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WHANGAREI LEADER, MAY 1, 2012
Health & Beauty
If you are feeling a bit stressed, overworked or you are suffering
from various aches and pains, Pip may be able to help, there is a
choice of various techniques and Pip will advise which would best
suit you and help relieve the problem pain you are suffering from.
85 Denby Cres, Tikipunga
Ph 437 6422 or 027 4343 430
*Headaches and Migraines
*Lower Back Pain
*Neck & shoulder Pain
*Knee and Ankle problems
arley Blows Technique
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For an appointment
09 437 0238
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Ist Floor, 25 Rathbone St
For Adults & Children
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A gentle massage muscle releasing technique
Lloyd T. Herewini
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Over 25 years practice in Whangarei
Monday -- Friday
8am -- 12.00 noon
12.30 -- 4.00pm
Saturday Mornings Phone for an appointment
67 Russell Road, Kensington
Ph 09 437 6003
Margaret - Audiology Technician
Suite 1, Kowhai Court,
27 Rust Ave,
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For bookings or further information please contact
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Discover the stunning
results you can
achieve without the use
of toxic procedures or
Rejuvenate a healthier, glowing
and younger looking you!
New to Whangarei
One of the latest treat-
ments to help the body
recover from injury is
Strapping and taping
have been around for
years but the innova-
tions include a method of
taping that is a second
generation system and a
vast improvement on the
Some of the first to
embrace the system
were the All Blacks, they
are often seen playing
with coloured tapes on
their arm and legs.
So what is so revol-
utionary about the
The tape is stretchable
in a controlled manner
and supports and allows
the movement of the
tissues under the skin to
occur without causing
inflammation to the
fascia (the tissue
between the muscles
that acts as a lubricant''
to prevent the muscles
becoming inflamed). It
also increases the flow of
lymph fluid in the area
of injury and assists
with the healing process.
The tape is useful for
any injury, ask your
osteopath or acupunc-
turist whether it can be
useful for you.
can offer relief
Colon hydrotherapy is a natu-
ral therapy which provides
relief for a range of health
It is not a cure-all therapy
but it may bring relief.
It was made very popular in
the United Kingdom as it was
a natural therapy favoured by
Princess Diana as part of her
Colon hydrotherapy is a
gentle internal bath that helps
to deep cleanse the colon of
toxins, gas, old waste and
accumulated mucoid protein
It may aid conditions such
as low energy, weight
problems, depression, aller-
gies, PMS, bad breath, bloat-
ing, abdominal discomforts,
excessive gas, arthritis, acne
and stress. It may benefit the
immune system and boost
Colon hydrotherapy is now
available in Whangarei.
Call Kathy for an appointment
on 09 430 7926.
Makeover helps uncover
the truth about psoriasis
New look: Lynette Smith from One Tree
Pt was given a makeover as part of a
psoriasis awareness campaign.
Common disease: Psoriasis is the
world's most common skin disease. It
is an auto-immune condition and is not
People should never suffer psoriasis
in silence, patient Lynette Smith
The One Tree Point resident was
recently given a makeover to help
raise awareness of the world's most
common skin disease.
Psoriasis is a chronic auto-
immune skin condition which can
cover the entire body and cause hos-
It is one of the most difficult skin
conditions to treat.
Nearly a third of sufferers also
suffer a specific type of arthritis.
A ground-breaking New Zealand
study called Psoriasis Uncovered
found the disease also has mental
and social effects.
More than two-thirds of patients
(77 per cent) try to hide their pso-
riasis and of this number nearly all
try to hide it from the public (94 per
cent), from extended family (46 per
cent) and even their own children
(25 per cent).
In response to this survey, six
people who have suffered from pso-
riasis their whole lives were chosen
to take part in a makeover and raise
awareness about the real impact of
Sixty-year-old Lynette has had
psoriasis since she was a teenager
and spent two years trying to hide it
before seeking medical help.
She has been hospitalised four
times because of her condition and
now needs regular blood tests to
monitor her damaged liver.
Despite these trials and suffering
a massive brain aneurism 15 years
ago Lynette says she is lucky and
Lynette felt psoriasis held her
back from going for jobs because
people thought it was contagious.
But when she became a florist a
kind employer noticed her psoriasis
and sought help for her.
Lynette has now been put on a
new drug which seems to have
She wants to raise awareness of
the condition and ensure people
don't suffer in silence because there
is help available.
Lynette and five other patients
were given their makeovers in
She had a personal stylist who
gave her plenty of hints and helped
her pick out a new outfit. She also
had a new haircut and colour, plus
Go to psoriasis.org.nz for more
information about psoriasis.
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