News and Updates

Smoking Does What?

July 5, 2016
Everyone knows that tobacco use can have disastrous consequences on your health. More than 4,000 chemical substances are present in cigarette smoke, including at least 50 that can cause cancer. An estimated 85% of cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and of lung cancer are caused by smoking. About a third of all cancer cases are due to smoking. But did you know that smoking delays healing and even affects grip strength? Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor (narrows the blood...
Filed under Health \ Recovery

Hand Therapy In Rarotonga

July 5, 2016
Rarotonga is an easy, warm and welcoming place to relax and is a comfortable four hour flight from Auckland. Sue Sewell has visited Rarotonga now on three occasions… partly to chill out, but also to continue cementing the hand therapy relationship between our clinic and the physiotherapy clinic on the mainland. In early December 2015 Sue was holidaying in Rarotonga for five days and also spent some time sharing her years of hand therapy expertise and introducing the local physios to...
Filed under Hand Therapy \ Staff
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