We recently were alerted to a 2018 study on the effects of different sports on longevity. It turns out that regular participation in sports is great for helping you live a longer and healthier life. No surprises there, but the magnitude of the effect differs between sports quite considerably. The Copenhagen City Heart Study followed […]

Thought we would share a few notes from a super interesting podcast we listened to this week. Dr Rhonda Patrick is an American MD who specialises in healthy aging. You can read her background her https://www.foundmyfitness.com/about-dr-rhonda-patrick In the episode, Dr. Patrick describes strategies you can apply immediately to enhance cellular health, protect the nervous system, […]

That’s according to the latest research. Here are the key points from the article on Medical News Today: Researchers from Amsterdam conducted a study to see whether running could be as helpful as antidepressants for treating depression and anxiety symptoms. The researchers found that both groups experienced similar improvements in their depression symptoms. However, the […]

If you have a chronic health condition, or have been suffering with pain and inflammation, you may have been advised to follow an ‘anti-inflammatory diet’. This is a diet aimed at reducing your overall levels of inflammation and is a much healthier and more sustainable approach than relying on anti-inflammatory medication. So what food should […]

We’ve been having a lot of people ask us if we’ve seen the new Netflix special “Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones”. It’s a great show and super interesting. If you haven’t seen it, here’s the basic premise. In 2016, National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner and his team published a study on what they found to be […]

Massage guns have become increasingly popular in recent years, as people look for ways to relieve muscle pain and improve recovery. But how effective are they really? Massage guns use percussive therapy, which involves delivering rapid, repetitive pulses to the muscles. This is thought to help increase blood flow, reduce muscle tension, and promote healing. […]

Low back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting nearly everyone at some point in their lives. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including muscle strain, ligament sprain, disc herniation, and arthritis. Osteopathy is a holistic approach to health care that focuses on the relationship between the structure and […]

Our Osteopath Chris Jones recently discovered that he had high cholesterol. Here is how he navigated the decision on whether to try to reduce this with diet and supplements, or with medication. “It was a bit of a surprise as I eat well, exercise regularly, don’t smoke, and maintain a pretty healthy weight. But genetics […]

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of Rod Marsh and Shane Warne. The tragic passing of these legendary Australian Cricketers last week has prompted a lot of people to start thinking about their heart health. What can we do to prevent a heart attack? Dr Ross Walker is a leading Cardiologist, […]

We’ve recently been seeing a lot of people who caught Covid in December/January. Even a couple of our practitioners caught it. Obviously the numbers in NSW were huge at that time, and more people were travelling, so it’s not surprising at all. Most people, thankfully, had very mild symptoms that only lasted a few days, […]