Should I be using heat or ice treatment for my pain?

A very common question we often hear in our clinics is whether someone should be using heat or ice treatment to help manage pain. The answer to that will always depend on the type of injury or pain, and how...

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How can my knee pain be runners knee? I’m not a runner!

You do not have to be a runner to develop runners knee. Runners knee is just the common name used to describe pain around the patella, more commonly known as the kneecap. The conditions that make up the term include...

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Swimming for Health

We’re in the warmer months of the year, and many people have been jumping into the water. But for those of you still on the fence, here’s some great reasons why your Osteopath may have recommended swimming to help...

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Sit-stand desks: the pros and cons

Should I get a sit-stand desk? Well, it depends. The average worker can spend up to 75% of their day in a sitting or reclining posture. Increased sedentary postures can increase the risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders and chronic diseases such as...

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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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How stress affects your body and wellbeing

How does stress have an effect on my body and my wellbeing? Stress is something that all of us have experienced at some point. Even though stress is so common, everyone experiences it in a different way, and we all...

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