In this week's Q&A series we speak to Body & Brain Centre's Dietitian / Nutritionist, Carla Battaglia. Carla shares with us her motivation to become a Dietitian and her passion to share healthy eating and a balanced lifestyle with the rest of the community.
In today’s Q&A series we speak to Meditation Instructor Stephanie Cochrane. Steph talks to us about her experience in Psychology, her philosophy in meditation and her motivation to share this experience with others.
Is your handbag, school bag or grocery bag causing your pain? Heavy loads to one side of the body can cause or contribute not only to pain, but also numbness, tingling and pins & needles. Try these simple solutions to reduce your symptoms.
There is much confusion about the difference between manual therapists. Who is the best practitioner for your pregnancy related lower back pain, your runner’s knee or your debilitating headaches?
Balance can be measured using rudimentary tests like standing with your feet together, or with advanced computerised testing. Find out what computerised balance testing entails.
Balance is a vital and primitive function. Poor balance is associated with a broad range of symptoms such as dizziness, headaches and developmental delays. Body & Brain Centre offers state-of-the-art computerised balance assessments.
Sports Chiropractic combines traditional chiropractic with massage and home exercises in order to provide injury management, injury prevention and sports performance optimisation.
If your child is overly reactive, doesn’t respond normally to pain or has coordination issues, they may benefit from Kids Chiropractic. Find out three ways Chiropractic helps kids with sensory processing difficulties.
Headaches are often easy to treat with Chiropractic and Remedial Massage / Myotherapy, however 25% don’t respond to manual therapies. Instead, they require the latest innovations in health and we have it here in Moonee Ponds.
Poor handwriting is often considered to result from poor motor coordination. However, fatigue, tension and joint restriction or a lack of core strength and postural control may also be contributing factors
In our first ‘off-topic’ blog we hear from Glenn about Homebrewing and join him on brew day as he creates a malty German Lager.
Today we consider Sensory Processing Disorder. What is SPD and its subcategories and how might this affect learning and development?
Retained Primitive Reflexes may delay or alter a child’s development. Today we explain Primitive Reflexes; what to look out for and how this can be addressed.
Concussion is often associated with contact sports however this summer has seen multiple concussions in professional Cricket. Click through to read more about concussion assessment in sport.
In today’s blog, Myotherapist Charmaine Fleischmann explores the condition known as Tennis Elbow. What is it? What are the risk factors and how should it be treated? Read her blog to find out more…
Congratulations to Dr Cassie who recently completed her QEEG Certification and is now one of only 120 practitioners in the world certified to perform functional brain scans.
With Children spending a large amount of time seated at a desk, it is important to ensure a correct fit to minimise potential health problems. Today we provide an overview of the things to consider when purchasing or organising your child’s a study space.
In today’s Blog, we investigate signs that may indicate your child needs a new study space, or may require alterations to their current work environment.
Thanks to The Organic Place, today's blog article looks at packing children's lunchboxes, providing tips and tricks to keep them tasty and healthy.
Sitting is being touted as the “new smoking” due to its ill effects on health. Dr Cassie, our Chiropractor, discusses these effects on school kids and how to minimise any pain and long-lasting structural damage.
Poorly fitted and / or overweight backpacks may be placing your child at risk of developing spinal, muscular or joint problems. Body and Brain Centre looks into this issue and offers complimentary Chiropractic postural and backpack assessments for the month of January.
Body & Brain Centre would like to thank everybody who participated in our Giving-Back Day; your donated gifts will be greatly appreciated by those in need. Wishing you all a very merry Christmas!
This week we take the time to indulge in some festive word games. How many can you get right?!?
Body & Brain Centre would like to welcome the newest member of our team; Myotherapist Charmaine Fleischman. Passionate about health and functional fitness, Charmaine is also a qualified Personal Trainer and studying to become an Exercise Physiologist. Read more about this Motivated Myotherapist in this week's Q&A Blog.
Body & Brain Centre is holding a Giving Back Day on Monday 19th December. On this day, practitioners will donate their time and patients are asked to donate a gift in lieu of payment for their treatment. These gifts will then be distributed to those in need during the Christmas period.
In part one of the gut-brain connection we gave a brief overview of the bidirectional nature of digestive and neuronal health. Today we hone in on one puzzle piece: food intolerances.
We have a different brain teaser in our monthly e-newsletter. Can you deduce the answer for November?
In part one of this two-part series we look at the interrelationship between gut and brain and their impact on each other.
This week we talk to remedial massage therapist Glenn Halls in a Q&A style interview. What are his interests, hobbies and treatment philosophy? Find out in this up close and personal blog.
This is the second part of our Q&A with Jess, our Pilates Instructor. If you missed the first, be sure to check that out for a broader overlook at Pilates and it’s benefits. Today we delve a bit deeper with Jess.