The Healthy Body Company is a dynamic family run health business committed to supporting the healthy active lives of our clients and our broader community. The Healthy Body Company brings together a team of qualified health professionals including: physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, remedial massage therapists, yoga and pilates teachers.

Diabetes Awareness Week

Diabetes

This week is National Diabetes Week and this year the focus is on diabetes related amputations. You can find out more about this campaign at Diabetes Australia. Around 1.7 million Australians have diabetes. This includes all types of diagnosed diabetes (1.2 million known and registered) as well as undiagnosed type 2 diabetes (up to 500,000 estimated).…

Sleep

Sleep – vital to good health

Did you know it’s Sleep Awareness Week?  Why you may ask?  Did you know that sleep is vital for mental health, physical health, quality of life and safety?  It also supports growth and development in children and teens.  Are you getting enough?  Probably not! Not enough sleep – what then? Sleep debt or sleep deficit…

Tennis Elbow

No you do not have to be a professional tennis player to develop tennis elbow! In fact only about one in twenty patients with this injury have developed it from playing a racquet sport. What is it? Tennis elbow is an injury to the tendon within the forearm. The tendon is what connects muscle to…

Winter stretching – feels sooo good

Winter is here and as the weather gets cooler we often find it difficult to keep our motivation with our regular exercise regime. Whether it be out door running, sports or getting yourself to the gym, cold weather can really keep you inside. Why not incorporate an indoors stretching routine? During our colder seasons our…

Warming Winter Recipes

Winter Warmers – Recipes for Winter

A classic winter warmer. Beef and Red Wine Casserole 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 bacon rashers, trimmed, chopped 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 kg beef chuck steak, trimmed, cut into 3cm cubes 2 tablespoons plain flour 250mls (1 cup) red wine 375mls (1 1/2 cups) beef stock 1 x…