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Summer Recipe – Zucchini Slice

The festive break and summer BBQs are right around the corner! A new season also brings in some new seasonal produce, such as zucchinis. This versatile vegetable can be used in many ways, but the humble zucchini slice is a great way to utilise them....

What is IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as IBS, is a condition that affects the colon (large bowel). It is a common gastrointestinal disorder, reported to affect 1 in 7 people. While it can present at any age, it tends to most often occur before the age...

We supply Archies thongs

Exciting news- you can buy Archies thongs at SportsFit. And what better time with the weather getting warmer and summer around the corner. Why archies? In healthcare, we understand the benefits of supportive footwear and it's impact on the body. Often footwear can be a contributing factor...

What is a hamstring strain?

You often hear of people "doing their hammy", but what actually is an injured hamstring? The hamstrings are a group of three muscles on the back of the thigh. These muscles are known as: SemitendinosusSemimembranosusBiceps femoris Each of these muscles is made up of lots of small...

What is the low FODMAP diet?

The low FODMAP diet is primarily used to reduce gastrointestinal symptoms in those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) by identifying someone’s problematic foods and tolerance levels. When used correctly, the success rate can be has high as 86%! What are FODMAPs? FODMAP is an acronym for a...

Meniscus Tear

A meniscus tear is one of the more common injuries of the knee. What is the meniscus? The meniscus is a strong, rubbery section of cartilage which sits in the knee joint. There are two meniscus in each knee (lateral and medial). They act as shock...

What is the best anti-inflammatory diet?

We will all suffer with inflammation at some point, but did you know your diet can contribute significantly to this. There are times and in amounts where inflammation in our body is crucial to our survival. However, chronic inflammation can be linked to illnesses like...

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

280 Australians develop diabetes every day, which is an astronomically high amount for such a serious disease. Diabetes has wide spread complications, such as blindness, amputations, heart disease and kidney disease. Type 2 Diabetes, which is largely preventable, accounts for 85% of all cases in Australia....

My bunion is starting to cause me pain!

Bunions have become a lot more common in our community. In our day to day lives, we would have seen a friend or a family member with a bunion. In recent studies, it has been estimated that around 5 million Australians will be affected by...