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Q&A with Renee Coleman

Renee Coleman, Physiotherapist at Jordan Springs is quite busy in her spare time. Everyone has a story and Renee certainly does! When Renee isn’t at work at The Healthy Body Company, she does Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiujitsu and Muay Thai. I was intrigued and wanted to know more so a Q&A session started! What are the…

Diabetes and Exercise

Beat It – Diabetes Exercise Program

Diabetes is a medical condition affecting 1 million Australians. Remarkably, it is believed that 50% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed. Diabetes affects the ability of the body to produce and use a hormone called insulin. Insulin acts as a key to “unlock the doors” of our muscles so that glucose (sugar, aka energy) can…

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ACL – How We Can Help Prevent Injury!

The dreaded ACL injury! It’s notorious for its debilitating impact on knee stability and the long stint of rehabilitation required for return back to activity and sports. Knowing how to help prevent an ACL injury at the beginning of any sport season is a great start. What is the ACL? The knee joint comprises of…

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Feeling Sore and Tight? Try These

We all feel muscle tightness and general stiffness from time to time.  Sometimes this can lead to pain, which might cause you to seek professional assistance, but sometimes you just want to release that tightness.  Here are some beginner level releases using either a foam roller or a spikey ball.  Give these a try, your…

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Lymphoedema – What is it?

To understand lymphoedema, it’s first helpful to understand the body system that it effects.  What is the lymph system? The Lymphatic System The lymphatic system is probably most simply described as our body’s ‘sewerage system’.  It maintains fluid levels in our body tissues by removing all fluids that leak out of our blood vessels. The…