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🔦 Staff Spotlight 🔦 – Neville Coleman

Specialised Health, Behind the Scenes. Who is Specialised Health? The culture of progression, passion and authenticity behind Specialised Health drives all of us to provide quality Exercise Physiology services in the compensable space. We support claimants in achieving their return to work and life goals through specialist exercise and lifestyle prescription while recognising the importance …

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Bowel Cancer – What You Need to Know about Prevention and Treatment

“DecemBeard” – Raising Awareness for Bowel Cancer Australia 1st – 31st December 2017 From Specialised Health’s Exercise Physiologist, Jennifer Smallridge: Aside from Santa Claus, you might be seeing a few more beards around in December, thanks to Bowel Cancer Australia’s “DecemBeard” campaign. For the fifth year running, DecemBeard encourages men to grow their facial hair …

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Perinatal Anxiety and Depression – Eating and exercising your way back to health

In our previous article, we gave a comprehensive background of perinatal depression and anxiety with a particular focus on postnatal depression (PND), in light of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week from November 12th to 18th. In this update, you will find out why a multidisciplinary approach to PND works, and how best to provide …

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Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week 12th – 18th November 2017 By Jennifer Smallridge, Accredited Exercise Physiologist   At Specialised Health, our Exercise Physiologists are frequently working with customers with a diagnosed mental illness such as depression, anxiety, PTSD or bipolar disorder. One less frequently encountered condition in the Life Insurance space is Perinatal Depression. …

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What role is exercise playing in breast cancer prevention and survivorship? The science behind the movement

From Specialised Health’s Exercise Physiologist Jennifer Smallridge: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month  Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among Australian women – the chances are that you’ve been involved in a case with a breast cancer survivor. Fortunately, 89 out of 100 women1 diagnosed with invasive breast cancer …

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How creative thinking and merging technology with rehabilitation can deliver amazing outcomes previously not possible

We recommend clicking settings at the bottom of the video above and turning on subtitles. A few months ago I penned an article on Linkedin which you can see here titled “The Future for Rehabilitation?”. In it i explained Paul’s situation. Paul was a Cattle Farmer living in outback Victoria who had torn his supraspinatus tendon lifting a fencepost …

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Low back pain can affect your life in unexpected ways (luckily, we have some exercises to help)

For better viewing and to not disturb anybody we recommend you turn on subtitles for this video, click on settings at the bottom of the video above. For obvious reasons, low back pain is tough to deal with. But what many people don’t realize is that, beyond the hurting, low back pain also affects many …

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Creative thinking in an exercise physiology program to minimise Yellow Flags

Throughout all exercise physiology programs, whether they’re instantly recognisable or slowly identified over the course of a few sessions, Yellow Flags will impact a rehabilitation program whether you like it or not. Protection is natural After experiencing some form of trauma, the body’s natural, in-built, response mechanism is to minimise further damage and protect the body …

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