Posted in Wellbeing

OrthoDynamics Trigger Point Bodywork

Posted on 6 November 2023
OrthoDynamics Trigger Point Bodywork
OrthoDynamics is a Trigger Point system of bodywork developed by Geoff Beaty DN, the system is based on Ortho-Bionomy which was developed by British-trained osteopath Arthur Lincoln Pauls in the 1970s and is based on the idea that the body has an inherent ability to self-correct and heal. OrthoDynamics is a technique that involves applying pressure to specific points in the muscles to alleviate pain and tension as well as gentle movements, stretches, and positioning of the body to encourage ...
Posted in:NewsMind Body MedicineWellbeingSupportBodywork  

Exercise for a Fit Heart

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 21 August 2023
Exercise for a Fit Heart
As part of a healthy lifestyle, exercise routines and increased movement specifically contribute to improved cardiovascular fitness, reduced systemic inflammation,2,3 and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Many different types of physical activities, from simple movement to high intensity, are all beneficial for heart health.  Fitness and the Healthy Heart
According to the American Heart Association, moderate and vigorous aerobic activity, muscle strengthening through resist...
Posted in:NewsPrevention & RecoveryEvidence Based ResearchCancerWellbeingBlogsRecovery into Enduring Wellness  

HEPA Air Purifiers

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 5 January 2023
HEPA Air Purifiers
High Efficiency Particulate Arresting (HEPA) air filters were developed by the military in the 1940’s and became available for home use in the 1950’s.
Air purifiers using HEPA technology can help alleviate symptoms caused by dust, dander, bacteria, moulds and other airborne pollutants. HEPA filters only allow very tiny particles to pass through. Very little air is able to pass through a single sheet of HEPA paper because of the small size of the holes. In a HEPA filter, paper is...
Posted in:NewsResourcesEvidence Based ResearchCancerWellbeingBlogs  

Obesity Is Found To Increase The Risk Of Liver Cancer.

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 13 October 2022
Obesity Is Found To Increase The Risk Of Liver Cancer.
Metabolic disorders, particularly obesity increases the risk of a number of cancers, e.g. colon, mammary, pancreas and liver. The primary functions of the liver are metabolism and detoxification. Nutrients from the gut are metabolised in the liver involving the insulin regulated PI3K/PTEN pathway. Wnt/β-catenin signalling also plays important role in regulating the metabolic and detoxicating functions of the liver as it regulates liver structure and zonation. Following a diet containing h...
Posted in:NewsEvidence Based ResearchWellbeingBlogs  

Genetic Link Adds to Gut-Brain Axis Theory in Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 27 July 2022
Genetic Link Adds to Gut-Brain Axis Theory in Alzheimer's Disease
A world-first Edith Cowan University (ECU) study has confirmed the link between the two, which could lead to earlier detection and new potential treatments. Alzheimer's disease (AD) destroys memory and thinking ability and is the most prevalent form of dementia. Previous observational studies have suggested a relationship between AD and gastrointestinal tract disorders, but what underpins these relationships had been unclear -- until now. ECU's Centre for Precision Health has now p...
Posted in:NewsEvidence Based ResearchCancerWellbeingFunctional Medicine  

7 Ways to Maintain Perspective When You Feel Defeated

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 21 July 2022
7 Ways to Maintain Perspective When You Feel Defeated
Disappointment is a normal aspect of life, and it does not discriminate. Whether you’re rich or poor, educated or not, young or old, disappointment happens and it knows no bounds. A sense of loss, disappointment, and defeat is the result. Without such emotion, we wouldn’t be able to truly savour the taste of victory or bask in the glow of accomplishment and success when it does happen. In many ways, it keeps us real, true, and humble — and can also keep us motivated.  ...
Posted in:NewsCancerWellbeingMental health  
< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | Next >


  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia
  • Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
  • British Naturopathic Association