You are what you eat: Nutrition tips for healthy ageing

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By Nutritionist Bonnie Chivers – BAppSc, MHumNutr, PhD Candidate. If you’re 50+ or approaching this milestone, firstly – congratulations! And secondly – this one is for you.   As we age, changes occur to our bodies that we need to proactively address via our diet. Doing so in a preventative way to avoid illness or injury […]

You are what you eat: The healthy fridge and pantry – and recipes to match!  

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In her sixth exclusive blog for getback, Nutritionist Bonnie Chivers explains how having a well-stocked pantry and fridge can make healthy, quick meals a whole lot easier. On those nights when you’re rushing home, exhausted from a busy day, the thought of having to shop for ingredients can be a deal breaker… often leading to us […]

You are what you eat: Strategies for healthy habits

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In the fifth of a series of exclusive blogs for getback, Nutritionist Bonnie Chivers looks at strategies to help us overcome obstacles to healthy habits.  In my last blog we touched on goal setting. With 2022 now full steam ahead, it might be time for a review of those healthy living goals you gave yourself in […]

You are what you eat: Goals and lifestyle messages

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In the fourth of a series of exclusive blogs for getback, Nutritionist Bonnie Chivers provides some timely tips for making healthy changes. In January, we switch to new calendars and embrace a new year. For many people, it’s a good time to evaluate your physical and mental health and reflect on the changes you want to […]

‘For chronic back pain, we want to eliminate the causes’

By Kamila Votrubová, Director and Co-owner of CRIMED Physiotherapy Clinic. The CRIMED physiotherapy clinic in the Czech Republic takes a holistic approach to treating patients with musculoskeletal pain. Director and Co-owner Kamila Votrubová shares the clinic’s philosophy and how they utilise David spine devices (the same devices used by getback) to treat back and neck pain patients. A […]

7 tips to avoid back pain

From the team at Action Physiotherapy – Newcastle Lockdown… While it’s nice to be on the other side of it, one of our biggest complaints at the moment is back pain. Either we’re spending more time in front of a screen and less time moving, or we’re returning to sport and going too hard, too […]

You are what you eat: Foods to avoid for optimal health

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In the third of a series of exclusive blogs for getback, Nutritionist Bonnie Chivers provides a comprehensive guide to the food products that can negatively affect our health. Last time we spoke about the power of foods in fighting chronic inflammation. However, the reality is that tempting, less healthy options creep onto our plate and into […]

Should I exercise if I have an injury?

By Emmalee Harris, Exercise Physiologist at Singleton Physiotherapy. This is a question we hear very often at Singleton Physiotherapy, and the short answer is yes!  Coming back from an injury can be frustrating and challenging both physically and psychologically. Many people assume that resting the injury is required to allow for healing, however studies highlight that […]

Lower back imaging: what does it all mean?

By Emmalee Harris, Exercise Physiologist at getback Singleton If you’ve ever experienced long term back pain there’s a good chance your doctor has referred you for imaging to help determine what may be causing your symptoms. Once these scan results come back you can be confronted with lots of medical terms which can be overwhelming […]

You are what you eat: fighting inflammation

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In the second of a series of exclusive blogs for getback, Nutritionist Bonnie Chivers explains how diet can help to reduce inflammation and the risk of illness or disease. We are increasingly learning that the best way to reduce or avoid inflammation lies in your food and beverage choices, rather than the medicine cabinet. First […]