Is Sitting Harmful To Your Health

The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) studies show 60 to 85 percent of people in the world lead a sedentary lifestyle, they believe this equates to approximately 2 million deaths per year being attributed to physical inactivity, prompting WHO to issue a warning that a sedentary lifestyle could very well be among the 10 leading causes…

Five Ways to Prevent Neck Pain Infographic

Neck pain, although felt in the neck, can be caused by numerous other spinal problems. Neck pain may arise due to muscular tightness in both the neck and upper back, or pinching of the nerves emanating from the cervical vertebrae. Joint disruption in the neck creates pain, as does joint disruption in the upper back….

boy with a backpack on, holding lots of books

Backpacks are unavoidable for school aged children, even though they can lead to or enhance back pain and bad posture. When worn correctly though, one can reduce the chance of back pain or bad posture habits from backpacks. Compared to shoulder bags, messenger bags or purses, backpacks are better because the strongest muscles in the…

5 Ways to prevent back pain intro photo

Back pain is a common problem in Australia and according to the Medical Journal of Australia, “Up to eighty per cent of Australians will experience back pain at some point in their lives and 10% will experience significant disability as a result”. Fortunately back pain is not usually caused by any serious disease and most…

Labneh

When visiting the Good Food and Wine Show at the end of October, I discovered Labneh and fell in love immediately.  Labneh is a strained yogurt cheese, very similar to cream cheese, but unlike cream cheese it is not processed and is full of good bacteria. Labneh is the most simple cheese to make and…

Painkillers Blog

Anti-inflammatories are readily available and frequently used by people suffering from back or neck pain and in some cases their use can be abused by those seeking relief. This pattern is particularly evident today, as the access to these medications over the counter and via Supermarkets can lead some people to simply forget they are…

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week

On average, every four days in Queensland, one person sustains a spinal cord injury. This is 90 people a year in just Queensland alone who find themselves with this injury. There are many ways someone may find themselves suffering from a spinal cord injury, but some of the more popular reasons include car accidents, water…

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Eggs Blog Photo

Recently, I discovered some amazing ways you can reuse egg shells around the home and especially for food, health and healing.  I was really surprised that I had never heard of any of these before, so I thought I would pass the knowledge on to all our TASC patients and followers.  Once you have read…

Headache

If you suffer from migraines or headaches, you are not alone. The majority of Australians throughout their lifetime will suffer from headaches and/or migraines.

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