About Me
Regaining my balance

After having a bad fall getting out of the shower, I've been really struggling to feel confident on my feet and regain my balance. I have been doing some physical therapy and getting some followup support from my medical team to help me regain my confidence. I want to be able to live as an independent person and not always be worrying about slipping and hurting myself again. This blog has some tips from other people who have recovered from serious injuries and falls, and regained their confidence in their balance. I hope it will help other people in their journey to regain their balance.

3 Natural Ways to Treat Your Baby’s Positional Plagiocephaly Without Headgear

25 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If your doctor has informed you that your baby has positional plagiocephaly, you may be wondering what to do about it. The condition is caused by excess pressure on the skull due to the baby's daily positioning during sleep and play. While the condition isn't serious and almost always corrects itself with time, there are things you can do to speed up the process. Here are 3 natural ways to correct your baby's plagiocephaly without putting them in headgear, helmets, and bands at a young age. Read More …

How Pre-Marriage Counselling Can Divorce-Proof Your Relationship

24 January 2017
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It's commonly believed that around half of all marriages will end in divorce. While this number isn't accurate, statistics in Australia do show that one in three marriages don't succeed. If you're about to get married, you are probably more concerned about your upcoming wedding than worrying about the whether your marriage will end up in the divorce courts. However, marriage is about more than a beautiful dress and an exotic honeymoon. Read More …

4 Types of Footwear to Avoid When You Have an Ingrown Toenail

23 January 2017
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The pain from an ingrown toenail can be intense. Wearing certain types of shoes can make it even worse, leaving you struggling to walk. Here are four types of footwear to avoid while you wait for an appointment with an ingrown toenail service. 1. Pointed Toe Shoes Shoes with pointed ends crowd your toes together, putting pressure on your ingrown toenail. This can cause intense pain and inflammation as the nail presses further into the skin. Read More …

Hip Pain: Causes and Solutions

20 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Are you guilty of ignoring your recurring hip pain? It can be tempting to do—to do your best to ignore the pain and hope that it goes away, rather than acknowledging that the matter might be more serious. In many instances it might simply be a localised injury that will in fact go away as the area heals itself. But ongoing hip pain, or hip pain that recurs with an alarming regularity needs to be investigated. Read More …

A Guide to Surgical Treatments for Severe Varicose Veins

20 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Many people suffer from varicose veins. These gnarled, swollen blood vessels are found most often in the legs. Whilst they can sometimes lead to more serious conditions, such as skin ulcers and blood clots, in most cases, they merely cause some minor aches and pains. However, because large varicose veins can be somewhat unsightly, many people choose to have them removed. Whilst small varicose veins can usually be treated with minor procedures like sclerotherapy, larger ones often need to be removed using surgical methods. Read More …