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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 ...

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! ...

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 season 2021 with Nick Hewitt

our-teamwanderers rugby nick 2.png With 2020 being something of a non-event for the local rugby competition, we’re hoping ...

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!

Physio consult survey.png   Our goal is to reach a diagnosis quickly so that we can maximise 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

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

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?

inbody_email.png 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 Syndrome (outer hip pain) 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 (AC) joint? The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is the point of your shoulder where your ...

The ultimate guide to shoulder dislocation

What is a shoulder dislocation? A dislocated shoulder 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.However, ...

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.png Podcast: 20 Minute Fitness Episode #134 - Bouncing Back   Duration: 7 mins long  With 2020 now in ...

The Game Changers – Misleading or reliable?

Game Changers.png Yep. You’ve probably seen it. If not, you’ve heard about it. You may have even changed ...

All the holiday trimmings

christmas_dinner.png All the holiday trimmings The holiday season is traditionally a time to eat, drink and be merry ...

Ethos Health Physiotherapist Bronwyn

Brownyn.JPG One of our Physiotherapist, Bronwyn Vaughan has been working with the Wanderers Rugby for more than 8 ...

The McKenzie Method for Lower Back Pain

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

Ethos Health’s 10 Year Anniversary

Team photo 2011.jpg Time flies when you’re having fun… Did you know 10 years ago was the official ...

5 minutes with Connor Eyers

IMG_3083.jpg When and how did you start working for Ethos Health? I started working with Ethos almost five ...

Ethos C-Fit Classes

C-Fit.JPG We have been holding C-Fit classes at our Gateshead rooms for 18 months. C-fit classes are group ...

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

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

Physiotherapy

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!

Physio consult survey.png   Our goal is to reach a diagnosis quickly so that we can maximise 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

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

What you need to know about meniscal injuries

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

Fast Bowling and Injury

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

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

knee-pain-blog.png What is Knee Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) refers to an inflammation or swelling in a joint (‘arthritis’ means ...

Dietetics

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.However, ...

Read, Watch or Listen for February

Podcast.png Podcast: 20 Minute Fitness Episode #134 - Bouncing Back   Duration: 7 mins long  With 2020 now in ...

The Game Changers – Misleading or reliable?

Game Changers.png Yep. You’ve probably seen it. If not, you’ve heard about it. You may have even changed ...

All the holiday trimmings

christmas_dinner.png All the holiday trimmings The holiday season is traditionally a time to eat, drink and be merry ...

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

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

Developing healthy eating behaviours for your children

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

Tips for staying healthy over Christmas

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

Healthy Tomato and Butter Bean Soup

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

Slow Cooked Lamb with Chickpeas

slow_cooked_lamb.png Ingredients  Leg lamb  1-2 tablespoons oil 1 large brown onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed Harissa, dry ...

Family meal planning and recipes

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

Harnessing the placebo effect : Part II

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

The power of placebo: Part 1

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

Focusing on diabetes for World Health Day

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

The Truth about Sports Drinks

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

New Year’s Resolutions or just “New You” Resolutions

2018resolutions.png We have all made them and sometimes we even stick to them, but for many our failure ...

Cutting out dairy – what you need to know.

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

Treating IBS with FODMAPS

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

Lung health – How healthy are yours?

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

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

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

A guide to the common cold and flu.

cold_flu-blog.png Despite great advances in medicine, the common cold continues to affect us. The winter months are usually ...

What are Cervicogenic Headaches?

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

IBS – 5 tips to improve symptoms

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

Electrotherapy – Does it work?

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

How does hunger impact your children’s learning?

classroom.png When your children are hungry, you will know about it…but how much will it affect them at ...

Beating Diabetes – Micks Story

mick-before-after.jpg DEVELOPING DIABETES Until recently, it was widely accepted that Type 2 Diabetes was irreversible and progressive. However, ...

12 Things You Need To Know About Incontinence.

female-toilet-3.png Healthy bladder and bowel habits can help you avoid bladder and bowel control problems such as incontinence.Incontinence ...

Truth about superfoods

Superfood.png ‘Superfoods’ is a term given to foods packed with nutrients that may confer health benefits as a ...

Exercise Physiology

Ethos C-Fit Classes

C-Fit.JPG We have been holding C-Fit classes at our Gateshead rooms for 18 months. C-fit classes are group ...

Struggling to find time to exercise?

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

Reversing frailty in the elderly.

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Does running increase your risk of hip and knee osteoarthritis?

running_2.png It is a commonly held belief that continuing to run in middle and older age causes osteoarthritis ...

Concussion in sport

concussion_1.png Over the last 3 years there has been an exponential growth in public and participant awareness of ...

How can an Exercise Physiologist help you?

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

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

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

Exercise Right Week

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

The positive impact of exercise on people with cancer

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

Is it safe to run during pregnacy?

pregnant-lady-2.png A recent report commissioned by the International Olympic Committee explores the risk associated with competing in running events when ...

The Truth About Sitting

c--users-kgootee-dropbox-images-sitting-resized-600.jpg Being seated for long periods is emerging as one of the unhealthiest behaviours of our modern lifestyles. ...