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COVID-19

At Medisport Clinic, our number one priority is the safety and health of our community, patients and employees.

We have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak and following the guidance of the World Health Organisation and Australia’s Chief Medical Officer.

Our clinic remains open to continue the care of our patients and the community. We have always followed strict measures with cleanliness and hygiene of our clinic, and now with the outbreak of the coronavirus, the staff and clinicians have increased precautionary measures in line with these authorities to ensure the safety of our patients and their families.

We have increased the frequency of disinfectant cleaning of the practice utilising medical grade disinfectant, sanitising all surfaces, treatment beds after and before each patient, equipment used and the clinic. We have re-trained staff about best hygiene practices. We have increased the supply and access of hand sanitisers, disinfectant sprays and cleaners.

Your safety is critical to us, so if you are not feeling well, we encourage you to call our practice on (02) 8355 3999 to reschedule your appointment and to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

We are all one family and here to support one another. Look out for your family, friends and neighbours.

Dr Walid Kesserwani and the Medisport Team

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Building Strong Bones

Building bone strength is essential during early life, but even more so as we get older and are more prone to brittle bones and osteoporosis. Luckily, we can build strong bones both on our plate and through our daily activities.

Calcium and Vitamin D are essential for strong bones. Choose to include calcium rich foods in your diet, such as yoghurt, milk, cheese, tinned salmon/sardines (with bones), tofu, almonds, sesame seeds, tahini and kale. Get your Vitamin D by spending some time in the sunshine everyday – take your lunch break outside or go for a morning walk. Make sure you get enough sun exposure (around 20 minutes per day) as Vitamin D is hard to get from food, but can be obtained through egg yolks, fish and mushrooms.

Weight bearing exercises are also a great way to build bone strength. Incorporate resistance and/or weight training into your gym routine along with walking/jogging for a bone-boosting workout.