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BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE

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There is an emerging body of evidence that suggests that exercise can change the brain in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Cortical excitation, changes in grey matter and levels of a substance called brain derived neurotrophic (BDNF) factor have been seen to change with exercise. These changes are neuroprotective and neuroplastic and have been shown (in […]

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Are You Considering Or Have You Had Weight Loss Surgery?

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Anti-Obesity Services at Your Health Hub Your Health Hub offers medical weight loss programs for general weight loss as well as pre and post Bariatric Surgery at our Bellerive clinic. As a result of the huge success of these programs we are also in the process of finalising the development of our TRANSFORMED online medical weight loss programs […]

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The Health Benefits Of Yoga Practice Combined With Physiotherapy

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For those of you who have ongoing issues with mobility and pain, an assessment with a Physiotherapist can be essential to understand how you can modify your Yoga practice. Physiotherapists are specialists in assessment and treatment of the musculoskeletal system we recognise that recovery from injury is significantly linked to psychosocial issues and have developed a […]

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Is Exercise Really Medicine?

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        The benefits of Exercise as Medicine have been well documented as a preventative healthcare measure as well as in the treatment of chronic conditions. Alarming statistics show that almost half of the entire Australian population suffer from one of eight chronic conditions including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and mental illness, with further evidence […]

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What Can Exercise Do For People With Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes Week 2018

Exercise is medicine and for people with Type 2 Diabetes it is “key” to maintaining normal blood glucose levels, good circulation, skeletal muscle strength, blood pressure and reducing stress.   These factors are critical for maintaining good healthy living with diabetes and preventing many of the common diabetes related complications. The positive effects of exercise on blood […]

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Exercise Right Week 2018

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Get moving for Exercise Right Week 2018 at Your Health Hub. This theme of this year’s National Event is Motivation to Move. To celebrate the Exercise Physiologists at Your Health Hub will be hosting a morning tea Tuesday the 22nd May at 11.00 am. Come along and have a chat with them about how prescribed exercise […]

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Important changes for Flu Vaccination 2018

Get Your Flu Shot at Your Health Hub

The Australian Government has made important changes to influenza vaccination for 2018. People aged 65 and over will now have access to a new Trivalent Influenza Vaccine (TIV).  This new vaccine has been developed to provide better protection against the flu in older people against the flu. All Tasmanian children ages 6 months to under […]

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World Parkinson’s Day April 11th

Physiotherapy led classes specifically for people with Parkinsons Disease

World Parkinsons Day 2018Did you know that one in every 340 people in Australia live with Parkinson’s Disease? Here at Your Health Hub we have a team of health professionals that can assist you or your loved one with managing the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. We know that early intervention from your specialist and allied […]

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