"The only limit to our realities of tomorrow will be our doubts of today"

Managing Osteo-Arthritis

in Physiotherapy

The influential UK National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) recently published its recommendations for managing osteo-arthritis and it fits beautifully into the physiotherapy model i.e.                          1) Local muscle strengthening and aerobic fitness                                2) Stretching                                          …

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It’s Your Nerves!

in Physiotherapy

It’s your nerves! Now, I don’t mean you’re the nervous sort and need to take tranquillizes to get through your day, rather I want to address how your nerves play a part in the muscle, joint or tissue pain you may be experiencing. You may be thinking that I’m talking about how your nerves carry…

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Considering that Knee Operation?

in Physiotherapy

Considering that knee operation? Some research published on-line from the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that for many cases of meniscus injury, exercise and rehabilitation will or can get a good result. In the most extensive study yet, comparing surgery and exercise, both were found to produce a good result especially when compared to…

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Running Reduces 70% of Symptoms in Allergy Sufferers

in Health & Lifestyle

An interesting piece of research out of Chulalonghorn university found that Running reduces 70% of symptoms in Allergy sufferers. This included sneezing, runny nose, nasal itching and congestion. The thinking is that cardio exercise calms down the inflammatory proteins in the nasal passage. This is interesting in that moderate cardio has been known to help…

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Exercise Repairs the Brain – Find out how!

in Health & Lifestyle

Found this great article about how exercise can help repair the brain. Definitely worth a read……. Let me know what you think? http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/Dr-Blaylock/exercise-benefits-brain-repair-neurotrophins-Alzheimers

Avoiding Achilles Tendinitis Guide

in Exercises & Stretches

If you notice pain running down the back of your lower calf and into your heel after a run or other sporting activity this could be a warning sign for Achilles Tendinitis. Achilles tendinitis can be uncomfortable, but with proper preparation, it is easily preventable.  So what are some of the things you can do…

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A Short Walk After Meals Can Control Diabetes: Study According to Newsmax Health

in Health & Lifestyle

Older adults at risk for getting diabetes who took a 15-minute walk after every meal improved their blood sugar levels, a new study shows. Three short walks after eating worked better to control blood sugar levels than one 45-minute walk in the morning or evening, said lead researcher Loretta DiPietro, chairwoman of the George Washington…

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Paper Towels vrs Hand Dryers

in Health & Lifestyle

Check out this artical about Paper Towels vrs Hand Dryers that Greg Diamond found…. Germs vrs being green… http://www.medicalsearch.com.au/Hygiene-matters-paper-towels-win-battle-of-the-dryers/n/67691

Chronic Pain: Anxiety, Depression & Memory issues could be Related

in Management of Chronic Disorders

Chronic pain is not just a physical issue; it’s a mental/emotional one as well. So if you struggle with back pain as well as anxiety, depression, foggy thinking or even memory problems, there’s a good chance they could be related. In fact, new research shows that chronic pain dramatically affects the hippocampal region of your brain, which…

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Meditation Controls Blood Sugar & Cuts Inflammation from Newsmaxhealth

in Health & Lifestyle

If you’re feeling exhausted, a new study suggests giving meditation a try. Even meditating for a few minutes a day has been found to boost the activity of genes that promote good health. “It’s not New Age nonsense,” Herbert Benson of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston told New Scientist in a report published May…

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About Greg

Greg qualified in July 1982 graduating from the W.A.I.T (now Curtin University) and began his career at Royal Perth Hospital working in various areas of expertise as he gradually rotated through the different disciplines. This was a fantastic experience for a new graduate as he was exposed to so many different experiences.

He left in 1985 to continue Post Graduate studies and completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Manipulate Therapy (now called Musculoskeletal Therapy). He returned to Royal Perth Hospital as the Senior Physiotherapist in the Out Patient department for two years before a foray into private practice working for another practitioner in the city then joining his father’s practice in 1989.

His area of interest is all musculoskeletal pain but especially the spine. He loves neck and back problems!