World Spine Day -Your Back in Action – Osteopathy Clinic Newsletter 2017 October
World Spine Day is a great opportunity to shine light on spinal disorders and encourage you to take steps to better health. This year the theme is ‘Your Back in Action’, emphasising the importance of physical activity and improving posture as part […]
– Osteo Clinic Newsletter – March 2017
The body feels the repercussions from Sports at any level, you don’t have to be an elite athlete to need Sports Osteopathy. Athletes and individuals who play sports regularly are more prone to develop sports injuries.
Some of the common sports injuries are tennis elbow, ankle sprain, strain, […]
There are several factors that may contribute to the development of sacroiliac joint pain. These factors need to be assessed and corrected with direction from an Osteopath and may include:
Biomechanical abnormalities Poor posture Lumbar spine stiffness A sedentary lifestyle Poor core stability Inappropriate lifting technique Being overweight Muscle imbalances, weakness or tightness Leg length differences […]
As healthcare continues to shift toward prevention, the Osteopath’s role in health promotion and wellness continues to expand.
Prevention is better than cure
Don’t wait for pain before paying attention to your health. You can make the choice to work towards preventing declining health and micro-tissue damage by working with your Osteopath now, before pain […]
When maintaining correct posture, the joints, ligaments and muscles of the neck and back are positioned optimally so they are under minimal stress. Maintaining this position reduces the likelihood of back or neck injury, which is vital in today’s society where spinal and postural pain are prevalent. Maintaining correct postural alignment helps those suffering from […]
Christmas is typically one of the most stressful events of the year. The expense of buying gifts, the pressure of last minute shopping, and the heightened expectations of family togetherness can all combine to undermine our best intentions.
Some practical tips that can help you reduce your ‘Christmas stress’.
Staying physically active during […]
In addition to the benefits for general fitness and cardiovascular health, moving more also contributes to reduced sedentary behaviour that is far too often the norm due to desk jobs or sitting during the school day. In fact, recent research findings are revealing that sitting too much during the day can be detrimental to an […]
1. Get more exercise. If your back is hurting, you may think the best way to get relief is to limit exercise and to rest. A day or two of rest may help, but more than that may not help the pain. Osteopaths know that regular physical activity can help ease inflammation and muscle tension.
Injuries often occur when people suddenly increase the duration, intensity, or frequency of their activities. Many soft-tissue injuries can be prevented through proper conditioning, training, and equipment. Other prevention tips include:
– Use proper equipment. Replace your athletic shoes as they wear out. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes that let you move freely and are light […]
“Pain is Australia’s third most costly health problem and arguably the developed world’s largest ‘undiscovered’ health priority.” – Professor Michael Cousins AM, Chair National Pain Strategy.
National Pain Week is on the 20th-26th July 2015
Osteopaths play a critical role in assisting people to live with chronic pain.
Chronic pain is long-lasting, ongoing pain that […]