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HealthZone Medical: Irritable Bowel Symptoms post-gut insult

There has been an increasing amount of Irritable Bowel Symptoms (IBS) being reported, which I think has a bit to do with it being...

HealthZone Medical: Fever in Children

With flu season in full swing, we are seeing lots of unwell and feverish children. Here are some questions about child fevers to help...

HealthZone Physio: Ankle Sprains

Pre-season for winter sports will be starting shortly and with it, the good old ankle sprain will start filling up A&Es and physio waiting...

HealthZone Medical: Introducing Dr. Michaela Wood

I’m really pleased to be joining the team at Healthzone Medical. I will be working part-time as I also work at two Accident and Medical...

HealthZone Medical: Be Eye Smart in the Sun

As we enjoy our beautiful New Zealand summer, it is important to be sun safe. We all use sunscreen to protect our skin, but...

HealthZone Physio: Kinesiotape

If you have been wafting around AUT Millennium (or anywhere that‘s not under a rock, really), chances are you will have seen an athlete or...

Mens Health: Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men. It is one of the most common causes of cancer deaths among New...

What is Prehabilitation?

We’ve all heard of “rehabilitation”, but a word gaining more and more traction in the physiotherapy world over the past several years is “prehabilitation”....

Three tips for competing in sports overseas

Over the past 2 years I have been fortunate enough to have worked as a touring physiotherapist for Athletics New Zealand. Travelling to events...

HealthZone Medical: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections – No to Antibiotics

The key word here is virus, and the key statement is ‘antibiotics do not cure viruses’. It is that time of year, winter, when colds...

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Ep 74 -Dan Exeter – Early specialisation, the modern day sports...

ADS 074: Dan Exeter – Early specialisation, the modern day sports parent, and formalising informality. On the show today, I chat with Sport and...

5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

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