19 Jan

Survival Tips for the first day of school

It’s not long now until school is back!  For some parents this can be a highly anxious time – especially if your little one is starting Prep.  Getting back into the strict routine of preparing school lunches, knowing what uniform they need to wear on what day and not to mention, school drop off and […]

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12 Jan

Casting now available at Embrace Life

If you’ve ever broken a bone or know someone who has, chances are you’re familiar with a cast.  Health professionals uses casts to keep bones from moving and to support injured limbs while they heal.  Casts may seem like they’re a nuisance, but they’re apart of the healing process to avoid longer healing times. Avoid […]

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11 Jan

Healthy School Lunch Box Ideas

It’s back to school time already and the attention for parents of the world has now turned to getting uniforms, shoes, stationary and all the other bits and bobs ready for another year at school for the kids. An important part of all this that often gets missed is the lunchbox, it is after all […]

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11 Jan

Top 5 ways to get the most out of your Health Fund

It’s the New Year and most Private Health Fund benefits^ have been reset.  So, how can you get the most out of your Health Fund benefits?  Most of us with Hospital and Extras cover how much we pay for our private health insurance, so let’s help you, get the most out of it! Shop around. […]

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9 Jan

Our Top Australia Day Healthy BBQ Tips

Australia day, another holiday in the calendar that is celebrated in the sun with lots of food, drink and good company. It is a firm belief of mine that life is to be enjoyed with balance, including balance itself so this post is not about throwing away the lamingtons, pav or cold beer by the […]

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8 Jan

Top back to school tips for school bags

Backpacks were designed to take the stress off growing bodies as they transport their books, lunches, and extra-curricular materials to and from school, and are now often considered a necessary accessory for school-aged children. However, one in every five children are reporting low back pain, and the prevalence of low back pain in adolescents is […]

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2 Jan

Our Place…..Why we began Embrace Life

It was just over eight years ago when the opportunity arose for us to purchase what was then known as Family Wellness Chiropractic.  We were both working in the business and knew it had great potential, to provide a unique offering to our community. As mothers with our own young families, we were passionate about […]

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1 Jan

Create the 2018 you want with a Vision Board

So, you’ve reflected on 2017 – the high’s, the low’s and you want to put a plan into place for the goals you want to achieve and the things you want to attract in 2018?  Instead of New Year’s resolutions, why not consider creating a Vision Board! A Vision Board is a tool to help […]

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21 Dec

Top 5 New Year Detox Tips

It’s important to understand that our bodies are detoxifying all of the time, that is after all the primary job of our livers. Therefore in order to get the most out of a detox we need to focus on supporting this everyday process rather than going on a short term detox protocol. Detox programs certainly […]

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20 Nov

Review of the Role of Acupuncture in treating Eczema (Case study included)

Eczema (or atopic dermatitis) represents a chronic, relapsing, itchy, inflammatory skin condition that poses significant therapeutic challenges and has no known cure.  It primarily involves the epidermis and includes atopic, contact, stasis, seborrheic, nummular, dyshidrotic, generalized, or localized scratch dermatitis.  Eczema affects 2 to 7% of the population and has a prevalence exceeding 10 % of […]

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