Archive for the ‘Health & Wellbeing’ Category

All in the Balance

on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 in Allied Health, Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, Health & Wellbeing, Physiotherapy, Pilates.

Preventing sporting injuries in young people By Physio Emmanuel Rey In a physiotherapy practice, we see a lot of children and young adults with sporting injuries like torn Anterior Cruciate Ligaments (ACL), ankle sprains etc. Often we put this down to just bad luck – I stepped funny, I landed badly, I twisted… Children have […]

Plantar Fasciitis Tips & Tricks

on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 in Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, Health & Wellbeing, Physiotherapy, Pilates.

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the fascial ligaments of the sole of the foot. It is often caused by overuse or stress to the fascia due to factors such as: – increased walking or running – inappropriate footwear – prolonged standing – either high-arched feet or flat and pronated feet. Plantar fasciitis can be […]

Homemade Nut Milk

on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 in Allied Health, Health & Wellbeing, Healthy Eating.

Nuts (unsalted, unroasted) Almonds or Cashews                    1  cup Water (filtered if possible)                                                        4  cups Dates optional for sweetness Method Soak nuts (and a few dates if using) for 4-6 hours or overnight Once soaked, rinse thoroughly, discarding soaking water Blend the 4 cups of filtered water and the nuts (and dates) in a blender on […]

Delicious Pear, Date & Nut Green Smoothie

on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 in Health & Wellbeing, Healthy Eating.

This would make a great meal replacement or post-workout smoothie, lots of good fats, added protein with the nut butter and plant based protein powder.   Ingredients: 500mls water 2 handfuls baby spinach 1T nut butter 1/4 avocado 1/2 cucumber 1/2 zucchini Dash flax seed oil Dash cinnamon 2 dates 1 pear Optional 2T Protein […]