COPD Patients: How Active Cycle of Breathing Techniques Can Help Your Symptoms

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (or COPD) is a term that doctors and medical professionals use to describe a group of long-term lung diseases. Examples of these disorders include emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The risk of COPD increases with age, and experts believe that around 20 per cent of Australians over the age of 40 have one of these conditions. Treatment options vary considerably, but respiratory physiotherapy is an increasingly popular way to help people deal with their symptoms. [Read More]

Everything A Runner Needs To Know About Plantar Fasciitis

Running has a huge number of health benefits. You can build up your stamina, lose some calories, strengthen your muscles, strengthen your bones, and you can even experience mental health benefits by running too. And while running is mostly a good thing, it can feel like exactly the opposite when you experience a running injury. A common injury that occurs among runners is something called plantar fasciitis. This strange name is just a technical way of describing a kind of heel pain that is commonly associated with running. [Read More]

Everyday ways to prevent hearing loss

Hearing is one of the five critical senses and to have good hearing is imperative for experiencing the world around you fully. But as you get older, your hearing can often fail you. This is a natural thing and just a part of the ageing process in the same way that it is also natural to move at a slower pace as you get older and for your hair to become grey. [Read More]