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Is Telehealth Destroying the Physio Profession?

  Last week i had a thought leader within the Physio profession present a controversial question for my thoughts: Is telehealth destroying the health profession? This was my response: I completely understand the hesitation that Physiotherapists feel when faced with the treat of digitised consultations, bereft from physical touch. I felt the same way when…

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5 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Your Health Career

Burn out can be defined as ‘fatigue, frustration, or apathy resulting from prolonged stress, overwork or intense activity.’ (Official source: the Dictionary app in my iphone). Even before I graduated as a Physiotherapist, I was told in one of my University classes that I was likely to burn out. I hadn’t worked a day in…

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Top 5 Tech Trends Health Professionals Must Plan for in 2017

From my experiences scouring the globe for tech trends and how they apply to the health industry, I want to share with you the top 5 digital tech trends that health professionals need to be looking out for in 2017.   1) Virtual and Augmented Reality Virtual reality is conveyed within a digital headset, where…

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7 Things about the health industry that need a good shakeup

Let me start by saying that on the whole, I love the health industry. We are caring, we are motivated and in many cases, we literally save lives. Becoming involved with entrepreneurs across wide a range of areas, however, has given me a unique birds eye view of how different industries are moving and changing…

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3 Life hacks to shed your entrepreneural fat

I grew up as a ballerina, I trained as a health professional, and I have led health and fitness programs all my life. I have always prided myself on my fit and active lifestyle. That is, until January this year, when I pulled on my boardshorts for an afternoon of stand up paddle boarding. Oooooeee…

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