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A big hello to all for the new year even though we are in February already, but also Happy Chinese Lunar New Year (Year of the Rat) from tonika health's acupuncturist, Peter Scarselletti. For the first time in all my years as an acupuncturist, it's with sadness that I write about the fire element from Chinese medicine 5 Element philosophy, due to the extremely difficult situation that has gripped Australia over the last months in our peak bushfire season. My sincere blessings go out to those who have been affected by the fires, or...

Hi there, it’s Ron, the infamous massage therapist, from team tonika health in Surry Hills. I want to share with you a simple technique that's helped countless patients alleviate challenging moments in their lives. I’m sure you’re all familiar with the phrase ‘fight or flight’. It refers to the sympathetic nervous system, as opposed to the parasympathetic nervous system (which is associated with the phrase 'rest and digest'). You see, when one of these systems is switched on, the other switches off. In today's world with constant stressors and stimulation, our sympathetic nervous systems are most often switched...

Today, we're talking nutrition! Want to know how to get the most bang for your buck with any meal you eat? And by that, we mean how to extract the most nutrients so that you feel satisfied and energised, not just after you finish eating but in daily life too? Check our our cheat sheet below to make the most of any meal. But first, we have some exciting news!. Drum roll please...

Hi there, It's Peter, tonika health's acupuncturist. I hope you're all well and staying warm with this chilly winter weather. Is it just me or does it seem to be more of a doozy than usual? Colder temperatures and more colds/flus going seem to be going around. Don't get me wrong, I love winter. But I think it's safe to say than none of us are fans of feeling run down. I want to tell you all about a simple, yet little known, technique that I love to ensure that you can...

Hi all! It’s Rosie, the osteopath at tonika health, writing to you today about winter exercise. I hope you’re all well and keeping warm in this ever unpredictable weather! I’ve been hearing two things from a large bulk of my clients recently, and they relate to movement during winter...

Hi all, it's Nina the nutritionist at tonika health. I'm currently sitting here looking out the window at heavy rainfall and grey skies. Ah such typical winter weather! Don't get me wrong though, I do love winter with it's rainy days and cozy weather. After all, what could be better than wrapping yourself up in a blanket with a hot water bottle and a warm mug of hot cacao! A downside of this time of year, however, are the colds and flus that seem to run rampant. Luckily, there are...

So that you can get to know our two fabulous new massage therapists, Ron and Fei, they've popped together a handy blog about back pain. Back pain is experienced by so many of our clients at tonika health, so we bet you'll benefit from what they have to say! (Side note - to find out more about these fabulous new additions to our team, check out this blog). Common causes of back pain Hi there, it’s the one and only Ron. I’m one of the new massage therapists here and I want...