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OSTEOPOROSIS

treatment of osteoporosis

Bone mineral density is a measurement of bone strength, most commonly measured through the gold standard dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan.1 Osteoporosis is a chronic condition following osteopenia that impacts the integrity of an individual’s bones through microarchitectural deterioration, therefore placing them at an increased fracture risk than a healthy compare.2-3

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Exercise and Cancer

Exercise Physiology for Cancer Patients

Improvement in cancer research has increased our chances of detecting cancer at an earlier stage, helping individuals access better care and increasing the mortality rate after a diagnosis. Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a life changing event, but the importance of exercise is still relevant with recent research showing that only a small amount of exercise can immediately improve treatment related side effects.

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BACK PAIN

Back pain management

It is likely that if you’ve come to read this article, you yourself have experienced, or are experiencing back pain. What might come as a surprise is that 80% of Australian adults will experience at least one episode of low back pain in their lives1.

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EXERCISE & MENTAL HEALTH

Exercise and Mental Health

World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises mental health as “a state of well-being in which an individual realises or recognises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.

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CHRONIC HEART FAILURE (CHF)

Chronic heart failure is a condition whereby the heart is no longer able to maintain its function and is unable to effectively pump blood to the lungs and the rest of the body. This is commonly caused by conditions like ischaemic heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes amongst others.

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