COVID Patients Wear Masks When Attending

Patients coming into the practice are encouraged to wear masks when attending. Current Health Department advice is to use masks in situations where social distancing may be difficult. Unfortunately, we cannot offer masks to patients at present. Our supply is limited by the Health Department, and is being rationed strictly for health care worker use.

Coronavirus Advice for Patients

Dear Patients, As you are likely aware, Coronavirus has spread beyond China and the Department of Health Guidelines are being regularly updated. To prevent spread of potential cases with vulnerable patients and the wider community, we may ask you to self-isolate at home if you meet the criteria below. Our staff, nurses, and doctors will

New Phone number and Online Bookings

Dear Patients, Jasper Medical has made some important changes recently, to our phone number and online bookings. Hopefully, this will improve the function of the practice so we can communicate with our patients better and make it clearer when we’re calling you. Why change the phone number? Our phone number hasn’t actually changed! However, the

Osteopathy now available at Jasper Health

Dr Connie Petousis and Dr Wilmott (née Tilyard) are the directors of Osteopaths of Bentleigh. Their interest in the anatomy and function of the human body led them to the field of Osteopathy and they thoroughly enjoy treating the wide variety of patients that present to them at the clinic; from pregnant women, children and

Is Exercise Safe for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Emma Sansalone (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects over 23,000 people within Australia and more than two million diagnosed worldwide. Most people are diagnosed between the ages of 20-40, however it can affect younger and older people too. Roughly three times as many women have MS as men. (source: MS Australia). Common signs and

Vestibular Neuritis

Vestibular Neuritis Vestibular Neuritis is a condition that causes inflammation of the inner ear. It usually occurs following a viral infection. Symptoms include sudden severe vertigo, dizziness, balance difficulties, feeling unsteady, a swaying sensation, and sometimes changes in vision and hearing. Vestibular rehabilitation exercises can help to reduce symptoms and re-train the brain in interpreting

What are FODMAPs?

What is this weird new word you have read about in magazines and heard whispered around coffee shop tables? FOPMAP is an acronym for Fermentable Oligo, Di & Monosaccharides and Polyols Researchers here in Melbourne have found that foods containing these sugars can trigger symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBS may be one reason

Arthritis and Exercise

Posture, Balance & Fall Prevention

Statistics show that falls occur in 1 in 3 people aged over 65, and 1 in 2 people aged over 90. Hospital admissions from falls is particularly common in people aged 65 years and older, which is 3.5 times as many admissions as a result of a fall compared with people aged 45-64. A number

How Much Sugar?

Did you know there are approximately: 5 teaspoons of sugar in a can of cola 8 teaspoons in a can of lemonade 6 teaspoons in a bottle of flavoured water 5 teaspoons in a can of energy drink 10 teaspoons in a 600ml bottle of juice 2 teaspoons in a regular latte 16 teaspoons in


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