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Top 5 Gold Coast Running Tracks to prepare for the 2019 Gold Coast Marathon
Top 5 Running Tracks to prepare for the Gold Coast Marathon 1000 563 Ace Health Centre

Top 5 Running Tracks to prepare for the Gold Coast Marathon

The countdown is on; In just a little bit over a month, a lot of you reading will (hopefully) be crossing the finish line at this year’s Gold Coast Marathon. Whether you are an avid runner or a first-timer, preparation is always key to a successful marathon! By this stage of your marathon preparation, the…

Kids lifting weights
Weights training for your kids; 7 things you should know 838 559 Ace Health Centre

Weights training for your kids; 7 things you should know

If you ask around whether children should exercise with weights, you hear all sorts of answers. It’s safe to say the public is divided. Some say working out with weights too early causes pre-mature bone fusion (epiphyseal fusion), and, as a result, irreversibly stunt growth. While others say it is totally safe for kids to…

Podiatry Bulk billing explained - ACE Health Centre
Podiatry Bulk Billing explained 1000 667 Ace Health Centre

Podiatry Bulk Billing explained

First of all, we believe that great treatment shouldn’t matter on the type of insurance cover you have or the amount of money that’s sitting in your account. At ACE Health Centre, we provide excellent podiatry services for everyone – bulk billed or not.   What is Bulk Billing? To be able to Bulk Bill…

ACE dry needling treatment
Dry needling?! Don’t be scared. 1000 667 Ace Health Centre

Dry needling?! Don’t be scared.

Most people would run for the hills when they hear the word needle an even more so when those needles are about to enter their skin. Most experiences that require the use of tiny, sharp metal sticks are usually not pleasant ones. Unless we’re talking about dry needling at ACE Health Centre! Dry needling, also…

Best Time to Exercise.
Best Time to Exercise? The Morning vs. Evening debate 1000 625 Ace Health Centre

Best Time to Exercise? The Morning vs. Evening debate

For many of us, finding time to exercise can be challenging. So when we do, it is important to make the most of it. Exercise Physiologists have been debating this topic for years and while the saying goes, “the early bird gets the worm”; however, this isn’t necessarily true as there is no one right…

A podiatrist is much more than just a foot doctor
A Podiatrist is much more than just a foot expert 926 639 Ace Health Centre

A Podiatrist is much more than just a foot expert

Not many people know that, but a Podiatrist doesn’t just treat injuries relating the feet. They are experts in their field and can diagnose, treat and manage injuries concerning the feet, knees, hips and even the lower back. What does a podiatrist treat? On average, 1 in 6 people living on the Gold Coast have…

Whiplash-Associated-Syndrome
Whiplash Associated Disorder: What a pain in the neck 1000 682 Ace Health Centre

Whiplash Associated Disorder: What a pain in the neck

About 7 and a half years ago I had a car crash. I pulled a U-turn outside my house in the quiet suburb of Figtree in Wollongong, NSW and was struck on the front drivers’ panel by a car that I guessed was doing about 90km/hr. Unfortunately, I was deemed at fault (the Police effectively…

Runners wearing different types of running shoes
6 Important Points To Consider When Buying Running Shoes 1000 743 Ace Health Centre

6 Important Points To Consider When Buying Running Shoes

There are a few things we encourage you to think about before you buy a new pair of running shoes.  A few simple checks, a tweak here and there and an expert’s eye, examining your feet, can work wonders and ensures you will buy the best fit for your feet. There are a lot of…