Healing a Broken Bone: Four Alternatives to TENS Machines and How They Compare

Posted on: 14 September 2015

With pain relieving properties similar to morphine, a TENS machine creates a frequency of vibration, calibrated to encourage healing and block pain signals. However, a TENS machine is not the only vibrating bone healer. There are other options. If you have a broken bone and are curious about all of the vibratory healing options, take a look at how these alternatives compare to a TENS machine: 1. Massage The effect of a TENS machine is sometimes compared to the effect of rubbing an area. [Read More]

Diagnosing Hearing Impairments In Autistic Children: Advice For Parents

Posted on: 18 August 2015

According to data compiled in 2012, there are around 115,000 people in Australia with autism – an increase of 70 percent compared to 2009. Autistic children face a range of behavioural symptoms, which can make it harder to diagnose other conditions, including problems with hearing. Learn more about the challenges that autistic children with hearing impairments can face, and find out how doctors and audiologists can accurately diagnose these conditions. [Read More]

Could physiotherapy help your arthritis?

Posted on: 27 May 2015

3.85 million Australians, one in five of the population, suffer from arthritis, and it's predicted that in 35 years that figure will climb to 7 million. This paints a pretty bleak picture for the health of the nation, but if you suffer from arthritis, a swelling of the joints that causes stiffness, mobility problems and pain, you might find that checking in with your local physiotherapist could help to relieve your symptoms. [Read More]

Suffering from tinnitus? Avoid these foods

Posted on: 7 April 2015

Tinnitus is an involuntary ringing or buzzing sound in the ears. For everyone who suffers from tinnitus, their experience is different. For some people the sound might be consistent, for some it might be soft and then become louder, and for some it might appear at certain times of the day. For people with mild tinnitus, this condition is annoying, but for people with more severe tinnitus, it can truly cause great damage in their lives. [Read More]