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March 29, 2021


PainWise At Calanna, we believe in supporting people to pursue a greater quality of life. Living with chronic pain is not easy and we aim to help you manage and…
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March 29, 2021

Types of Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain is pain which lasts for more than one month after an injury has healed; pain that lasts or recurs for more than three months or pain associated with tissue…
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March 26, 2021

Managing Chronic Wounds

Most wounds will heal if the correct treatment is used. Chronic wounds is a wound which resists all the normal methods of attention. It appears as though the patient will…
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March 19, 2021

Medicines That Help Relieve Pain

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage. Pain relievers are called analgesics. Analgesics are so-named…
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March 19, 2021

Chronic Condition Support at Calanna Pharmacy

Calanna supports people with a range of chronic conditions We understand the complexity of managing one, or multiple chronic conditions. We work with your health care team to support you…
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March 19, 2021

Tips to Manage Pain

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. The main Pain receptors are the sensory nerve endings found throughout the tissues and organs of the…
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March 19, 2021

Tips for a Healthy Back

The anatomic classification of back pain follows the segments of the spine: neck pain (cervical), middle back pain(thoracic), lower back pain (lumbar) or coccydynia (tailbone or sacral pain) with the lumbar vertebrae area most common for pain.…
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March 19, 2021

All About the National Diabetes Services Scheme

How the NDSS works Information courtesy of the NDSS website The NDSS gives you access to a large range of subsidised products that help you to affordably self-manage your diabetes.…
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February 23, 2021

5 things you can do to help manage your chronic pain

Get educated. Start looking for information that can help you understand your pain. You are your greatest health advocate. Start by reading through websites such as Pain Australia and Chronic…
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February 23, 2021

Differences between acute and chronic pain and when you should seek help

Pain is a natural part of life. Physical pain functions as our body’s warning system to alert us to situations that need our attention. Like when you touch a hot…
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December 18, 2020

7 tips on how to manage taking multiple medications

Medication management is not something many people consider. But given how many people lose scripts, can’t remember what they take or simply forget their daily medications I know it’s an…
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December 18, 2020

The risks of taking 5 or more different medications

There’s no doubt in the medical community that patients who take more than 5 medications need to be closely monitored. It doesn’t seem like a lot of medications, and there…
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December 4, 2020

Find out how at risk you are of diabetes

Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. Diabetes requires daily self-care and complications can have a significant impact on quality of life and can reduce…
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December 4, 2020

Who is more at risk of developing arthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting Australians. It can appear at any age, but tends to occur more commonly in women and in people aged over…
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December 4, 2020

15 top foods that help bone strength

Osteoporosis is a condition of the skeletal system, mainly caused by the body’s attempt to correct an unhealthy biochemical imbalance - by utilizing the calcium that should normally remain in…
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August 6, 2020

5 ways your Pharmacy can help you manage a chronic condition

Dear Matthew, how can a pharmacy help me manage my chronic disease? Here at Calanna, we are registered NDSS providers and can offer those with diabetes support services and specialist…
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August 4, 2020

How you can get the most from your medication

Dear Matthew, how can I get the most out of my medication? Make sure you’re taking the right medicine and the right dose, at the right time. Our Medication Packing…
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July 17, 2020

All about chronic conditions

A condition that lasts six months or longer is classified as a chronic condition. The most common ones include asthma, crohns, diabetes, chronic pain, arthritis, cancer, dementia, COPD, depression and…
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February 23, 2020

What your body is trying to tell you through your skin condition

For centuries, physicians have identified many signs in the skin that give clues as to what’s going on inside your body. Some of these signs can indicate that some changes…