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The Truth About Protein Supplements

Introduction Protein supplements were once confined to the bodybuilding world but now fill the shelves in supermarkets, health ...

How flexible are you?

“I’ve never been flexible”… Does this sound familiar? While some people are inherently more flexible than others, and ...

How long will it take to become an Olympic athlete?

Did you watch any of the Olympics? Pretty much everyone on the screen is an absolute outlier in ...

How Fit Are You?

How fit are you? Over the next few newsletters we’re going to run a series on physical and ...

We’re Hiring!

Know any physios looking for work? We’re on the hunt for another superstar to join our team. They’ll ...

Do I need vitamins and supplements to be healthy?

There’s a supplement out there for just about every aspect of health you can imagine… for inflammation, weight ...

Healthy Families for Life and HCF

You might not be aware, but Ethos Health has worked with the HCF for a few years now ...

The 2021 Line-Up: Sponsored Clubs

Last year wasn't a great one for any sort of organised activity, and community sport was no different! ...

Getting Comfortable on the Bike 101

with Dan Lovegrove, Ethos Health physio and cycling nut Physiotherapist Dan Lovegrove is our resident cycling guru - ...

$20 off!

Do you know how to get $20 off a consult, product, or InBody scan at Ethos Health? Just ...

Diastasis Recti (Abdominal Separation)

What is Diastasis Recti? Diastasis Recti is a fairly common condition (30% of pregnancies and postpartum), in which ...

Don’t Dine Al-Desko

Many of us think that eating lunch at our desks, or dining "al-desko", is an efficient way to ...
Dr Trent Watson - CEO & Fatigue Consultant

I’m a Dietitian… but what do I actually do?

Listen here Ask someone in the street what a dietitian does and they can probably tell you the ...
Imogen Young

Welcome Imogen Young

We’re pleased to welcome Imogen Young to Ethos Health, who joined us at the start of the month. ...

Wanderers Rugby kick off 2021 season with Nick Hewitt

With 2020 being something of a non-event for the local rugby competition, we’re hoping that 2021 will be ...

Do tennis players get tennis elbow?

Been loving the Australian Open? Did you know that tennis elbow isn’t actually that common among tennis players? ...

Improve your initial consult with us!

Our goal is to reach a diagnosis quickly so that we can maximise your treatment time during your ...

Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries (MCL and LCL)

What are the MCL and LCL? The knee has a pair of ligaments running along the inside (medial ...
Laura Haslem - Exercise Physiology - Newcastle

Welcome back Laura Haslem

Time has flown by and young Jack Haslem is now 6 months old and has just ticked off ...

Lake Macquarie clinic reopens!

Don’t let a niggling injury (whether it’s you, or a family member) impact your holidays, time with friends ...

Why get an Inbody assessment alongside my health and fitness-related New Years’ resolution?

Firstly, well done for considering what you want to improve in 2021 - most people are unlikely to ...

Ankle Taping Vs Bracing: Which is Better?

Hundreds of Australians sprain their ankle ligaments every day. They’re one of the most common sports injuries but ...

Confused by diabetes? Here’s a simple explanation

What is Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when the body is unable to regulate the amount of glucose (sugar) in ...

Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Guide

What is Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome? Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) is a term used to describe chronic ...

Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injuries: What you need to know

What is the Acromioclavicular Joint? The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is the point of your shoulder where your distal ...

The Ultimate Guide to Shoulder Dislocations

What is a shoulder dislocation? A shoulder dislocation occurs when the ball of your upper arm bone (head ...

SMARTing for Success

New Year’s resolutions can be a powerful goal setting tool and they offer the possibility for new beginnings. ...

Mushroom Spinach Bacon Egg Cups

With thousands of things going on in the morning you often don’t have time to make a nutritious ...

Read, Watch or Listen for February

Podcast: 20 Minute Fitness Episode #134 - Bouncing Back Duration: 7 minutes With 2020 now in full swing ...

The Game Changers – Misleading or Reliable?

Yep. You’ve probably seen it. If not, you’ve heard about it. You may have even changed your entire ...

Physiotherapy

How flexible are you?

“I’ve never been flexible”… Does this sound familiar? While some people are inherently more flexible than others, and ...

Diastasis Recti (Abdominal Separation)

What is Diastasis Recti? Diastasis Recti is a fairly common condition (30% of pregnancies and postpartum), in which ...

Improve your initial consult with us!

Our goal is to reach a diagnosis quickly so that we can maximise your treatment time during your ...

Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries (MCL and LCL)

What are the MCL and LCL? The knee has a pair of ligaments running along the inside (medial ...

The McKenzie Method for Lower Back Pain

“About 3.7 million Australians (16% of the population) have back problems. It is estimated that 70–90% of people ...

What you need to know about meniscal injuries

What is a meniscal injury? The knee has two wedge shaped menisci which help with the smooth movement ...

Fast Bowling and Injury

Injury risk in fast bowlers is four times higher than for any other cricket activity, with most injuries ...

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) – The ultimate guide.

What is the ACL? The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of two ligaments (the other being the ...

Beginners guide to osteoarthritis of the knee

What is knee osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) refers to an inflammation or swelling in a joint (‘arthritis’ means inflamed ...

Dietetics

The Truth About Protein Supplements

Introduction Protein supplements were once confined to the bodybuilding world but now fill the shelves in supermarkets, health ...

How long will it take to become an Olympic athlete?

Did you watch any of the Olympics? Pretty much everyone on the screen is an absolute outlier in ...

“My industry, organisation or department doesn’t need to do pre-employment screening”

You are quite possibly correct! You might have a division, or indeed a whole workforce, of roles with ...

Do I need vitamins and supplements to be healthy?

There’s a supplement out there for just about every aspect of health you can imagine… for inflammation, weight ...

Healthy Families for Life and HCF

You might not be aware, but Ethos Health has worked with the HCF for a few years now ...

Don’t Dine Al-Desko

Many of us think that eating lunch at our desks, or dining "al-desko", is an efficient way to ...
Dr Trent Watson - CEO & Fatigue Consultant

I’m a Dietitian… but what do I actually do?

Listen here Ask someone in the street what a dietitian does and they can probably tell you the ...

Mushroom Spinach Bacon Egg Cups

With thousands of things going on in the morning you often don’t have time to make a nutritious ...

SMARTing for Success

New Year’s resolutions can be a powerful goal setting tool and they offer the possibility for new beginnings. ...

Read, Watch or Listen for February

Podcast: 20 Minute Fitness Episode #134 - Bouncing Back Duration: 7 minutes With 2020 now in full swing ...

The Game Changers – Misleading or Reliable?

Yep. You’ve probably seen it. If not, you’ve heard about it. You may have even changed your entire ...

All the holiday trimmings

The holiday season is traditionally a time to eat, drink, and be merry – which, unsurprisingly, can lead ...

​Meal Planning Survival Tips: Five ways to keep it simple

My previous blog, ‘Family meal planning and recipes’ outlined the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of meal planning. This is ...

Developing Healthy Eating Behaviours for your Children

Allowing kids to make decisions about food, without them taking over..! We want our children to develop independence ...

Tips for staying healthy over Christmas

It’s not news to anyone that Christmas is traditionally a time to eat, drink and be merry. Food ...

Healthy Tomato and Butter Bean Soup

Note: This makes a big batch! The leftovers freeze well for another day Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 2 ...

Slow Cooked Lamb with Chickpeas

Ingredients  Leg lamb 1-2 tablespoons oil1 large brown onion, sliced2 cloves garlic, crushedHarissa, dry spice (in the herb and ...

Family meal planning and recipes

I’m very much a ‘survival cook’. It’s quick, easy meals that make it to the family dinner table ...

Harnessing the Placebo Effect : Part II

Despite containing nothing at all that will improve health, placebos have been shown time and again to be ...

The Power of Placebo: Part 1

Even the greatest skeptics among us accept that there is a placebo effect. Placebo-controlled trials are standard practice for ...

Focusing on diabetes for World Health Day

This year marks the 70th Anniversary of World Health Day, and with this in mind Ethos Health has ...

The Truth about Sports Drinks

The development of sports drinks and the focus on hydration can be traced back to the boom in ...

Cutting out dairy – what you need to know

Dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar free, low carb, paleo... Restrictive eating patterns seem to be the new fad diets. They ...

Treating IBS with FODMAPS

Diagnosing IBS? 1 in 5 Australians live with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), an umbrella term for a range ...

Lung health – How healthy are yours?

At rest, an average adult takes about 16 breaths per minute. This means we breathe about 960 breaths ...

Cancer has the biggest impact on our health – what to do?

A report released this month by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has indicated that cancer has ...

A Guide to the Common Cold and Flu

Despite great advances in medicine, the common cold continues to affect us. The winter months are usually considered ...

What are Cervicogenic Headaches?

Cervicogenic headache means a headache originating from the neck. Along with tension headaches and migraines, cervicogenic headaches are ...

IBS – 5 tips to improve symptoms

Our digestive system is large, complex and dynamic. It responds to the food we eat by producing wind ...

Electrotherapy – Does it work?

We can’t guarantee an injury solution for every single person who walks through the door – no one ...

Exercise Physiology

How long will it take to become an Olympic athlete?

Did you watch any of the Olympics? Pretty much everyone on the screen is an absolute outlier in ...

How Fit Are You?

How fit are you? Over the next few newsletters we’re going to run a series on physical and ...

Ethos C-Fit Classes

Ethos C-fit classes are group exercise sessions for people undergoing radiation or chemotherapy both pre and post treatment. ...

Struggling to find time to exercise?

Balancing our needs with those of our loved ones can sometimes feel like an impossible balancing act, particularly ...

Reversing frailty in the elderly

Does getting old(er) mean getting frail? Of course not! Last year a systematic review was published outlining how ...

Does running increase your risk of hip and knee osteoarthritis?

It is a commonly held belief that continuing to run in middle and older age causes osteoarthritis (OA) ...

Concussion in Sport

Over the last 3 years there has been an exponential growth in public and participant awareness of concussion ...

How can an Exercise Physiologist help you?

Accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs) hold a four-year university degree and are allied health professionals who specialize in the ...

What are the benefits of exercise if you have Type 2 Diabetes?

When it comes to taking control of Type 2 diabetes, there’s no argument that exercise plays a central ...

Exercise Right Week

With national Exercise Right Week taking place between 23 and 29 May, recent research from Exercise & Sports ...

The positive impact of exercise on people with cancer

Cancer is developed when abnormal cell function occurs. Cancerous cells can develop within all parts of the body ...

Is it safe to run during pregnacy?

A recent report commissioned by the International Olympic Committee explores the risk associated with competing in running events during pregnancy.  ...

The Truth About Sitting

Being seated for long periods is emerging as one of the unhealthiest behaviours of our modern lifestyles. With ...