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Multiple Sclerosis is a complex disease which affects the nervous system- our system which is responsible for stimulating everything from muscle function, to our reflex reactions to pain, cold etc. As MS can affect different areas of the brain, spinal cord or nerves, sufferers can present with a wide range of symptoms. Typical signs and symptoms are: pain, muscle weakness and spasticity, dizziness, fatigue, memory deficits and more. At Wellness Embodied our physios have over 15 years of combined experience with treating MS sufferers and we have seen great outcomes. Recently, we had a client who constantly felt fatigued. He

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What is Bursitis you ask? Inflammation of the bursa.  Well… what is a bursa? A bursa is a small fluid filled sac that acts like a shock-absorber between soft tissue (muscles, tendons, ligaments) and bone. The role of the bursa is to reduce friction and assist optimal joint movement. So how does a bursa become inflamed? Overuse, impact, or poor biomechanics can cause irritation and inflammation of the bursa, causing it to fill with excess fluid. The bursa then becomes a source of pain, and can interrupt normal movement. This can lead to a vicious cycle of altered biomechanics causing

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In simple terms, concussion is a disturbance of brain functioning caused by direct or indirect force to the head. You do NOT have to lose consciousness to suffer a concussion, and it can commonly occur outside of sport. The brain can move within the skull, and if a sudden blow or movement occurs, the brain can knock against the skull, causing swelling and sometimes bleeding.  The brain is a highly sensitive structure and even a small insult can cause a variety of neurological symptoms. Concussion generally occurs from a mild blow to the head, either with or without loss of

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Trigger point balls, foam rollers, spiky balls and more self management equipment available at Wellness Embodied Cairns, 53 Sheridan Street. Visit us today to see how a physiotherapy assessment, rehab session with Clinical Pilates, Craniosacral/ Somatoemotional release treatment or Remedial Massage can help you!

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– Okay, so I’m gonna share with you 00:03 one of my first big bugbears about trauma. 00:07 So, when we refer to trauma we talk about 00:12 possibly childhood trauma, severe emotional dysfunction, 00:15 things like PTSD. 00:18 There may be like, near-death experiences, 00:21 there may be significant grief, 00:23 there may be neglect as a child. 00:25 My personal, and I guess the viewpoint 00:28 that a lot of people share on trauma is, 00:31 trauma can be little micro-traumas. 00:33 So, trauma can be things that are built up 00:38 over a long period of time.

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