Resource & Advice

You’ve Got the Flu. Now what?

You’ve Got the Flu. Now what?

Firstly, you've had the vaccination that matches the circulating strain? Yes? No?  In either case, stay home, as much as you can. The flu virus hangs around in the air for up to 2 hours, so don't go out to get it, and don't go out to spread it.  Breathe only warm air, drink only warm fluids. 

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Fractures in Detail

Fractures in Detail

When a bone is broken, it will initially need to be x-rayed or scanned and your medical doctor will decide on a course of action that may be splinting, an open surgical reduction or no action at all.  But the trauma that caused the break is not confined to the broken bone - that just

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How can acupuncture help?

How can acupuncture help?

The acupuncture clinic in Newtown offers individual, tailored treatments to reduce symptoms associated with many health disorders. According to Chinese medicine theory, the body’s Qi (or energy) flows through the body along specific pathways (meridians) and connects the body’s tissues with internal organs. Imbalances in this energy such as blockage or weakness can cause pain,

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Diet & physical wellbeing

Diet & physical wellbeing

At CSO every day for 30 years, we have seen the saddening consequences of an inadequate diet. There's little that needs to be said about poor diet - we all know that crisps, coke and hamburgers and tv dinners are not a healthy choice. Most often, this diet lacks animal protein. The person who makes

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