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18
Jul

Alcohol, Your Brain and Your Body

I get asked lots of questions about food and drinks especially by those that are on new a diet and making lifestyle changes.  Alcohol seems to come up again and again, which indicates the social importance of this lubricant which is to all intents and purposes a poison. So, let’s have a look under the lid: Australia sits 2nd in

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19
Mar

Cryotherapy for Beauty and Anti-Aging Effects

Whole Body Cryotherapy is a cutting-edge technology to achieve your desired flawless fresh youthful look. Athletes have been the early adopters, but models and celebrities have found it and use it to maintain gorgeous skin. But this technology is available to everyday people looking to achieve health and beauty goals by using a non-invasive natural therapy, shown to enhance activation

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15
Mar

Weight Loss and General Wellbeing – Can Cryotherapy Help?

Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) has so many applications to improve health and wellbeing.  Researchers in Russia, Europe and Japan have found significant benefits of Whole Body Cryotherapy with more than 40 years of use helping patients suffering from chronic health conditions, such as fatigue and obesity.  It is a safe non-drug therapy which dates back to ancient Greece. The arguable

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15
Mar

Cryotherapy for Rehabilitation

Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) is  demonstrated to effectively  reduce pain and enhance rehabilitation programs. It is a non-drug therapy which dates back to ancient Greece.  Hippocrates recommended treatment with snow an ice to recover from injury after battle. The arguable inventor of Whole Body Cryotherapy Dr. Yamaguchi[i], used short sessions of cold applied to the skin of rheumatoid arthritis patients

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14
Mar

Cryotherapy to Enhance Sports Recovery

Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) is the latest and perhaps the most technological incarnation of a therapy that traces its use back to ancient Greece and Hippocrates.  The benefit of temperature differential has also been used in Scandinavia with converts running from a sauna to the snow or even jumping through a hole in a frozen lake. As a therapy WBC

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26
Feb

Overcoming Joint Pain and Movement Restriction

Patients come in for many reasons, among the most common include pain, and movement restriction in their joints. This can result from many causes, trauma, movement compensation, repetitive stress, autoimmune and inflammation amongst others. At Optimal Life we have a golden rule “listen to your Patient” and respect what they have to tell about their issues. They want the security

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17
Jan

Back Pain and Pelvis Instability

Back pain is a leading cause of disability according to the World Health Organisation[1] (WHO). Up to eighty per cent of Australians will experience back pain at some point in their lives and 10% will experience significant disability as a result[2]. In the United States which also has similar statistics it’s estimated that back pain costs about 77 billion dollars

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22
Mar

Nutrition for Heart Health

Recently my father passed away, this bought to the front of my brain a lot of stress and many questions. The biggest being what am I doing and am I enjoying myself doing it? While the questions by and large remain unanswered, I have resolved to focus my energy on myself, and my family more and to increase my own

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6
Feb

Anxiety – a holistic perspective to the cause and treatment

That unexplained creeping sensation, worry with or without cause that does not go away. There are many views or explanations for what anxiety. It is traditionally thought of as a mental or psychiatric disorder in the domain of medicine or psychologists. This placement has led to anxiety being pigeon holed as either a higher order cognitive disorder which needs to

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20
Dec

Selecting the Right Appointment for You

We’ve simplified our fee structure to make chiropractic care for our Brisbane based patients as easy and straight forward as possible.  To help guide you on which appointment length is most appropriate for your needs, we’ve created some tips that should help make your decision.  If you’re still unsure, please ask one of our friendly reception team at the time

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