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..
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..
As Australia’s largest fund manager, Colonial First State is in the position to support worthy causes and we would like to help out those you feel are most in need of donations. From 13 – 29 February 2012, you canread more..
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..
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..
We all know there is a link between obesity and arthritis – so let’s do something about it! If you want to shed some unwanted kilos, why not try this free initiative to make Australia a healthier place. Channel Ten’sread more..
Calcium is essential for healthy teeth and bones and regulating the function of the heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium is especially important for building healthy bones in childhood, maintaining bone strength in adolescence and adulthood, and preventing low bone densityread more..
Water exercise involves exercising in a pool, usually a heated, warm water pool, and may also be called ‘hydrotherapy’. It is one of the most comfortable and effective ways that a person with arthritis, or a related condition, can exerciseread more..
Fatigue is a feeling of both physical and mental tiredness, often described as exhaustion or a complete lack of energy. It is normal to experience tiredness from time to time, such as at the end of a busy day, afterread more..
by Lynn Griffiths, 54 years old In hindsight I know I’d had the symptoms of fibromyalgia lurking in the background since I was a teenager. Fibromyalgia symptoms can come and go with long periods in-between. This is what made itread more..