As a primary caregiver, doctors are on the front lines everyday with patients. As such, it’s their duty to ensure that their patients not only get the best care, but also make sure they can make an informed decision about their treatment options. One pain point for many Australians is health insurance, specifically knowing what…

While seniors in Australia are covered under the public health system and by various concession cards, the public system doesn’t cover everything. Keep reading to find out how you can benefit from seniors health insurance. Why get cover? As we get older, our health insurance needs change, which is why it’s important to review your…

Put Your Best Foot Forward at your Podiatry Appointment From sprained ankles to black toenails, corns, calluses and shin pain – your local podiatrist can help you with problems affecting your feet and lower limbs. In most cases, a referral is not required as consultations generally aren’t covered by Medicare. The exception may be if…

If you’ve found yourself struggling to get along with a family member, you’re not alone. Figures indicate that nearly 1 in 5 adult Australians has cut ties with a family member – usually a parent, a brother or a sister. Usually however, people tend to just put up with a toxic family member, even when…

You may have seen in the news that a recent study into low back pain management has highlighted a few issues within our care current system. If you are one of the 25% of Australian’s experience back pain on a daily basis or the 50% of Australian’s have experienced pain in the last month, this might be…

You have committed to a regular strength and cardiovascular exercise routine weekly for your physical health. But have you considered dedicating 1-2 days to your mental and emotional health through a yoga practice? Yoga is a useful tool and a key to psychological and emotional healing. The whole practice helps you work with the nature…

Eating for eye health is simple: the food that is good for your eyes is good for the whole of you, as your eyes are part of you! This is common sense, but something we sometimes forget.  The common eye conditions, cataract and macular degeneration, are at least partly due to oxidative damage, also known…

Private health insurance can help you cover the costs of a range of medical procedures, but how you can go about claiming these benefits really depends on the type of treatment you are receiving. Treatments can be broken up into two basic areas: hospital and extras. Extras How you make a claim for an extras…

It’s school holidays and many children will be on their smart devices with unlimited screen time – more often than not, listening to sound using headphones.  Hearing loss has become a major concern as children spend long periods of time listening to their favourite tunes, playing games or streaming the latest movies online. Ears are…

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