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I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis fifteen years ago, and I have had several flare-ups flanked by periods of remission during that time. I'm pleased to say a number of new drug treatments have become available since I was diagnosed, but I've always been keen to explore alternative treatments, such as hydrotherapy, acupuncture, homeopathy and massage, as a way of complementing my medical treatment. I started this blog to document the alternative treatments I've tried and share information about current research into drug-free treatments for managing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. If you've tried an alternative treatment that's eased your symptoms, I'd love to share your experiences on the blog.

How To Prepare For Your Sinus Surgery

8 October 2019
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Sinus procedures will improve drainage as well as relieve various sinus symptoms. Sinuses are cavities in your skull found near your nose and eyes and in the front of your face. These cavities make your skull lighter and produce mucus, which moistens your nasal cavities. However, you may block your sinuses' pathways. This problem may require sinus surgery, such as endoscopic sinus surgery, to restore the normal function of your cavities. Read More …

Protect Your Back

21 August 2019
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If you're an avid weightlifter but have had treatment for lower back pain with a certified chiropractor you may find it daunting going back into the realm of training again. The risk of injury will seem great, but that doesn't mean that you can't get back into developing strength and flexibility. Clearly, you'll want to follow the advice of your chiropractor, but there are a few things you can buy that will help to equip you for a safer and more effective workout. Read More …

Is Sports Physiotherapy a Reliable Remedy for Pain and Injuries?

26 June 2019
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If you love participating in sports, be it football, basketball, marathons or any other sport, you know how important it is to ensure your body is in excellent condition. When you take part in sports regularly, your body will stay healthy and fit. This constant physical effort, however, can quickly take a toll on the body and you might get injured. Luckily there is a reliable way to prevent or treat injuries — sports physio. Read More …

Safe Sun Practices that Everyone Should Adopt

6 May 2019
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Many people throughout Australia are aware of how harmful the sun's rays are. Although everyone needs some sunlight to generate vitamin D, over-tanning or burning increases your risk of skin cancer significantly. If you love to spend time outdoors, it's still safe to do so. However, you should also focus on adopting some safe sun practices that will help you keep your skin cancer risk low. Know when the sun is at its strongest Read More …

Commonly Asked Questions About an Osteopath

19 March 2019
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Osteopathy is defined as a manual therapy that is designed to bring balance to a patient's body through gentle movements that correct the posture and structure. By the use of treatment, structural dysfunctions will be corrected to gain flexibility in the spine and limb movements. This is to relieve the nerves and blood vessels that could limit the body's healing capacity and function. It is to treat the pain instead of the symptom. Read More …