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Why We Need Sleep

Posted By Dean Corpuz,
17/02/2020 09:00 AM
Everybody needs to sleep and adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night, although this number varies from person to person. This accounts for approximately one third of our lives. So why...

Sore Heels?

Posted By Matt O'Brien,
10/02/2020 09:00 AM
Sore Heel? … Maybe it’s Plantar Fasciitis Feel like you’re standing on a sharp pebble first thing in the morning? Or maybe those first few steps after sitting down for a while are painful through the...

CrossFit - Is it bad for me?

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
07/02/2020 09:00 AM
For those of you that may not be familiar with it, CrossFit is an exercise program that combines cardiovascular exercise with resistance training, gymnastics and skill-based movements. CrossFit is...

Shoulder Pain

Posted By Matt O'Brien,
05/02/2020 09:24 AM
Shoulder Pain – Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy? Bursitis? What is going on with my shoulder?! Has your Doctor told you that you have Bursitis or a Rotator cuff tendinopathy or tear? Have you been unable...

I've Popped a Disc

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
30/01/2020 10:57 AM
“I’ve popped a disc” – why this language is damaging for our patients Whether it be saying it yourself or hearing it from someone you know, most people are familiar with the phrase “I’ve popped a...

Movement is Medicine

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
15/01/2020 11:00 AM
Old or young, the benefits of movement and physical activity cannot be overstated. There is overwhelming evidence to support the effects of exercise on many of our body systems, including the...

More to Muscles than Meets the Eye

Posted By Melanie Roberts,
25/11/2019 09:00 AM
Back pain is one of the most common and debilitating conditions that strikes the population today.  In this day and age we put more stress on our backs by sitting at desks for hours on end,...

A Pain in the Neck

Posted By Melanie Roberts ,
18/11/2019 09:00 AM
Neck pain is a common problem in the current population. Occurrence of neck pain is thought to be on the rise, with occupation playing a major role. As we spend increased amounts of time in a seated...

Sciatica - What is it?

Posted By Melanie Roberts,
11/11/2019 09:00 AM
Sciatica is a term often used to describe any pain down the leg. However, there are numerous causes of leg pain and Sciatica is a specific diagnosis. The sciatic nerve exits the spine at the lower...

Do you have poor posture?

Posted By Melanie Roberts,
04/11/2019 09:00 AM
Have you ever noticed yourself slouching or standing with one leg out to the side?  Your day to day posture can have more of an effect on your posture than you think.  Having poor posture ca...