• Osteoporosis and your T-score

    12th April, 2021 | by Sonya Marshall

    How to organise a bone density test? If you are over 70 you are eligible for a bulk billed Medicare funded test.  Follow this flowchart: Make an appointment with your doctor to discuss your concern Your doctor will provide a referral if a DEXA scan is considered appropriate Make an appointment to have the bone… Read more »

  • What I Wish I Knew about Total Knee Replacement

    18th March, 2021 | by Green Apple Wellness

    How do I prepare for total knee replacement surgery? Two actions you should take prior to having knee surgery is first to have remedial massage on the affected leg by a therapist experienced in preparing the soft tissue for surgery, and second to do appropriate strengthening, stretching exercises designed for you by an exercise physiologist… Read more »

  • Knee Replacements and Proprioception

    18th March, 2021 | by Green Apple Wellness

    One of the interesting things that I discovered the hard way, in relation to my Total Knee Replacements, is that when you have both legs operated on at the same time, it actually changes how your brain reacts to where your body is in space. That’s something I hadn’t discussed with my surgeon.  We talked… Read more »