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7 foods to eat for healthy teeth

Fri 31 May 2019

Does food actually affect the health of your teeth? If it does, how do we take care of those pearly whites? Did you know that oral health problems are the second most expensive disease group to treat each year Australia wide?

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Inspiro's new dental screening dragon gets a name!

Fri 31 May 2019

Inspiro Dental hygienists Brooke and Cathy make up our dental screening team. Brooke and Cathy love visiting schools all around the Yarra Ranges to check children's teeth (find out more about what they do here). 

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Physiotherapy at Inspiro Lilydale and Belgrave

Fri 31 May 2019

Are you feeling pain or discomfort? All Australians can feel healthier and benefit from and a caring physiotherapist. Physiotherapy restores and improves a person's ability to move and function through rehabilitation. 

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How to keep colds and flu away

Fri 31 May 2019

It’s that time of the year, when the weather is starting to get chilly and wet and we are more prone to coming down with the cold and flu. Here’s a quick run down about colds and flu's and what you can do to reduce your chances of catching them.

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Services available at the Inspiro Belgrave Hub

Fri 31 May 2019

Inspiro is now open at Belgrave! Local residents have access to essential community health services in an expansive (and easy to park at) modern and comfortable building - The Belgrave Community Hub. The Hub has health services provided by Inspiro but is also home to Yarra Ranges Council's...

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14 Dietitian approved healthy plant based snacks

Thu 30 May 2019

Crafty marketing and new studies questioning the health benefits of certain foods can make understanding what to eat and drink difficult.Restrictive diets don’t usually work in the long term. At Inspiro we believe in eating delicious foods that also help us achieve our goals, have more energy...

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What to do for your child with hypomineralisation or low tooth enamel

Thu 30 May 2019

What is hypomineralisation? Hypomineralisation (hypomin), often known as ‘chalky teeth’ is a common condition that affects the enamel of a tooth, usually the first adult molars and the front incisor adult teeth.

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How Inspiro can help you with your NDIS plan

Thu 30 May 2019

The national insurance disability scheme, called the NDIS. is a new Goverment initiative designed to simplify providing support for Australian's with a disability (click here to read our in depth NDIS explained article).

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2 stretches to improve flexibility and minimise back pain

Wed 15 May 2019

Inspiro’s Exerice Physiologist. Mitch Wright, is university trained and loves helping locals. Find out what an Exercise Physiologist can do for you here. (not sure what an the difference is between an exercise physiologist and a physiotherapist? Click hereExercising and stretching of the...

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What does the NDIS pay for?

Tue 14 May 2019

Many people are asking, what exactly does the NDIS pay for? In this article we will explain what the BDIS pays for and try to explain why they pay for those things. If you have any more questions after reading this you can call us directly on 97388810.

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Inspiro's Stop Smoking Service

Tue 14 May 2019

Time to quit smoking? Let us help you become tobacco free! We’ll get cigarettes out of your mouth for good! Inspiro has a stop smoking service for residents of of Melbourne's South and Eastern suburbs.

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Three local students awarded Inspiro scholarships

Mon 13 May 2019

On Thursday 2 May 2019, Inspiro awarded our annual tertiary scholarships to three impressive Yarra Ranges students: Liam from Upwey, Ashleigh from Montrose and Tegan from Wandin North. Tegan, Ashleigh and Liam were awarded a total of $20,000, with first place receiving $10,000, the largest...

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Move more and age better!

Mon 13 May 2019
Did you know that almost three out of four Aussies aged over 65 don’t get enough exercise? Exercise Right Week is on from 20th to 26th May this year, and the theme is Active Ageing. All Australians are encouraged to move more and age better. But keeping active is especially important as we get...
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5 signs your child is spending too much time online

Mon 13 May 2019

Sexting, online bullying, video game addiction, obsessive checking for messages, disruptions to lessons and sleep, anti-social behaviour are becoming more common in the digital age. It’s so tempting to write off excessive phone time as harmless. Because these lost moments tend to happen in short...

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Men, depression and anxiety

Thu 9 May 2019

With new information released pointing to a deepening male suicide crisis (a crisis that is much worse than previously believed), it is becoming increasingly important that we recognise risk factors for depression and anxiety in men. Depression and anxiety are among the most common health...

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11 holes in 20 teeth, and she's only 4 years old

Wed 8 May 2019

"My four year-old daughter visited the dentist a couple of months ago for her annual check-up. At her last check up, everything was fine. She has a ten-year-old brother and seven-year-old sister who’ve had no problems with their teeth (so far, fingers crossed). As I followed the same tooth care...

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6 ways to tame children's tantrums

Sat 4 May 2019

Kelly Williamson: Mother of three

Having worked in a home-based day care setting the biggest thing I came to understand is that each child is unique. One thing that remained common however was the importance and benefit to the child for connection before correction in assisting with taming...

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What happens when you join the NDIS and what to do if you're not happy with your plan?

Thu 2 May 2019

Once you have joined the NDIS, you will be contacted by an NDIA representative or an NDIS Local Area Coordinator (LAC) to have a planning conversation to create your NDIS support plan.

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How is the funding in NDIS plans managed?

Wed 1 May 2019

The NDIS offers four options on how your plan can be managed, this gives you choice and control over the providers you select and how often you choose to use services. We have listed the four ways an NDIS plan can be managed below. If you would like more information about these four ways to...

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Are people aged over 65 eligible for the NDIS?

Wed 1 May 2019

People aged over 65 who are currently receiving funded disability support will continue to get support under legislated continuity of support agreements, unless they choose to move across to aged care or health services.

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Half of all mental illness begins by age 14

Wed 1 May 2019

Research by the World Health Organisation showed that half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. Worldwide, it is estimated that 10 – 20% of teens experience mental health conditions.

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14 yummy, healthy platter ideas

Wed 1 May 2019

Sometime over the next few weeks, you'll either have to entertain friends and family for a meal, or bring some food with you to an event. I usually put my hand up to bring the bread or drinks because I'm a terrible cook, and it's safer for me and everyone else.  But this year, thanks to ...

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