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Comparing Western practices and Eastern healing for Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow

At Joost’s Sports Injury Clinic, Sunshine Coast, we encourage clients to embrace or at the very least explore Chinese sports injury therapy as an alternative and complementary  therapy. Tennis Elbow (external humeral epicondylitis) is a very common condition where the outer part of the elbow is inflamed and becomes painful and tender. In this week’s

How Frozen Shoulder is treated using Chinese sports injury therapy at Joost Sport’s Injury Clinic

At Joost’s Sports Injury Clinic, Sunshine Coast, we encourage clients to embrace Chinese sports injury therapy, we cannot stress enough the numerous and life changing benefits that may offer. In this week’s blog post we’re going to answer a question that a number of people have recently come in and asked.   Question: “What can

The Achilles Tendon Injury Quick FAQ List

At Joost’s Sports Injury Clinic, Sunshine Coast, we encourage you to embrace Traditional Chinese Medicine, we cannot stress enough the numerous and potential life changing benefits that it may have to offer.  If you have experienced an injury to this part of your body, we hope our “frequently asked questions” list will help you get

How to heal a heel – treating heel spurs with traditional Chinese medicine

At Joost’s Sports Injury Clinic, Sunshine Coast, we encourage you, if you haven’t already, to try traditional Chinese medicine as part of your mission for freedom from pain and an overall healthier life. In this week’s blog, we tackle treating heel spurs. What are heel spurs? There’s a pain on the bottom of your foot,

Martials arts and Traditional Chinese Medicine – how they can prevent sport injuries and assist with injury rehabilitation

There are many benefits to training in the martial arts. While self-defence is the first thing that comes to mind, a less known but just as beneficial advantage of engaging in these activities is that they can also help with injury prevention in other sports and assist injury rehabilitation. At Joost’s Sports Injury Clinic, Sunshine

Using Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat Bulging Discs and Herniated Discs

Do you suffer from herniated or bulging discs, sciatica, or other associated pathologies with back problems? Back pain is a health concern for most people in Australia at some point in their lives. At Joost’s Sports Injury Clinic, Sunshine Coast we encourage you, if you haven’t already, to try traditional Chinese medicine as part of

Anti-inflammatory Food as Medicine

You’ve probably heard of anti-inflammatory foods or the anti-inflammatory diet, but can these foods really help reduce inflammation? Experts believe it’s possible. What you put into your body really does count, you are what you eat. Food and nutrition is widely known across different beliefs, from traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda to western practices, as

How to heal meniscus and cartilage damage without surgery using traditional Chinese medicine

The meniscus is a C-shaped structure made of cartilage located in the knee. It protects the knee by providing shock absorption and helps lubricate the knee for smoother movement. A tear in the meniscus is a common occurrence, especially for athletes who may repeatedly twist the knee or over-flex it. This could occur when receiving

The Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil has been used in tropical cultures such as Polynesia, Malaysia and the Philippines for hundreds of years. Food as medicine has been a main constituent in these cultures’ diets and locals have used Coconut oil as a home remedy – topically to the skin and as an ingredient in cooking. Known to possess

The Pros and Cons of Injury Strapping and Taping

You’ve definitely seen it before. Brown or white tape strapped to a person’s arms, knees or ankles to name a few. From the sports field to the gym, these people have decided to use strapping and taping as a means of injury management throughout training and competing. Some use tape in sports for injury prevention