Did you know most people don't show any symptoms of having high blood pressure and more than 1 in 10 Australians are recorded as having this condition? In this article we explore hypertension and discover how exercise can help prevent and manage this dangerous chronic disease.

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Learn about the many benefits of exercise in your golden years and discove 5 simple exercises you can do at home to improve the quality of your retirement.

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Core exercises are primarily designed to strengthen the muscles that support posture. In this article we share our three favourite core exercises that you can easily do at home. It's never to late to start!


Are you a shallow breather? In this article we explore the art of breathing and why it is so important for our physical and mental wellbeing. We ask you to look closely at your current breathing patterns and share simple exercises to improve the quality of your breath. 


Following on from our previous article on prehabilitation, this month we explore the value of education and a guided exercise program following major surgery. Physical rehabilitation can speed up your recovery and improve your overall long term health outcomes and longevity.

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Do you know the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol? Cholesterol has a rotten reputation, but it’s not all bad for the body. Learning the difference between the two, and how to control them, can help keep us healthy. We have a simple tip on how to remember which is which and offer food and lifestyle tips.

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Rehabilitation is something most of us have been through at some point due to injury. In this article we explore how to reduce your risk of injury by choosing exercises that will strengthen specific areas of your body, being areas that are more prone to risk due to your job or lifestyle factors.

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Knowing the facts about nutrition can help you make better food choices. This article explores the 6 key areas of nutrition and looks at where to find them and how they are used by the body, including protein, fat and sugar.


PTSD is the second most common mental health problem in Australia, that affects a staggering  800,000 people. Discover how this debilitating condition can be managed and improved with a carefully structured exercise plan.

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The potential benefits of exercise during and after treatment are significant and research has proved its effectiveness. In this article we explore how to exercise safely and effectively if you have been affected by cancer.

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Although obesity is the biggest cause of diabetes, however there are other risk factors to consider. Read more about diabetes risk and take preventative action by consulting with a professional diabetes educator or exercise physiologist.  


The average adult breathes about 17,000 - 30,000 times a day, so respiratory health is a vital component of our overall health.  We explore how you can improve your respiratory health with exercise and other lifestyle choices.


Prehabilitation, or prehab, is the process of enhancing you physical and mental wellbeing prior to a forthcoming stressor, such as a joint replacement or other major surgery. We look at how to prepare for such an event, including exercise ideas to strengthen key supporting muscles. 

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1 in 8 Australians suffer back pain in their lifetime, with lower back pain being one of the main musculoskeletal issues we see in our profession on a daily basis. Learn more about your spine health in this months article.


In this month's article we offer some quick tips on energy boosting foods, which include quick and slow release energy sources. These are especially useful in the summer months when our energy levels can be lower than usual. 


We provide a range of allied health services to help manage existing health issues and to encourage a proactive healthy lifestyle. Exercise Physiology, Dieteitcs, Diabetes Education and Physiotherapy are our key service areas, which can be utilised individually or together for a more holistic approach to the health of you and your family. 

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At least 6% of Australian adults are living with diabetes. Exercise is essential for diabetes management and this article will help you understand how to get started and what to focus on. For example simply knowing when to exercise and when to eat can make a big difference to your health. 

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If you are dealing with diabetes, you aren’t alone. Whether you were born with type 1 diabetes or developed type 2 diabetes at some point in your life, recent technological advances can help you monitor your blood glucose level and manage your diabetes.


From apps and to fitness watches to continuous glucose monitoring systems and smart insulin pens, you are in control.

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This article explores what it means to be a healthy eater based on research from the Heart Foundation. We provide tips on what types of foods are healthy, what foods to avoid, healthy cooking methods and a link to a great range of heart healthy recipes. 

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Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, has one of the highest mortality rates of any condition/disease in Australia. It is estimated that over 100 Australian’s die per day from heart disease. In this article we look at the risks of heart disease and how to reduce those risks.

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According to the Arthritis Foundation, exercise is the most effective non-drug therapy when it comes to pain reduction for both Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Read the article to discover the best forms of exercise to relieve your symptoms. 

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Cardiovascular Disease affects 1 in 6 Australians and your risk of heart attack increases significantly as you get older. In this article we explore the signs of a heart attack and how to reduce your risk of becoming affected by this global epidemic.

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It is estimated that 1 in 5 people in Australia today live with some form of chronic pain. For many, exercise may seem impossible, however, some form of exercise is possible for most people enduring chronic pain. What’s more, it has proven benefits in managing pain and improve quality of life.

Balance and Stability Exercises

Balance is the ability to stay upright or in control and it plays a major role in function and movement. As we age stability becomes an essential attribute for falls prevention management. This article explores 5 basic exercises to keep you steady on your feet. 

Hypertension Sunshine Coast

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects over a billion people worldwide and is in the spotlight this month after we recently recognised World Hypertension Day. Learn the causes and symptoms of hypertension and how to reduce high blood pressure with the DASH diet. 

Senior Mobility Cooloola and Sunshine Coast

Do you know the difference between mobility and flexibility? As we age it is essential that we maintain our mobility so we can move freely and pain free. Discover 5 simple exercises you can do lying in bed or sitting in a chair to keep your body mobile, including video links.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is required by law to provide 'reasonable and necessary supports' to help eligible people with a disability live more independently. Exercise Physiology and Dietetics are classified as NDIS services and are available at Full Circle Wellness.

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is required by law to provide 'reasonable and necessary supports' to help eligible people with a disability live more independently. Exercise Physiology and Dietetics are classified as NDIS services and are available at Full Circle Wellness.

Weight Loss Facts

When you Google "how can I lose weight" you find a variety of responses with each one being more complicated then the previous and most of them contradictory! This month our article will focus on some simple guidelines and information on weight loss and how you can achieve your targets with specific and smart planning. 




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