Wed, Nov 27 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTHerbal Adaptogens in the form of teas and tonics to Support the stress Response
Anthia Koullouros, brings her 25 years of experience as a practicing naturopath and herbalist to discuss the use of adaptogens to support the stress response when treating illness.
Tue, Nov 26 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTUpper Cross Syndrome - Related to Specific MSK Conditions & Altered Biomechanics of the Cervical & Thoracic spine
Upper Cross Syndrome is a term that describes a number of different types of altered postures through biomechanical changes over a long period of time. These changes can lead to a number of musculoskeletal conditions that can lead to pain, decreased range of motion, and poor functional movement patterns needed on a daily basis. Not only can Upper Cross Syndrome lead to soft tissue pain, but it can also lead to cervical and thoracic produced pain from the different structures of the spine.
Wed, Nov 20 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTBruxism: A common Condition that is easy to miss
Bruxism is a common behaviour with some studies showing its prevalence at almost a third of the population. While it is common, the significance of the activity is often overlooked by patient and practitioner alike.
Tue, Nov 19 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTMicrocirculation: The key to Healing
Up to 70% of our population over the age of 20 has either metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure or is obese. The consequences as they age is chronic damage to their microcirculation health and this is a generally unrecognised problem that precedes, and is causative to, many diseases other than cardiovascular disease, (including heart attack, stroke varicose veins etc.), and cold hands and feet. Kidney failure can be the final outcome of long term poor endothelial health. Also, many other diseases including NAFLD, brain, poor skin, gut lining, gut immunity, vision, hearing, nervous system and sexual health and fertility.
Wed, Nov 13 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTHow to build your Professional brand using Instagram
With over 1 billion people registered for Instagram, it is a powerful platform for businesses, entrepreneurs and providers to communicate a brand story in an authentic and meaningful way, while still engaging a large audience. It has the potential to create an inspired community for health providers that you can continue to serve and engage over time.
Tue, Nov 12 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTDiagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid disorders
Thyroid disorders are among the most common endocrine disorders. Thyroid disorders, including hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, are complex disorders with numerous signs and symptoms, . Autoimmune diseases, such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease, further complicate the conditions. These conditions have become more complex with multifactorial causes linking together, amplifying their effect. Laboratory tests are utilised in the diagnosis and management of thyroid disorders. It is important to consider the clinical context when interpreting results. Diet and nutrition play a role in the management of chronic disease, particularly thyroid disorders. This webinar details the clinical presentation, laboratory tests, diagnosis and management of thyroid disorders.
Wed, Nov 6 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTThe Homeopathic Treatment of Grief
Many seemingly unrelated symptoms may stem from recent or long held grief. The use of a well selected grief remedy is usually very successful. There are more than thirty remedies listed in the repertory for Ailments from grief, but the focus for this presentation is on a comparison of the remedies most indicated. This Webinar aims to reinforce and expand on repertory work and Materia Medica knowledge.
Wed, Oct 30 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTThe Posology of Herbal Medicine
Drop dose? Millilitre dose? How do you decide? When is which best? Deanne will discuss the history of Posology - from Culpeper to Kerry Bone & everyone in between. She will delve into the benefits and efficacy of the differing dose ideologies as evidenced in her Herbal Medicine practice over the last 23 years. The art of case-taking and patient observation is indelibly linked to posology. Deanne will share key questions that can guide you when making dosage decisions for your patients.
Tue, Oct 29 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTAsthma: Diagnosis & Treatment
In asthma, making an accurate diagnosis is crucial to making effective clinical management decisions. When correctly diagnosed, asthma can be very effectively treated and also side effects of medical treatment (such as steroid medication) can minimised can be achieved with judicious co-prescribing of complementary therapies (such as Buteyko breathing practice). Professional collaboration with doctors and specialist nurses can enhance outcomes outcomes for patients who also choose CAM therapies and medicines, and it is highly reassuring for the patient to have a positive, co-ordinated team approach to their care.
Wed, Oct 23 2019, 19:00 PM AEDTLymphatics Considerations in Infection, Chronic Disease and Post-Surgical Swelling
Manual therapists regularly consult with clients in relation to musculoskeletal complaints, however it is relevant to consider how these skills may be expanded and explored to support the health and function for a wider variety of complaints and conditions that people may present with in practice.