Like other organs in the body, bones are constantly changing. Throughout childhood and early adulthood, bones grow in strength and in size. Around the age of 30, bones reach their peak strength and then naturally become weaker with age. Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become weak to the point of breaking. This weakening may […]
Bone Density – Mobile Body Scan Unit
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
SAD is the medical term for ‘the winter blues’ or winter depression when the short dark days get you down. It’s a depression that is related to the seasonal changes. The theory is that a reduction in the level of sunlight in winter causes a disruption to your biological clock (circadian rhythm), Serotonin and Melatonin […]
Are your ankles causing you issues?
When we talk about Ankle Joint movement; it is the movement of the foot up towards the leg (dorsiflexion) or down towards the ground (plantarflexion). Not achieving enough range of motion at the ankle joint causes compensations to elsewhere in the body. These compensations allow us to continue to perform our normal day to day […]
Simple Chicken Noodle Soup
Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, diced 1 large stick celery, thinly sliced 1 medium potato, peeled and diced 6 cups (1.5 litres) chicken stock 300g chicken breast fillets, diced 50g Barilla Spaghetti, broken into 5cm pieces 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley leaves Thick wholegrain toast, to […]
Running and Strength Training
Overuse injuries are common for runners due to high volume or high intensity running with poor posture and poor running mechanics. Weaknesses or poor muscle activation in the trunk, hips and lower legs can cause problems elsewhere. The body uses more energy to fuel poor running mechanics. Runners can often feel they cannot go faster […]
Facts on Flu Vaccine
Each year a seasonal flu (influenza) vaccine is developed to protect against the most common strains of flu for that year. The flu can be very serious and lead to complications such as pneumonia, myocarditis (inflammation of the heart), neurologic conditions and other bacterial infections. The flu vaccine is recommended for any person aged six […]
Pro Health Care would like to wish all of our patients a Happy Easter. All of our Pro Health Care locations will be closed from Good Friday through to Easter Monday, except for our Mitcham and Norwood locations. Pro Health Care Mitcham will be open on Saturday only from 9am-12pm. Please see below for Norwood opening […]
Dr Veenu Mohindra
Pro Health Care is very excited to announce that Dr Veenu Mohindra has joined our team of General Practitioners at our Hope Valley Medical Centre. Dr Veenu Mohindra is an Adelaide GP consulting from Pro Health Care Hope Valley with interests in Women’s Health, Chronic Disease Management and Facial Rejuvenation.
Dr Jaein Lee
Dr Jaein Lee Dr Jaein Lee is a Korean speaking GP Registrar whom we are proud to have training with us at Pro Health Care Kensington Road in Norwood, Adelaide.
Dr Ellen Horner
Pro Health Care Kensington Road is very pleased and excited to welcome Dr Ellen Horner to our team of General Practitioners in our Norwood Family Practice. Dr Horner brings with her a vast array of experiences from working in rural South Australia where she has developed skills in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Chronic Disease Management.