Lower Cross Syndrome

Joint movement is achieved by muscle contraction. However, what happens when this well-orchestrated biomechanical machine lacks synchronisation? The answer? Lower cross syndrome. What is Lower cross syndrome? Lower cross syndrome describes an imbalance of muscles that can occur in the lower...

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The Dangers of Exercising with Poor Technique

Our bodies are resilient, strong and are made to move, but unfortunately our bodies are not invincible.  There is a lot of risk involved if we use our bodies in the wrong way, and the dangers of exercising with...

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My home office set-up: how can it be better?

It is very unsettling times currently and a lot of people who are lucky to still have their jobs are even luckier if they can work from home. But is your home office set-up optimal for you body, posture...

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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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