Sleep On It

By |2020-11-02T23:09:23+11:00February 21st, 2018|Education, Research|

Did you know people spend about one-third of their lives sleeping? Therefore, which type of pillow is best? It's a question we are asked often. Research previously into this topic was not of high quality and hence pillow prescription has largely been provided on the anecdotal suggestions of expert colleagues and professional associations. The range [...]

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The Placebo Effect

By |2020-11-02T23:09:23+11:00February 21st, 2018|Education|

The basis of the word placebo comes from, in Latin, ‘it will please’. Therefore placebo is generally conceptualized as something which is done to someone rather than giving them ‘real’ treatment, per se. The response seen in the patient has nothing to do with what is in the treatment per se but it is the [...]

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Exercise Extra- Calf Stretch

By |2020-11-02T23:09:24+11:00February 21st, 2018|Exercise|

Calf stretching can benefit walking and bending and assist in preventing calf tears, Achilles problems and plantar fasciitis (commonly known as heel pain or heel spurs). Did you know that poor calf length can also effect you balance? Did you know that there are two main calf muscles? The calf muscles attach below (Soleus) and [...]

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