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Staying strong on your feet

Staying strong on your feet

Did you know that in Australia each year, nearly one quarter of people over 60 will experience a fall, with some resulting in serious injury? I’d like to share with you some tips to keep you strong and on your feet as  I have many clients who come to me after having experienced a serious fall. I see first hand…

Chronic Headaches and Migraines

Chronic Headaches and Migraines

Leading pain management expert, Professor Visser from the Churack Chair of Pain Education and Research, University of Notre Dame Australia, explains what is the cause of chronic migraines and headaches and what can be done to alleviate the associated pain. What are chronic daily headaches? Chronic daily headache (CDH) is defined as having a headache for most of the day,…

Protect yourself from the Flu

Protect yourself from the Flu

  As a nurse practitioner, I’m often asked about the effectiveness of Flu vaccines. As you get older we become more susceptible to the flu and medical professionals tell us that having a flu vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect yourself against getting the flu this winter. Once again, this year, Southern Cross Care was very pleased…

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