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overuse injury

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Overuse injuries (RSI) are common and can present in various ways. Often relative rest is required but how can we stop overuse injuries from recurring after the restful period? To answer this we need to have a look at movement patterns and habits. Building skills & solving problems Every day our nervous system is fine […]

Overuse injuries (RSI)- what can we do about them?

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Feet health

Movement

Each day you spend a portion of time thinking about different parts of your body, for example some people may think about tightness in their shoulders, their teeth or hair when they look in the mirror, their legs on a run or arms in pilates. Everyones mental list would look a little different, but how […]

Feet are Foundation

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working home posture

Lifestyle

Head and neck pain are common amongst corporate professionals due to the high stress and mostly sedentary nature of the work. Some simple considerations outlined below could prevent this pain from escalating into an injury that requires time, money and energy to manage.  DISCLAIMER: This list is by no means exhaustive and a consultation with […]

Head & neck pain in the corporate professional

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warm up

Osteopathy

Warm ups may not be the goal of training but this preparation phase is still important. Without a warm up we won’t be able to reap the full benefits of our workout and we also increase our likelihood of sustaining an injury.  A comprehensive warm up should include 3 components: a general phase, activity specific […]

Train smart & warm up. An osteopathic approach.

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Osteopathy

If you currently sit in a chair for long periods, there is a good chance you will start to experience back pain, tension or tightness. When it comes to reversing “chair-itis” we need to start with you hips. HOW DO I KNOW IF I NEED TO WORK ON MY HIPS? If you sit all day! […]

Sitting in a chair all day? Start here!

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Home exercises

Osteopathy

If you have recently seen an Osteopath from our team you have most likely been given an exercise to do at home.  Prescribed exercises are awesome (of course I think that, it is a huge part of my work) they are tailored to your specific injury, pain and speed up your rate of recovery! Everyone wants […]

Sticking to Prescription Exercises…

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chronic pain management

Osteopathy

Did you know Osteopaths can support you through Chronic conditions along side your GP? Our Osteopath Fauntine answers all your questions below! Q: Is Osteopathy covered by Medicare? A: Sometimes. Osteopathy usually falls into the bracket of Private Healthcare however one can receive a Medicare rebate if they are a patient on the Chronic Disease […]

Osteopathy & Chronic Pain Management

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vagus nerve

Osteopathy

A little about our nervous system We hear a lot about our Sympathetic Nervous system – which is our “flight & fight” response. Our heart rate goes up, we get narrow focus, blood supply moves into our arms and legs so we are ready to run from a predator! A worthy system, but in todays […]

Chill out with the help of your Vagus Nerve

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jaw pain

Osteopathy

Signs that may indicate you have a jaw problem: – Clicking or popping with jaw movement. – Locking with opening or closing of the mouth. – Pain with chewing, talking or yawning. – Tender points on the muscles around the jaw. – Clenching of the teeth throughout the day and/or night. – Frequent headaches that […]

Jaw pain, an Osteopathic Approach

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