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Health – Gentle ways to lose the Covid curves

Hopefully you are one of the lucky ones who changed your life routines in a positive way from the Covid-19 situation. For others it increased...

Health – How to lose the ‘too hard basket’

Why is it that we feel frustrated and confused by what we should, could or must do when we want to get healthier? We all...

Health – Permanent lockdown

Whangaripo mother Corinne King has two sons with muscular dystrophy. She reflects on the lockdown restrictions that those with disabilities must face every day …...

Health – A Christmas ‘to do’ list

As we enter the festive season we’re typically bombarded with the usual health messages such as – keep to healthy foods, don’t overeat, don’t stray...

Health – Avoiding monkeys

I’m off monkeys at the moment. They have a nasty habit of biting people, which makes life very complicated for the poor traveller on the...

Health – Letting the outside in

Last century, doctors were still writing prescriptions for “time in nature” to heal patient – so why do we still spend so much time cooped up...

Health – Move it or lose it

I see so many health and movement issues in my clients that are driven by lack of movement, or single repetitive movements. The simple notion...

Health – The night shift

It was three o’clock in the morning and I had just heard the most dreaded question of married life… ‘Are you awake?’ Now I’m not...

Health – Screening changes

In 1982 I was fresh out of Med School and convinced I could change the world. Even then I could tell that just throwing pills...

Health – Unfeeling fingers

Numbness and tingling in the fingers is a very common condition. Carpal tunnel syndrome, or pressure on the median nerve at the wrist, affects between...