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    The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth 

    Do you want radiant skin, nails, and hair as well as some support for your bones, joints, and ligaments? – Why not start making a regular batch of bone broth. Broth, made from the bones of animals has been consumed as a source of nourishment for humankind since the early ages. Bone broth has fallen […] Read more

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    The importance of Magnesium 

    Don’t let cramps, cramp your style  Have you ever been told that you may be low in magnesium? Magnesium deficiency commonly manifests as muscle spasms/cramps, muscular weakness, low energy, joint pain, depression, anxiety, migraines, high blood pressure, insomnia and inability to cope with stress. It is known as one of the master minerals of the […] Read more

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    Win a “Winter Hamper” from us! 

    In celebration of our new massage therapist Tatiane, Velca has decided to run a Facebook competition to win a fantastic “Winter Hamper”.   Velca and RawHQ have teamed up together to create this Wonderful prize, which contains the following: – One 30 minute massage voucher with Tatiane – A luxurious wheat bag – A tin of massage rehab wax […] Read more

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    Member of the Month: Malcolm Ali 

    “Choosing Velca was just an out of luck/dream come true situation for me.” My Goal My health and fitness goal is to gain strength, correct my posture and balance, increase healthy weight and eat healthy with the help of Velca Staff. Where was I physically and mentally when I approached Velca Physically I was underweight […] View event

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    Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy 

      Ongoing New Zealand research is uncovering new evidence about how chiropractic care can help to make giving birth an easier, safer experience for pregnant women and reduce the need for pharmaceuticals in the crucial months leading up to childbirth. And according to the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association the discoveries are all the more relevant […] Read more

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    Event: Velca Running Seminar 

    Running Seminar with Dr James Kuegler   When: Tuesday, September 15. 6:30-8:30pm Where: Velca, The Terraces, 3/10 Wellington Street, Howick Presenter: James Kuegler Cost: $30.00 Register: Call Velca to get your ticket now Join Dr. James Kuegler Chiro. for an evening seminar that will explore running, movement, injury prevention and efficiency.James is a leader in the field […] Read more

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    Client of the Month: Wendy Bourke 

    “I am happier, healthier, I feel well and I am more confident to exercise” 1. What were/are your health and fitness goals. My health and fitness goals are to continue improving my strength and mobility and refine, change and seek advice from your amazing staff as to where I am in my rehab and what […] Read more

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    Better Sleep Hygiene 

    Sleep hygiene is a variety of practices that are necessary to have normal, quality night-time sleep and full daytime alertness.   Restorative sleep is critical to every level of our health!   Importance of sleep Sleep affects our physical and mental health significantly. The link between quality sleep and stress management is very relevant. It is […] Read more

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    Getting Through the Party Season 

      The Party season is nearly here and while we are all eager to let our hair down and have some fun after a year of hard work, we need to ensure we don’t overdo it (although this doesn’t count for Christmas day of course)!   I believe in enjoying yourself over the holidays but […] Read more

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    Pilates Summer Circuit Class 18th October 

    Lauren’s “Shape up for Summer” class will not only get you feeling like you’ve just had a serious work out, but also over the 10 weeks your body will become more toned, strong and flexible too. Your bodies alignment, coordination and balance will improve, while conquering many exercises that you may not have thought you […] Read more