Archive for Injuries / Recovery

Standout This Party Season

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The end of year party season is in full swing! You’ve got the perfect KK present and your outfit is looking fab. So what are you missing? This one is definitely a quote from the mums’ play book: STAND UP STRAIGHT! When you stand or sit up straight you show a posture that oozes confidence. […]

Neck Pain

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s a pain in the neck! By Dr. Christine Fraser – OSTEOPATH Over a life time 85% of us will suffer from a form of back pain, at some point or another. I am one of them and we have a number of clients that some in to the clinic with neck complaints. We often […]

When Do I Update My Running Shoes

| October 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

When do I update my running shoes? Whether you are training for a marathon, attending boot camp or out walking it is important to have the correct footwear to prevent injury. Over time running shoes compress and no longer provide the shock absorption or structure that they once did… Wearing old and worn-out shoes can lead […]

Shoulder Pain – What Can You Do?

| October 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

“It’s just my bad shoulder…..” We’ve all heard someone say this as they rub their shoulder or when they need to get out of being a weekend warrior. Painful and weak shoulders are a common thing. This may present as pain, weakness, reduced range of movement or any combination of these. So what’s really happening? […]

Common Factors That Contribute To Shin Splints

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Common Factors Contributing to Shin Splints   Shin splints is a broad, umbrella term which can be used to describe a variety of specific pathology in the lower leg/shin. Below we have listed some of the common contributing factors to most cases of “shin splints” and what you can do to help!   1) Update […]

Knee Pain – What Can You Do About It

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s a pain in the knee! Ever feel like your knee pain never really goes away? You’re not alone! Long standing, chronic, knee pain is on the rise and is a common complaint brought up in the treatment room. The knee isn’t just black and white. It’s a hinge joint, like a door, for your […]

Tennis Elbow

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tennis Elbow   What is Tennis Elbow? ‘Tennis elbow’ is a form of tendinopathy (injury to a tendon) and is medically termed ‘lateral epicondylitis’. Although it is a common injury or ailment for a tennis player, it may also effect carpenters, desk workers and gym junkies. It is caused by repetitive wrist extension (bending the […]