How to Apply the RICE Method to a Sprain or Strain

If you’ve either sprained or strained part of your body, you’ve probably been advised to follow the ‘RICE’ method – rest, ice, compress, elevate. Of course, you should always consult a doctor if the injury is serious, but most light sprains and strains can be treated effectively using the RICE method. Here’s everything which you […]

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Physiotherapy for writer’s cramp

Enthusiastic writers can easily find themselves writing deep into the night entranced with their novel, or perhaps they are just trying to pay the bills. Focal dystonia, or writer’s cramp, occurs when people write for long periods of time without rest, and it is exacerbated by poor hand and wrist position when writing. Here are […]

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4 Foods to Eat that Can Help Prevent Skin Cancer

It’s no secret that skin cancer is a problematic issue in Australia. Catching some rays might feel good on your skin and provide you with a healthy glow, but there’s enough evidence out there to suggest that consistent exposure to UV radiation from sunlight is a major cause of skin cancer in Australian citizens. Conducting […]

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Understanding Hearing Tests for Children

Hearing tests form part of your child’s routine healthcare schedule, but they can also be performed when your baby has been exposed to an infection in the womb or if your child has had a virus that can cause damage to any part of their ears. The tests used for babies and young children differ […]

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