of money on trips to the Dr, cold and flu […]

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Back Your Inner Athlete with Chiropractic

  Back Your Inner Athlete This year, Spinal Health Week 2016 runs from 23 to 29 May with the theme ‘Back Your Inner Athlete’.     Every day more and more Australians experience disabling low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy life.   One […]

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Want to get fit by NOT incorporating Chiropractic care?

Want to get fit, by NOT incorporating Chiropratic care? Many of us know, that when it is time for us to implement some sort of exercise regime with a clear defined goal in sight, we would stick to almost anything, eating right, getting up early to get to the gym and so forth. We would […]

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Custom Orthotics Vs Store Bought

Unlike store bought inserts, custom orthotics are developed professionally with a personalised fit. Often, patients experience quicker pain relief and recovery with a custom product for their unique concern. Additionally, materials and in-shoe fit can be determined within your preferred shoes. Activity levels and body mass are also  taken into account when ordering custom orthotics, […]

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Stress Less Mums; How can mothers manage stress better?

Stress Less Mums; How can mothers manage stress better? Once women come to see me at Quay Health and begin to understand what it is that has caused their body distress, they all ask me how they can better manage their stress.     The answer isn’t a one-size fits all solution, however, with some […]

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The Nine Months Transformation – Pregnancy Massage

The 9 Months transformation Pregnancy massage and Maternity reflexology at Quay Health The body is an incredible phenomenon. It finds way to adjust, reestablish balance and knows how the heal best. Being a woman creating a new life can be added to that wondrous list. Pregnancy is a very exciting and precious time. While inside […]

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What is Stress doing to our digestion?

What is stress doing to our digestion?   Almost every client I see, tells me they’re having problems with their digestion – but why?   When you feel like you’re doing all the ‘right’ things food-wise, it can be frustrating to experience ongoing digestive difficulties.   Symptoms such as bloating, excess gas, cramping pains, alternating […]

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How to sit at your desk

How to sit at your desk The buzz in Quay Health this week was around the arrival of our brand new ABCA seat wedges! The question was “how will this help my posture at my  desk?” These wedges that look like flattened out triangles, are designed to be sat on, with the fatter part under […]

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A simple and easy guide to how acupuncture works

  Today, I was trawling through Facebook looking for ideas for another blog. When I came across an excellent short 3min video simply describing how acupuncture really works. It was so easy to understand that I decided to just simply post the link to the video, (link at bottom of this blog), as well as […]

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The Age of Anxiety; Stress and Hypnotherapy

STRESS AND HYPNOTHERAPY   Some have called this the “Age of Anxiety”. The demands that we are struggling to meet in our everyday lives are increasing alongside our levels of stress. The sources of stress are numerous and inevitable. Hypnosis is a stres management tool that can help build relaxation skills and a sense of […]

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Gut Health – You are what you eat

Approximately 6-7 years ago I attended a seminar on “Gut Health”. Ever since then I have been a big advocate of the importance of gut health and the overall wellbeing. In health circles there isn’t a more important quote than; “you are what you eat”!   What I am happy to see is the amount […]

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