Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
Osteopenia and Osteoporosis 578 303 Ace Health Centre

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis   What are osteopenia and osteoporosis? You might have heard someone mentioning Osteopenia and Osteoporosis, saying that their bones aren’t as strong as they once were or that they have brittle bones. Osteopenia and Osteoporosis is a bone-related conditions that is due to the weakening of the structures of the bone, which…

Chronic / Persistent Pain
Chronic / Persistent Pain 1000 700 Ace Health Centre

Chronic / Persistent Pain

Chronic/Persistent Pain What is chronic/persistent pain? Why is it that some pains last much longer than we expect them to? And why is it that if we have had a similar pain in the past which went away quickly is sticking around longer this time around? If we use the example of a muscle strain…

orthotic copy
Copy your old orthotics 900 483 Ace Health Centre

Copy your old orthotics

Copy your old orthotics Did you know that we can copy your old orthotics? That’s right! With technology moving forward and 3D scanners now available copying your old orthotics has never been easier. Your design When going to a podiatrist and you get your custom orthotics it can be quite daunting as to what they…

The Importance of Exercise
The Importance of Exercise 800 864 Ace Health Centre

The Importance of Exercise

The Importance of Exercise   Why exercise? Exercise has so many benefits which go beyond just being able to lift heavier weights. Exercise has been shown to benefit mental health, energy levels, weight management, injury prevention, decrease falls risk, decrease mortality, decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes, increase muscle and bone health, reduce in…

Medial Collateral Ligament sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament sprain 800 426 Ace Health Centre

Medial Collateral Ligament sprain

Medial Collateral Ligament sprain A medial Collateral Ligament sprain is a very common injury. What is the MCL? The medial collateral ligament makes up part of the support system around our knees on the inner portion. It originates above the joint line (femur), crosses it and attaches below the knee joint line (tibia). The MCL…

Rotator Cuff Injury
Rotator cuff injury 1500 750 Ace Health Centre

Rotator cuff injury

Rotator cuff injury Have you ever experienced continuing shoulder pain in the upper arm/shoulder blade? It’s more than likely related to rotator cuff injury/weakness But what is a rotator cuff injury? The Rotator cuff is a group of 3 muscles that help stabilise and move the shoulder. The rotator cuff is a commonly injured area resulting…

Acute inflammation
Acute inflammation 482 641 Ace Health Centre

Acute inflammation

Acute inflammation Acute inflammation we hear about it all the time but what actually is it? And are there any quick things I can do at home? What is inflammation; Inflammation or commonly known as swelling is the build of fluid in an area in response from your immune system to the body’s health. This…

tennis elbow brace
Tennis elbow brace 671 935 Ace Health Centre

Tennis elbow brace

Tennis elbow brace Do you ever see people wearing those black straps just below their elbow you might have wondered what it is? It usually isn’t a fashion item and in most cases would be a tennis elbow brace. They might be wearing it to help with tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) injury. This may have…

Children's fussy eating habits 
Children’s fussy eating habits  900 643 Ace Health Centre

Children’s fussy eating habits 

Children’s fussy eating habits  If you are a parent, you will probably know how busy and active your child can be, so having food may not be on their priority list. As a parent, you probably know that they grow and develop more than any other stage of life in the early few years. Therefore,…

Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Permanent ingrown toenail treatment 500 285 Ace Health Centre

Permanent ingrown toenail treatment

Permanent ingrown toenail treatment During my time as a podiatrist, I have come across many different types of ingrown toenails. From babies at just 6 months old to 91 years young. Ingrown toenails can occur at any age for many different reasons. Either way, they are all manageable one way or another. Nails grow from…