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17 November 2020
Intimo, lipoedema and post breast cancer lingerie

I had a chat with Maz O'Connor today. She's an Intimo Consultant, an amazing company whose aim is to "make women Feel Good, every day". We talked about how she works with women to gain body-confidence post Cancer therapy and Lipoedema, as part of her job. I also enjoyed hearing about how well the company […]

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1 September 2020
Creating a treatment plan for Lipoedema

What comes first? Listening. That's what comes first. So many women with Lipoedema have never been heard - by the medical fraternity, their families/partners or their friends. Sometimes, being able to tell your story, the whole story, is the beginning of a slow process of healing and learning to love and accept yourself. Having your […]

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24 August 2020
New Lipoedema diagnosis - rushing into surgery

Some home truths about Lipoedema surgery

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10 August 2020
Lipoedema surgery - Pre and Post Conservative care

I'm sharing the story of one of my clients. She posted this in a lipoedema group to show others what can be done conservatively alongside lipoedema surgery so that the best results can be achieved. I'm seeing a huge increase in numbers of newly diagnosed, or even undiagnosed, lipoedema clients who "just want it gone". […]

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27 April 2020
Restrictions on massage lifted

Well that didn’t take too long did it?  Massage therapy clinics have received clearance to reopen by the NSW government. This information was released a week and a half ago but I have been waiting to see if there were further changes before reopening. I have now received numerous communications from both of my Associations […]

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6 April 2020
New online package for lymphoedema/lipoedema - 5 sessions

In this swiftly changing time we are all having to adapt to doing what we used to do face-to-face online instead.  This can be confronting to begin with but it can be done.  Even for a manual therapy like lymphatic drainage. Lisa is offering an online package for new clients.  The sessions will cover a range […]

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1 April 2020
New Look at The Oasis

I’ve been really busy this week, taking delivery of a painting and some new, recycled, furniture. I’ve also cleaned from top to bottom using low-tox cleaning products. Once I finished the physical cleaning I cleared the whole clinic energetically using sage, sound and diffusing Thieve’s Oil and intention. It’s all feeling pretty amazing now.  What […]

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26 March 2020
Newsletter - Adapting to this New World

These are such strange times and we’re all trying to navigate our way in a completely changed world. I’m not in the habit of sending newsletters and I promise I’m not about to send them regularly now.  I do feel, however, it is important to tell you what’s happening here at The Oasis during this […]

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23 November 2019
Stage 1 Lipoedema

I was at a Lipoedema group lunch last week and got chatting with the ladies and the discussion came around to how difficult it is sometimes for Stage 1 Lippy Ladies to see themselves in the photos and literature online.  There really is very little out there for the early stages.  So I interviewed Aimee, […]

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14 November 2019
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

In about February of this year, in the middle of Sydney summer, my hands started to swell. And I mean, seriously swell.  Both of them.  To the point where you couldn't see the ligaments or veins, just puffiness.  In fact, I had gained 2kg almost overnight (I know, that doesn't sound like much but for […]

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