Resources

10 Minute Stretching

We asked Dr Erin Beven (Osteopath), What are the benefits of stretching? “Stretching has so many benefits, it relieves joint pain and stiffness, reduces muscle spasm, increases energy, reduces stress, increases range of motion, elongates and lengthens muscles,...

7 Tips Reduce Back Pain

Reduce pain with good computer posture! Ergonomics Video What is Ergonomics? Ergonomics is concerned with human anatomical, anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to physical activity.  The relevant topics include working...

Posterior Chain Bridging

Supine Hip Extensions (Bridging)               Pictured:  Dr Rebecca Rowe – (Osteopath / Pilates Instrutor) What is one of the simplest exercises to develop your gluteal or bottom muscles? The supine hip extension or bridge has got to be one of the most effective and...

5 Steps to Reduce stress in your body.

Dr Eliska Axford (Osteopath) is presenting on women’s health, stress and Osteopathy as part of our women’s health and wealth seminars.  In her lecture she discusses the physical manifestations of stress within the body and she gets quite technical regarding hormones...

How to roll your ITB (Iliotibial band)

This article is not going to cover if you should or shouldn’t be using a foam roller to release your ITB as this is a clinical decision that should be made by your Osteopath or other practitioner based on your presentation and a range of factors. This article is...

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Author: Dr Jessica Bowman (Osteopath) We asked Dr Jessica Bowman if she could tell us a little about a common knee complaint, here’s what she had to say. What is patellofemoral pain syndrome? Patellofemoral pain syndrome is one of the most...

Trochanteric Bursitis

Author: Dr Jessica Bowman (Osteopath) Experiencing recurrent pain down the outside of your hip? You could be suffering from Trochanteric Bursitis. We asked Dr Jessica Bowman if she could tell us a little about this condition- it’s more common than you would think!...

Rotator Cuff Injury

With the start of the cricket season, we see a huge spike in rotator cuff injuries. We asked Dr Jessica Bowman if she could tell us a little about these- here’s what she had to say. Author: Dr Jessica Bowman (Osteopath) The shoulder joint is relatively unstable,...