Arthritis & Joint Health
Is your ankle starting to rankle?

Is your ankle starting to rankle?

If you’re an athlete – a professional, an enthusiastic amateur or weekend warrior – you know all about fitness techniques and the need to protect your joints. But you may be neglecting one important body part – your ankles. They take a pounding, whether your game is basketball, skydiving, hiking or skateboarding. And as a […]

The A-Z of Turmeric

The A-Z of Turmeric

Turmeric is a fine, golden-yellow spice with a sharp taste that lingers bitter on the palate. Learn more about its wondrous health benefits of turmeric. Cooks sometimes refer to turmeric as “poor man’s saffron”, because its bright yellow-orange colour resembles the more expensive condiment. In recent years, turmeric’s value as a curry spice has received far less […]

Help for sore jaw joints

Help for sore jaw joints

Problems with your jaw joint? You may have a temporomandibular joint disorder. It’s a mouthful, yes! But fortunately there’s a lot you can do about it. Without your temporomandibular joint you would be unable to talk, eat or yawn. This joint is a complex structure situated between the base of your skull and your lower jaw. […]

Interesting facts about osteoporosis

Interesting facts about osteoporosis

Most people, when they hear the word “osteoporosis“, think of older women, brittle bones and hip fractures. But here are some interesting facts about the condition that you might not have known: The word “osteoporosis” comes from the Greek words “osteon”, meaning bone, and “poros”, meaning a pore or a passage. Osteoporosis is not a condition exclusive […]

The anti-inflammatory diet

The anti-inflammatory diet

Do you have osteoarthritis? Put the Anti-Inflammatory Diet to the test. If you live with the pain and disability of osteoarthritis, you may be desperate to improve your condition. Consider losing weight, if necessary, and applying the principles of the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Osteoarthritis facts An estimated 15% of all Australians (3.1 million people) have arthritis. According to […]

Arthritis and long-distance travel

Arthritis and long-distance travel

Travelling soon? Planning ahead can make a world of difference. Here we have some great tips to help take the pain out of arthritis and long-distance travel.  Australians are known for their love of travel and adventure. In fact, figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that 8.2 million Australians departed on short-term travel trips in […]