Whiplash Injuries

What Are Whiplash Injuries? Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of head and neck injuries resulting from an acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. These forces may result in painful injuries to the muscles, ligaments and...
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

The sacroiliac joint is located in the lower part of the back and joins the tail bone (sacrum) to one of the pelvic bones (ilium). There are two sacroiliac joints – one on either side of the spine. The sacroiliac joints act to transfer weight from the spine to the...
Avoid Common Christmas Injuries

Avoid Common Christmas Injuries

With the festive party season in full swing and holidays just around the corner, Osteopaths are urging everyone to take extra caution, to stay safe, injury-free and happy this Christmas. The best Christmas present you can yourself and family is; Your Health....
National Pain Week

National Pain Week

National Pain Week is 25th -31st of July. Pain, at a physiological level, is stimulation of sensitive nerve endings (nociceptive) either by chemical or mechanical means. This commonly occurs through injury and its purpose is to inform us of tissue damage. The causes...
Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica describes pain felt along the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back, down through the buttock, hamstrings and into the lower leg. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. Sciatica is characterised by pain, numbness, and weakness in the...
Osteopathy Healthcare Week

Osteopathy Healthcare Week

Osteopathy Healthcare Week 2016 is coming 17-23 April Statistically Osteopathy is one of the fastest growing health professions in Australia. Osteopathy is a form of manual healthcare which recognises the important link between the structure of the body and the way it...