Category: Health and Wellness

Myotherapy and Massage

Myotherapy & Massage

Do you have a nagging ache in your muscles? Do your joints constantly feel stiff? Myotherapy may help you. Myotherapy focuses on the assessment, treatment and management of pain associated with soft tissue injury and restricted joint mobility which has been caused by myofascial or muscle dysfunction. Muscle pain and dysfunction can arise from a […]

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Health Tips on World Spine Day

‘Love Your Spine’ this World Spine Day  Every year on 16 October, people from around the world come together on World Spine Day  to raise awareness about spinal disorders and empower others to take charge of their spinal health. Back pain disability increasing Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle is having a profound negative impact on our […]

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Our new Remedial Massage Therapist

Sofia Aranguren is the newest addition to the Simply Health team, taking up the position of Remedial Massage Therapist.  Sofia will work along with our other soft tissue therapists, Andrew (Remedial Massage) and Jane (Myotherapist). Prior to her Remedial Massage training, Sofia worked as a computer engineer.  While having success in this role, Sofia was […]

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How to Choose the Right Mattress

Recently one of our chiropractors, Dr Anthony Coxon, appeared on the Channel 7 show ‘Sunrise’ to talk about choosing the right mattress. If you missed it, you can view the segment by clicking here. It starts with a good base There is no fancy technology in a mattress base. It simply needs to be stiff […]

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Cycling 1000km for Children’s Charities

In just under 4 weeks time one of our chiropractors will be undertaking a great physical and mental challenge by riding his bike 1000km in the north Island of New Zealand. Dr Anthony Coxon will be participating in Chain Reaction, a cycling event that raises money for children’s charities. “This is my second Chain Reaction. […]

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How heavy is too heavy for your child’s backpack?

This week millions of Australian children will return to school. For most students the experience will be a positive one, as they gain academic and life skills. But lugging around heavy school bags filled with laptops, text books and sports gear, could be causing damage to your child’s spine. So how much is too much […]

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Free Annual Wellness Check Up

In 2018 we’re excited to announce that all patients will have the opportunity to have an annual Wellness Check Up; and best of all …. it’s FREE! Anyone committed to getting the best from their health and ageing well, needs to think prevention. Part of this pro-active approach is routine testing, before symptoms take hold […]

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World Spine Day

October 16 is World Spine Day Four things we know about the spine: 1) Everybody has one; 2) Most people experience significant spinal problems at some stage in their lives; 3) Spinal problems have the potential to effect your mental and physical wellbeing, beyond just neck and back pain and; 4) There’s a lot you […]

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How your butt can relate to your level of humanism

  Our buttock muscles, also known as gluteal muscles or glutes, are critical in enabling humans to maintain upright posture and walk on two feet. Your glutes also have a role in stimulating the cortical (thinking part) of your brain. When these muscles are not firing correctly, you have a greater risk of low back […]

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Rocktape – What’s all the fuss about?

Recently our team spent a Sunday out at RMIT learning more about the use of Rocktape as a therapy for a whole range of muculotendinous injuries. You’ve probably seen Rocktape being used by professional athletes on TV. Typically, it’s the tape that comes in bright and loud colours and designs. For the more conservative, we […]

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