Christmas

Christmas

It’s Christmas next week, what a fantastic time of the year. We hope you enjoy spending time with your family and friends. Obviously Christmas in a time of indulgence and fun, whether it’s an extra serve of trifle or the annual game of backyard cricket. It’s important...
Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?

Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?

The shoulder is a fantastic joint with a vast range of mobility, that wonderful range of movement allows us to complete many complex and dexterous movement.  Watch your favourite sports stars, Serena Williams serving, Mitchell Starc bowling thunderbolts or Ian Thorpe...

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...