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Let’s Get Physio

Let’s Get Physio

Whether you’re spending too much time sitting down at the office or overextending yourself at the gym, the help of a good physiotherapist can be crucial in feeling your best. Our in-house physio, Ryan Welsh, graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy degree in 2008 and has vast experience working in private practice, the hospital sector, and with sports teams. Among

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Good Form

Good Form

Ultraformer is less painful, and highly effective alternative to surgery for those looking to treat loose, sagging, wrinkled, or uneven skin located mainly in the facial and neck regions (other areas of the body can benefit from the treatment, too). This quick and non-invasive lifting and contouring procedure is now available at O’Connell Medical Centre.

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Mind Your Brain

Mind Your Brain

March 13–19 is Brain Awareness Week, which raises awareness of and raises money toward the research of neurological disorders, brain disease, and brain injuries. Commit that to memory: not just because it’s important, but because every time you access a memory or think up a new thought, a new connection is formed in your brain. Your brain “matures” at 25,

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Stay Flu-free

Stay Flu-free

We’ve all experienced the flu: anyone can get it, it’s highly contagious, and up to 15 percent of Aussies experience it annually. But besides the fact that it’s common and unpleasant, what else do you really know about it? Well, many people are unaware of how serious it is. It’s not just a bad cold – it can, in fact,

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Where’s Your Head At?

Where’s Your Head At?

Each year the World Health Organisation (WHO) holds World Health Day. This year (on April 7), the spotlight falls on depression, which affects some 350 million people worldwide. Did you know that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 8 men will experience some level of depression? The most recent comprehensive statistics on depression in Australia are from 2008: the

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