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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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– So, have you ever had a pain, 00:04 been anxious, been stressed, been depressed, 00:07 and just been told to just stay positive, or be grateful? 00:11 Now, being grateful is a really awesome thing. 00:13 I do a gratitude journal. 00:14 I’m really grateful for lots of things in my life. 00:17 But I think that positivity 00:18 and happiness is just a rubbish metric, 00:22 and there’s a lot of writers who agree with this idea. 00:26 If you’re constantly pushing this positivity, 00:28 what you’re doing is you’re actually pushing 00:31 the crap further down into

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– So one of the things that really bugs me in the treatment 00:04 of any sort of trauma, emotional disfunction, 00:08 even things like anxiety and depression, 00:10 which are really rampant in our society today, 00:13 is this one size fits all approach. 00:15 So you’ll notice at Wellness Embodied, 00:18 we offer a lot of different services, 00:20 we have physio massage, craniosacral, we do bioceuticals, 00:24 which are practitioner-grade nutritional products. 00:28 We sell DoTERRA, we sell supports, and so on. 00:31 And I will be the first person to say 00:33 that we don’t have

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