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Infographic – Exercise Can Help With Making You Smarter

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It’s True – There is a Link between Diabetes and Physical Therapy

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October In Focus – Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer is the most common caner in women, with more than 13,500 cases diagnosed in Australia each year. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the age of 85.

Exercise and breast cancer

Most of the studies on exercise and cancer to date have focused on women with breast cancer, with the evidence supporting the following exercise recommendations.

Moderate intensity exercise is recommended.

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Physical Therapy for Shin Splints

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For some of you who don’t regularly receive our fortnightly emails, this weeks article was on physical therapy for shin splints.

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Want to lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease?

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Well, all you need to do is to do a minimum of 20 minutes of exercise a day.

A University of Michigan study looked at the impact of exercise on 4,345 employees in a financial services company that had just started a workplace wellness program. Roughly 30 percent of employees were high risk and suffering from metabolic syndrome, a dangerous cluster of risk factors associated with diabetes and heart disease. Overall, about 34 percent of U.S. adults have metabolic ...

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Why Muscles Make Good Medicine

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If you still see exercising as an optional extra, not a health essential, science is finding more reasons to change your thinking – including new research that suggests strong muscles are good medicine.

One of the most compelling findings of recent years is that muscles are actually an exceptional secretory organ and when we exercise them they release hormone-like chemicals that have a significant influence on every system of ...

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Physical Therapy for Osteoporosis

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Do you have or know anyone that has this musculoskeletal condition?

In 2011-12, 3.3% of Australians (726,000) people reported having osteoporosis.

Fortunately, one of the ways to slow down the rate of osteoporosis is physical therapy/exercise.

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July In Focus: Diabetes

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Up to 3 million Australians over the age of 25 years will potentially have diabetes by the year 2025!

While skipping a daily exercise routine may seem harmless, Australians are set for a harsh wake-up call in the coming years, with the latest statistics showing up to 3 million Australians over the age of 25 years will have diabetes by the year 2025 if incidence rates continue to rise at their current rates. Currently, it is estimated that type ...

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Can Physical Therapy/Exercise help Skin Conditions?

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