Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the soft tissue on the underside of the foot (the plantar fascia). Pain is usually felt close to the underside of the heel, or in the arch of the foot. Pain can be worse upon waking up and sore for the first few steps after getting out of... Read More
What is Plantar Fasciitis? By Shaun Richardson, Osteopath. Plantar fasciitis is pain felt at the bottom of the heel or through the arch of the foot. It is usually felt on the first step out of bed in the morning or when walking again after inactivity. However, plantar fasciitis pain can eventually be felt any time... Read More
Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints seen by a GP or healthcare professional. It is estimated that over 80% of Australians will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Lower back pain may be acute (new pain) or chronic (longstanding pain), and it can range from mild and... Read More
Many people report that their aches and pains get worse in winter. So what does the science say? There are a number of theories: 1) Cold muscles and joints are less flexible When you’re cold, you divert blood to vital organs, and away from skin, muscles and joints. This can lead to decreased elasticity, and... Read More
A-ha! That got your attention didn’t it! No one likes tax! What would you do if I said I had a way of reducing everyone’s tax, and it doesn’t cost anything? No, I’m not crazy. Have a look at these statistics: The top 5 causes of death in Australia are: Coronary heart disease (disease of the... Read More
This video is a very early, self-produced (poorly!) attempt to show you a bit more about our clinic before you arrive.
If you, or someone that you know, has had chronic pain, this scenario will be familiar. “I thought my pain was improving – it had been better for two weeks now! My Physio/Osteo/Doctor thought I needed to start exercising and now look what’s happened – I’m back to square one! I mustn’t have been healed,... Read More
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: https://coach.nine.com.au/2018/04/09/12/23/how-to-move-more-at-work Just because you have a desk job doesn’t mean you can’t move all day – the trick is making your work life as inconvenient as possible. Those who incorporate more physical activity into their day, or “incidental exercise”, are likely to live longer. fact, being sedentary is listed just behind smoking as a major... Read More