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How to Improve Executive Function Skills in Adults

25 March 2022

How to Improve Executive Function Skills in Adults

Our brains are incredibly complex computers that constantly learn and take on new information. Executive function refers to our brain's ability to remember things, think flexibly, and maintain self-control. Executive functioning skills allow individuals to prioritise tasks efficiently and use the

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Drug-Free Pain Relief with Lasting Benefits

9 March 2022

Drug-Free Pain Relief with Lasting Benefits

Drug-free pain relief is an important but too often overlooked part of treatment and therapy for many painful conditions. Whilst medication is a key aspect of many treatment programs, there are some unpleasant side-effects and negative impacts to health associated with long term use of me

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Finger Injuries in Netball: Managing & Treating Injuries

24 February 2022

Finger Injuries in Netball: Managing & Treating Injuries

Netball is one of the most popular team sports in Australia. Fast-paced and fiercely competitive, it is a fantastic sport to both play and watch. Coupled with this intensity comes the increased risk of injury. Injuries sustained playing netball, in fact,

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What Causes Trigger Finger?

24 February 2022

What Causes Trigger Finger?

Trigger finger is a serious condition in which can lead to one of your fingers getting stuck in a bent position. The finger may bend or straighten with a snap as if a trigger was being pulled and released. Trigger finger’s medical name is stenosing

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5 Tendon Gliding Exercises for Improved Movement

18 February 2022

5 Tendon Gliding Exercises for Improved Movement

Tendon gliding exercises play an essential role in preventing and reducing tendon adhesions after hand surgery or an injury. Adhesions are formed when the body starts to heal; scar tissue adheres two surfaces together that aren't naturally meant to join.

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The 3 Most Common Hand Conditions Hand Therapist's Treat

18 February 2022

The 3 Most Common Hand Conditions Hand Therapist's Treat

There are few physical tasks we complete without the use of our hands. A complex and delicate web of bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles, our hands are our most useful tool and our first defence mechanism - meaning the most common hand conditions are of

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