Living your Optimum Life

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We’ve curated content from our team of allied health professionals, past and present. Every day we work with people looking to live their optimum life. We choose to share our research, experience and expertise here so you are more informed and enable you to live your life to the fullest.

Sensory Processing Interventions

In Occupational Therapy, a key focus is enhancing individuals’ ability to engage effectively in daily activities. Sensory processing is pivotal in influencing how we perceive and respond to the world. Understanding and addressing sensory processing challenges can significantly impact an individual’s well-being. Sensory processing refers to how our nervous system

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Keeping Fit

Health & Recovery

Energy Conservation

What is energy conservation? Energy conservation is how our daily tasks or activities are done or adapted to reduce pain, fatigue or joint stress.  Everything …

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A New Osteoarthritis Program Built On Exercise and Knowledge

Hip and knee Osteoarthritis (OA) is a significant cause of morbidity and disability in Australia. OA is characterised by pain, stiffness in the affected joint, …

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Managing Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common lifestyle disease that can affect individuals as they age, especially those over 65. Surprisingly, it is even more prevalent than …

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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterized by chronic pain that is widespread throughout the body. It is caused by abnormal changes in your brain, not something physically injured at the painful sites.

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Emotional Wellbeing

Is Stress Affecting Your Weight?

Is stress affecting your weight? Have you ever gained weight …

Telehealth: Why, How, What

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is an alternate way of delivering …

The Role of Occupational Therapists

The role of an Occupational Therapist is often misunderstood, but …

Exercise Can Help Fight the Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental health condition that causes those affected to interpret their reality differently to the general population.

Living with a disability

Aged Health Care

Fountain of youth

Exercise Physiology

Helping Make Bones As Strong As Possible

Exercise is a very important component that goes into improving/maintaining an individual’s bone health. Exercise is recognised as one of the most effective lifestyle strategies …

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Injury Prevention & Rehab

Ageing into health

As people get older, they may need some extra help around the home or out in the community to maintain their independence. Common things aged-care …

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Living with a Disability

Older Individuals with Communication Disorders

Australia is now becoming an ageing society thanks to the rising average lifespan and decreased birth levels. By the year 2050, There will be 36 …

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Exercise Physiology

Benefits of Exercise for the Elderly

A lot of the clientele we see at our Optimum studios are retired and suffer from a few health ailments, with mobility issues and maintaining …

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Children's health

Benefits of Telehealth

What Is Telehealth? Telehealth aka telepractice is the utilization of video technologies to provide healthcare services. Telehealth is an efficient, effective way to provide medically …

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Children's health

Telehealth: Why, How, What

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is an alternate way of delivering effective evidence-based allied health therapy services to help an individual achieve their health and well-being …

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Living with a Disability

The Role of Occupational Therapists

The role of an Occupational Therapist is often misunderstood, but in essence, their primary goal is to support individuals of all abilities in engaging in …

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Exercise Physiology

Exercise Can Help Fight the Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental health condition that causes those affected to interpret their reality differently to the general population.

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Healthy Eating

Eating For A Healthy Heart

About Cholesterol: More than two in five (42%) Australian adults live with high cholesterol. Generally, total cholesterol levels should be 5mmol/L or less for healthy …

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Is Stress Affecting Your Weight?

Is stress affecting your weight? Have you ever gained weight during a stressful period of your life? Did you notice you were putting on the …

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Telehealth: Why, How, What

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is an alternate way of delivering effective evidence-based allied health therapy services to help an individual achieve their health and well-being …

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Spaghetti with Spring Vegetables

Ingredients 350g whole meal spaghetti 300g Italian pork sausages casings removed 150g snow peas 1 zucchini 1 bunch asparagus 1/2 cup frozen baby peas 2 …

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