Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, causing numbness, tingling, and pain in the extremities. It can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life, making it difficult to walk, stand, or even carry out daily activities. Fortunately, the podiatrists at Sunshine Coast Health Services are well-equipped to address the challenges posed by peripheral neuropathy. In this blog post, we will explore the different ways podiatrists can assist individuals suffering from this condition.
Living with diabetes, pre-diabetes, or gestational diabetes can present unique challenges, requiring careful management and lifestyle adjustments. The good news is that you don’t have to navigate this journey alone. Diabetes educators, play a vital role in empowering individuals with diabetes to take control of their health. In this blog post, we will explore the remarkable benefits of seeing a diabetes educator and how they can positively impact your well-being.
As an active retiree on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, maintaining an active and fulfilling lifestyle is undoubtedly a top priority for you. However, many individuals may experience the discomfort and limitations associated with arthritis. At Sunshine Coast Health Services, we are proud to introduce the GLA:D Arthritis Program, a groundbreaking initiative designed to empower people with the tools to manage arthritis and live their lives to the fullest. In this blog post, we will explore the remarkable benefits of the GLA:D Arthritis Program.
What’s not to love about Christmas, Christmas is about love, joy, forgiveness, a saviour, food, fun and good company, but somehow, even with the best intensions, it can become a chore to get through until we wake on Christmas Day and wish we hadn’t made all the fuss.
Pain is a typical process of life, but why does it sometimes become a lingering concern? This is because pain while initiated by a mechanical cause; a tissue injury, never lives in isolation, it’s part of a complex system we call being human. Read more
We all know that pain initiates with a physical or mechanical injury and if you are breathing and moving in this world, you WILL experience pain from injury, it’s unavoidable.
As we age most of us start to find we get stiffer in some, if not all our joints. The shoulder joint is typically an area of concern and shoulder problems commonly impact our activities of daily life.
The plantar fascia is a thick, connective band that attaches from your heel to your toes, supporting the arch of your foot. Its action is pretty cool, at heel strike with each step, the plantar fascia is put on a stretch, much like an elastic band pulled tight.
Are you experiencing discomfort, burning or pain across your upper back or shoulder blades, a sore neck, tension headaches or even shoulder pain? If you are you should consider a posture check. Posture is so important, not only does it have an aesthetic appeal, but it makes all the difference to preventing and correcting spinal problems. Most of us already have a bit of posture related discomfort, it seems to be par for the course in our busy, yet more sedentary lifestyles. And if you are a desk user, you are more predisposed than anyone else. Read more
It’s that time again, a new school year, you have the book lists, you’ve covered the books, lunch boxes are filled with healthy snacks and you’ve made sure your child has everything they need in their school back pack. And then on it goes and before you know it, your child is complaining of back or shoulder pain. So how can you get back to school without over loading their growing spines? Read more