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11

Jun

How Physical Activity can …

By Dr Zeinah Keen Sadly, but truly, the tissues in our bodies have not evolved with modern medicine and sanitation. For some, longevity has been exchanged for more aches, pains, disability and disease. However, researchers now suggest that many factors …

Mortons Neuroma

25

Mar

Mortons Neuroma

By Dr Zeinah Keen During the gait cycle, the foot plantar flexes and the toes dorsiflex during the push-off phase. The nerves between the 2nd and 3rd , and the 3rd and 4th metatarsals, can become compressed by the ligament …

knee

4

Oct

Patellofemoral syndrome

By Dr Zeinah Keen Patellofemoral syndrome is the most common cause of knee pain in the population (American Academy of Family Physicians, 2017). It can be caused by overuse of the knee joint, physical trauma, or misalignment of the kneecap. …

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6

Aug

Radiological Studies- Which test …

Choosing the right type of tests to have can be confusing for patients and you should be guided by your health care practitioner. However, the following information may be useful for you and give you a better understanding of different …

Osteoporotic fracture spine

13

Jun

Osteoporosis by Dr Zeinah …

Overview Osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease in Australia and can result in devastating physical, psychosocial, and economic consequences. It is often overlooked and undertreated, however, in large part because it is clinically silent before manifesting as fracture. …

Australian artistic gymnast, Lauren Mitchell, performing a layout step-out on the balance beam during the 41st World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in London, United Kingdom, in 2009.

28

Feb

Spondylolysis (Stress fracture in …

Stress fractures in young adolescence is more common than I realised. I have seen a few cases these last few months in clinic. It is more common in boys and in high risk active sports people with immature bone structure. …

meditation-buddha

8

Dec

Reconnecting the body and …

  High levels of stress come at a cost to the physical and mental body. Our emotions have a massive impact on all our bodily systems. Your body responds to the way you think, feel, and act. This is one …

tech-neck

28

Oct

Understanding Tech Neck by …

Understanding Tech Neck and Zeinah’s top tips to help reduce painful symptoms There is no doubt about it, everyone is at it, including our children. Heads down looking at a screen for endless hours (if you add it all up …

spine-center

4

Oct

World Spine Day October …

The World Spine Day is October 16th and the theme for 2016 is Straighten Up and Move. Millions of people in all continents of the world suffer with spinal disorders. These can include low back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and …

teenager

3

Oct

Raising awareness of Depression …

October is world mental health month, helping to raise awareness amongst the community of mental health issues and their prevalence. According to ‘Way-ahead foundation’, “half of all Australians (45%) will experience some form of mental illness during their lifetime, and …

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