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Why Balance Matters As We Age

Maintaining good balance through physical activity is crucial for keeping healthy, active and connected as we age. At Bankstown City Aged Care, we encourage our residents and clients to prioritise activities that promote better balance. Here are just some of the benefits of maintaining balance through exercise: Sharper Mind: Balance activities stimulate the brain, ...

Facts about osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of pain and disability in Australia, with 1 in 3 Australians over the age of 75 having the condition and is widely understood to be the result of changes within the joints. However, there is strong evidence to suggest that OA is a changeable ‘whole person condition’ that ...

Physical Activity for Persistent Pain

Physical activity and exercise is an important part of human life, promoting health and overall well-being. When dealing with persistent pain, exercise offers well-established benefits for a variety of different pain conditions, including neck and back discomfort, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and migraines. Many people associate exercise benefits for pain with enhancements in strength, endurance, or ...

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