Summertime Quiz

Hopefully you will find yourself lazing by a pool or the ocean at some time over this summer.  Christie Gardner thought that an anatomy quiz might be fun.  How much do you know about how your body works?  A score of less than 3?  You need to read all of our blogs!! Question 1: What connects…

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Summertime exercise

As we approach the busiest time of year, filled with Christmas parties and lazy summer days, it is hard to find the time to exercise. Often people loathe the thought of having to exercise in the heat and decide to avoid it all together. The recommendation for physical activity in adults is at least 150…

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Dear Diet

How many times can you have your heart broken before you finally say, enough is enough? Dear Diet, it’s not me it’s you. I think we should break up. And no I don’t think we can be friends. We’ve been together since my teens, when I think about it we’ve been together forever. I watched…

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Injury free cricket

Cricket season is upon us again. As proud sponsors of Penrith Junior Cricket Association we want to make sure that all of our cricketers from park to grade stay on the pitch all season and minimise their risk of injury. Cricketers tend to present with a few common complaints. Upper back pain/ stiffness Lower back pain…

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Is pain impacting on your sleep?

We all know that we need sleep. Without adequate sleep we feel terrible and unable to take on the world. According to several studies, sleep plays an essential role in: metabolism, immune function, memory and learning. Without sleep, your physical health and emotional wellbeing suffers. The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines…

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