Joint Effort


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Experts agree that managing joint pain requires a holistic approach. A combination of physical therapy, nutrition and daily movement are all key to the ongoing management of chronic inflammation and pain. We understand that living with persistent pain can be a difficult journey and we’d like to help you on your way with some advice and strategies for managing your pain.

We’ll do our best to help you move, help you eat better and help you enjoy life, but we can only help those who want to help themselves – it’ll be a Joint Effort.

Do Fat Burning Foods Really Exist?

By |December 13th, 2017|

I know, sounds too good to be true right? But there are certain foods that could potentially help speed up your metabolism and accelerate weight loss. Green tea, coffee, chilli, nuts and dairy products have [...]

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How to improve gut health

By |November 16th, 2017|

Don’t be grossed out – these little guys living in our stomach are our friends! The 1000 little bacteria species in our intestine are just trying to help us out. Why should you care? Believe [...]

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Eat, Sleep, Move Repeat

By |October 19th, 2017|

A nutritious diet, a good night's sleep and some daily activity go a long way to helping you live a happy, healthy life. Poor sleep is implicated in weight gain, mental health and wellbeing and [...]

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How much protein is too much?

By |August 17th, 2017|

If you think there’s no such thing as a protein overload, think again! Take one look at the booming supplement companies, it says it all, our culture is obsessed with protein. Why is protein so [...]

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Joint pain relief – hot or cold pack?

By |August 8th, 2017|

Have you ever had an ache or pain and felt confused about whether to apply a heat or cold pack? The benefits of both have been well researched, but there is a right time and [...]

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Managing Arthritis

By |May 29th, 2017|

While most of us are aware of the term arthritis, many of us would be surprised to learn that it’s not necessarily a condition that affects ‘old people’. For example, there’s Juvenile arthritis, which affects [...]

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Healthy weight & healthy joints

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Which came first – the sore joints or the excess weight? If you are part of the 63.4% of Australians who carry extra weight, your joints (particularly your knees and lower back) can be under [...]

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Anti-inflammatory foods for joint pain

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Anti-inflammatory eating is the latest diet trend and looks like it’s here to stay -  but is this really beneficial for us? What is inflammation? Inflammation is our body’s natural response to stress. There are [...]

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Nurture Nature

By |April 20th, 2017|

If you’re a grandparent, you’ll understand the special bond between you and your grandchildren. You’ve also been around long enough to know that there’s nothing quite like letting nature take its course - something you [...]

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Slow Weight Loss Better Than No Weight Loss

By |April 3rd, 2017|

Setting realistic goals can be the secret ingredient in weight loss. Being able to set specific, but realistic goals will give you a greater chance of accomplishment. The formula for setting a well thought out [...]

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Salmon with Ginger Soy Dressing

By |April 3rd, 2017|

Ingredients: 4 (120g) salmon fillets (skin on) 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoon brown sugar ¼ cup (60mls) light soy sauce salt and cracked [...]

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Joint pain – resolution versus theme

By |March 3rd, 2017|

Set a theme, not a resolution this year.  Now that the sparkle of the new year has come and gone, you might be back into your regular routine, or still picking bits of party poppers [...]

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Turmeric, curcumin and curcuminoids

By |February 3rd, 2017|

Turmeric is the yellow-coloured powder ground from the root of the turmeric plant, and is commonly used in curries.  But it is so much more than a spice to add to food. It has been [...]

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Time to stop talking about targeted pain relief

By |February 3rd, 2017|

Unfortunately, some slick marketers have created the perception that there is such a thing as targeted pain relief. Sadly, it’s not true. And here’s why. When you have tissue damage, like in the case of [...]

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