How to give up coffee!

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The biggest thing on my mind this month was my decision to give up on coffee! Coffee has been a personal and close friend for nearly 30 years and although I’ve had periods of less caffeine consumption, or drinking larger amounts, I’ve never given it up! I’m going to outline a successful strategy to help …

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Welcome to the next edition of our Newsletter

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Joint and Gut Health In this first section, I’d like to introduce you to an interesting compound I’ve been talking a lot about over the last couple of months. It is called collagen hydrolysate (also called hydrolysed collagen). This product is basically dehydrated gelatine and gained a popularity with the paleo crowd in the form …

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Welcome to newsletter two on things I’ve been talking to clients about

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Acupuncture and pain relief study I’m loving! The following article link explains beautifully a recent study by RMIT University in Melbourne. It was conducted in 4 emergency wards on acute lower back pain, ankle injuries and migraines. The study has finally proven that acupuncture is an effective pain reliever. Many of you will have had …

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Introducing our new Chiropractor

Elijah Elemente, Chatswood Chiropractor

I’d like to introduce you our new Chatswood Chiropractor Elijah Clemente, who will be taking over from Daniel. Elijah has gained experience as a chiropractor working in Sydney and Singapore, that experience combined with additional study has allowed him to develop extraordinary skills in pregnancy care, sports injury and treating neck and shoulder pain. He …

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Pregnancy and Stress hormones – A quick summary

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Pregnancy can be stressful! Most pregnancy’s start with an OMG I’m pregnant!! Woohooo!!!! Followed closely by OMG I’m pregnant!! Farrrrrkkkkk!!!! And this cycle generally continues for the next 9 months. It sometimes continues till they leave home, but that’s a different story for a different post! Unfortunately, there is no magic cure I know of …

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Introducing our newest team member – Saki

Saki Kurinobu, Chatswood Massage Therapist

Introducing our newest team member – Saki. Saki is a multi-talented massage therapist and is qualified in pregnancy massage, remedial massage, sports massage and relaxation massage. She can effectively use her nimble elbows to ease tight trigger points with some very firm pressure for sports and remedial massage. She is also just as effective using …

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The scientific benefits of massage!

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I’m often asked about the benefits of massage on health. To answer that question I usually quote one of my favourite studies. It was published by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California. Why I love this study so much is they used blood samples from before …

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