Mel and Carol welcome Mandy Hale of Inhale Exhale Reiki to the team at Phillip Island Health adding to the Holistic approach of your healthcare needs. Mandy will join us from February and will be available on Wednesdays. Mandy is a Reiki Master/teacher attuned to the traditional Usui Reiki methods and teachings. Using hands on healing alongContinue reading “Introducing Mandy Hale, Reiki Master”
Wishing everyone a happy New Year and all the best for 2021. Phillip Island Health has moved location and from January 4th we will be consulting at 28 Leeson street in Cowes. The new clinic has two rooms and will mean we can increase our services. Parking is available out the front and we askContinue reading “We have moved”
Do you often feel overwhelmed with the busyness of your life? Are you suffering the effects of chronic stress – fatigue, brain fog, anxiety symptoms? Do you want to change your life for the better? I have recently developed an online course to help people deal with stress. This course will show you how toContinue reading “Stressed out?”
Here at Phillip island Health we are very busy. So busy that Dr Carol is no longer taking new patients. Mel is working Monday, Wednesday and Friday and still has some spots for new patients which can be booked online. Dr Carol is working Tuesday and Thursday and her current patients can continue to bookContinue reading “Phillip Island Health News”
As things are getting warmer our Island Facebook pages are flooded with photos of snakes seen on our local trails and walks, so I thought this was a good time to discuss snake bites and what to do if you or a friend is bitten. Firstly nearly all snakes are shy, they do not wantContinue reading “Snake bite first aid”
Feeling claustrophobic from wearing a mask? Unless you are someone who has worked in a hospital or theatre, wearing a mask is a foreign situation to find yourself in. But here we are, we are even choosing which has the nicer design or fabric. This is not something we would have ever even considered 12Continue reading “Wearing a mask”
Last week I wrote about how to dial down the sympathetic part of our autonomic nervous system (ANS) to help with stress. This week I want to write about activating the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS). This is relatively easy but unless we have decreased the sympathetic drive it is often like putting a band aidContinue reading “Stress and the Autonomic nervous system part 2”
This week’s blog is about stress and the autonomic nervous system and is based upon part of the book I am currently writing – How to Heal. We are all hardwired with a two-part autonomic nervous system. Autonomic means that part of the nervous system that is not consciously directed and that is responsible for bodilyContinue reading “Stress and the Autonomic nervous system”
This topic seems to be a taboo subject for everyone and I have no idea why. I’ll explain my viewpoint.I believe that no-one wants to be the person to make final decisions on the medical treatment of the ones we love. Having worked with a number of families in this situation, I have come toContinue reading “Advanced Care Directives”
This week sees a tightening of restrictions in regional Victoria and therefore some changes to the way we are delivering health care at Phillip Island Health. We will still be open to see patients face to face if needed but prefer to see patients via telehealth whenever possible. We can once again see new patientsContinue reading “Stage 3 lockdown”
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