Whiplash – Signs and Symptoms

Whiplash is commonly caused by motor-vehicle accidents or sporting crashes (snowboarding, skating, bike riding) and can be a literal pain in the neck. Whilst whiplash is descriptive of an acute injury there are also many associated implications that can...

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Understanding Concussions

A higher emphasis is being placed on concussion injuries, and for good reason. Although the long-term side effects of concussion are yet to be fully understood, traumatic injuries to the brain over short period of time can increase the...

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Movember and Men’s Health

During November, thousands of Australians gather to support Movember. Whether it’s growing a moustache, getting active or hosting events, Movember looks to educate and help research in the aim to tackle men’s health including mental health, suicide prevention and...

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Are we drinking enough water?

Many people who have been to an Osteopath may have been told to “keep hydrated/drink water” at the conclusion of the treatment. For many, it’s a very simple piece of advice, however why is it so important? Well, water forms...

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Hamstring Injuries

As winter sports begin, so does the potential risk of associated injuries. Sports that require sprinting, kicking, acceleration and change of direction have an increased risk of participants developing soft tissue injuries, specifically hamstring injuries. What causes hamstring injuries? Hamstring...

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Dry Needling and Myofascial Cupping

Dry needling and Myofascial cupping are effective adjunct therapies in the treatment of musculoskeletal complaints. The application of both Dry needling and Myofascial cupping require further training, and can be useful in complementing manual “hands on” therapy you receive from...

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