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It’s Wound Awareness Week!!

FOOT & LEG ULCERS Unfortunately in Australia wounds are becoming more and more prevalent. Foot and leg ulcers are 'open' sores caused by a break in the skin barrier which doesn't heal properly. Ulcers require immediate treatment as poor healing can lead to nasty things such as infection or even worse - amputation! Ulcers [...]

It’s Arthritis Awareness Month!!

What is Osteoarthritis? A condition that effects whole joints where bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles can be effected by inflammation causing pain and stiffness. Osteoarthritis (OA) does not have to occur bilaterally and is often seen in hips, knees, fingers and the big toe. Risk factors for OA include: - Being overweight - Previous [...]

Post 7 – Barwon Heads Triathlon

Tips for Raceday Preparation and Recovery: From all of us here at 13th Beach Health Services we would like to congratulate you on making it to the start line and participating in the Barwon Heads Triathlon. If you are a first time triathlete or even a veteran of the sport, preparation and recovery is vitally important. When [...]