Exercise After Cancer Diagnosis

In Australia there is a new cancer diagnosis every 4 minutes, which equates to about 140,000 new cases per year. Research indicates that smoking, obesity & age are the most common risk factors for contribution to cancer incidence.  Physical inactivity, poor diet & viruses are also proven risk factors. As smoking and obesity are both...

Myotherapy: Not Just A Massage

Myotherapy is the evidence-based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain & associated conditions. While myotherapists use hands on techniques such as massage, their role in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain & dysfunction extends beyond soft tissue work. Treatment techniques utilised by myotherapists commonly...

Topical Anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) Gels for Pain Relief

At some stage most people have tried topical anti-inflammatory gels such as voltaren gel to reduce their pain and discomfort from an injury.  These rub-on gels promise tagreted pain relief and improved mobility.  But do these gels actually do what they promise and can they help you?