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By: admin | 7 June 2012 | All News, Blog

Tuesday 19th June, 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, Reserve Road, St Leonards Osteoarthritis affects 3 million Australians and is the leading cause of disability in our community. Due to the combined effects of obesity,read more..

By: admin | 31 May 2012 | All News, Blog

What is a bone density test? A bone density test is often referred to as a DXA (dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry). The scan measures the density (strength) of your bones. How is the test done? You are usually fully clothed duringread more..

By: admin | 31 May 2012 | All News, Blog

The benefits of walking Walking can be done at any time of day, at any age and any level of fitness and ability. It is a low impact form of exercise, which exerts minimal stress or force on your joints,read more..

By: admin | 1 March 2012 | All News, Blog

Fatigue can be a hidden symptom of arthritis that employers and work colleagues may not fully understand. Here are some ideas for managing fatigue in the workplace. Organise your activities to make the most of your energy Use a diaryread more..

By: admin | 1 March 2012 | All News, Blog

Keeping active plays a vital role in building bone and muscle strength and improving and maintaining balance and coordination, all of which are essential for preventing falls and broken bones. Exercise is important at any age for bone strength and,read more..

By: admin | 1 March 2012 | All News, Blog

Massage involves the manipulation of tissues, using pressure, tension, motion or vibration. It targets the soft tissues of the body, such as muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage can be performed manually, using hands, fingers and elbows, or with mechanical aids.read more..

By: admin | 14 February 2012 | All News, Blog

The NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) will host the 2012 Musculoskeletal Network Forum. The ACI is a board-governed statutory health authority, one of the four pillars of NSW Health, which works to improve public health care by engaging clinicians andread more..

By: admin | 7 February 2012 | All News, Blog

Be part of Australia’s largest and most prestigious half marathon on Sunday, May 20; The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon. Take on the newly introduced one lap course, which will be improved from start to finish for 2012, with waveread more..