Osteopathy is becoming one of the fastest growing professions in Australia to help people with back pain. There is a high demand for Osteopaths as their approach to musculoskeletal health care encompasses a whole body approach. Osteopaths study at university for a minimum of 5 years, and study a range of general subjects including anatomy, […]
Have you experienced back pain? Or know someone who has? With over 80% of Australian’s reported to have some type of back pain over their life time, it surely has crossed you path – with either yourself, a family member, friend or colleague. So what can be done and how can seeing an Osteopath for […]
Pain – Such a Provoking Word… Pain is ultimately a lifesaver. It is a way of our brain informing our body to be aware of what is happening, how to be safe in what we are doing, how to move safely and give us awareness of what we can or cannot do. Pain also acts […]
Lately we have seen an increase in neck pain patients coming into our clinic. Injuries that might be causing neck pain could be a bulging disc, pinched nerves in the neck, muscle and ligament strains, arthritis, joint sprains, and whiplash. Acute or chronic neck pain may often be associated with a sedentary job or lifestyle.
Have you jumped aboard the latest craze of turmeric? Maybe you’ve swapped your morning long black coffee for a turmeric latte or you’re turning all your cooking yellow with the delicious spice! It’s fantastic to make healthy changes in your life, but it’s also important to understand what we’re putting into our bodies and why.
Having a basic understanding of your back including your spine and the DISCS that sit between each vertebra is crucial in helping you manage pain that may arise from disc injury.
Osteopaths are health practitioners and manual therapists, who have completed a minimum of 5 years training at university level. Osteopaths are experienced in examining, treating, diagnosing, managing and preventing musculoskeletal disorders with physical treatment.
• Are you a labourer lifting heavy tools? • Are you a carrying your child or grandchild? • Are you packing boxes and moving house – or even moving pots around in the garden? It doesn’t matter what you’re lifting, we just want to make sure you’re doing it safely! Unfortunately Osteopaths have a lot of patients coming in saying they hurt themselves from lifting. …