Protected: Integrated Care Pathways (ICP) – access for Health Providers
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by Lisa Vine
3M ago
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TBI Health proudly sponsors The Mental Health Foundation
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by Leah
6M ago
We are thrilled to share the exciting news that TBI Health is now an official proud sponsor of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. As a leading healthcare provider, we believe in the power of community support and are dedicated to contributing to the important work carried out by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. The Mental Health Foundation is a distinguished charity in Aotearoa, committed to building a society free from discrimination, where every individual can enjoy positive mental health and overall wellbeing. At TBI Health, we recognise the significance of mental he ..read more
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Falls Prevention
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by Leah
6M ago
Falls are a common occurrence for older New Zealand adults and can lead to considerable morbidity. More than 65,000 adults aged 50 years or older fell in the first three months of 2022. Of these, nearly 9,000 were considered serious harm falls and more than a quarter (27%) had fallen in the previous 12 months [1]. Eating well is a key strategy to help prevent falls. A nutrient rich diet, that is high in protein helps to maintain optimal physical and cognitive health – which in turn reduces the risk of falls. Being both underweight or obese increases the risk of falls. However, for adults o ..read more
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How to stay motivated during your rehabilitation journey
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by Leah
1y ago
Recovering from an injury can be a challenging and lengthy process, often requiring rehabilitation to regain strength, mobility, and function. While physiotherapy, occupational therapy and other rehabilitation modalities play a crucial role in the recovery process, staying motivated can be difficult, especially when progress seems slow or setbacks occur. In this blog post, we will explore effective strategies to help you stay motivated during your rehabilitation journey, ensuring a positive and successful recovery experience. Set Clear Goals Setting clear and achievable goals is essential ..read more
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Eating well with persistent pain
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by Leah
1y ago
Eating well supports your nervous and immune systems to function well and in turn help with persistent pain. Good nutrition can also improve our mental health and prevent weight gain to lighten the load on painful joints and limbs. Chronic pain is often associated with inflammation in the body. Eating foods that are anti-inflammatory may help reduce inflammation and alleviate pain. This includes eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats such as omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and nuts. Persistent pain can influence our food choices in many ways ..read more
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Stretches for lower back pain recommended by physiotherapists
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by Leah
1y ago
Most people will experience back pain at some point in their life, and lower back pain is the most common. The majority of these episodes are acute, or short-term low back pain. Acute low back pain is back pain that resolves within a few days to a few weeks, although it can last a couple of months. There are specific stretches for lower back pain that can help you recover. There are many reasons that lower back pain can occur. To learn more, see our causes of lower back pain article. It can be very painful and restrict your ability to live your life for a short period of time. Even though lo ..read more
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What causes lower back pain and what you need to do about it
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by Lisa Vine
1y ago
Lower back pain is a common problem. Almost everyone will experience it at some point in our lives. Some of us will experience it more than once. A common question we get asked is ‘what causes lower back pain’? Research shows that we can identify specific causes of lower back pain less than 20% of the time. Over 80% of the time we are unable to identify a specific anatomical cause. We use our back in everything we do. We use it when we get out of bed in the morning. We use it while walking around. We use it while we are at work. We use it doing daily tasks at home. When we have back pain it ..read more
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Eating for healthy ageing
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by Leah
1y ago
Eating well is a great way to stay healthy and help to prevent falls. Choosing a wide variety of foods, especially in their whole form, will provide all the vitamins, minerals, and protein that you need to be in the best possible health. The figure below shows how many servings from each food group older adults need each day. Top Tips: Try not to skip meals. Aim to have three meals each day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with snacks in-between. This is especially important when your appetite is low or if you have lost some weight. Wherever possible choose whole foods. That is foods that hav ..read more
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How to look after your mental wellbeing
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by Leah
1y ago
When the storm comes, what do you have to protect your mental wellbeing? In blustery New Zealand, having a strong whare (house) keeps us safe and warm. It’s like that when emotional storms come. We need to build our mental whare to help us weather the storm and look after our mental wellbeing. What is wellbeing? Wellbeing is more than just the absence of mental illness or stress. It’s not just surviving. It’s when we thrive. The WHO tells us that wellbeing is “a state in which every individual realises their own potential, can cope with the normal stressors of life, can work productively and ..read more
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Protected: Wellington Gold Awards – TBI Health wins ‘Supporting Gold’!
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by Lisa Vine
2y ago
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