You may have seen a recent article in the Age about someone attending a stretch therapist with amazing results. Stretch therapy is a form of manual therapy which focuses on muscles and fascia to evoke a change in the resting length. They claim to use a combination of static stretching (when a therapist moves a.. read more →

22 Oct 2021
October 22, 2021

What is a facet sprain?

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Back injuries are extremely common in the population, with studies showing up to 80% of people will have an episode of back pain in their lifetime. Most people have heard of or know of someone who has damaged their disc, whether it’s a bulge or herniation and this can be what people think of immediately.. read more →

15 Oct 2021
October 15, 2021

Knee Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis (OA or degenerative arthritis) is a degenerative disease that is characterized by the gradual decrease in cartilage on the bone surface of the femur (thigh bone) and it’s articulation with the tibia (shin bone).  Cartilage is the structure that protects your bones and helps cushion them with movement and activities. The breakdown of cartilage.. read more →

Finding the right pillow and mattress can be really hard work, or a real pain in the neck! The average person spends on average between 7 and 9 hours sleeping so theoretically it is just as, if not more important to ensure good sleeping postures and habits as it is work ergonomics.  Choosing the wrong.. read more →

Acute low back pain is one of the most common conditions that we see at the clinic. Often, it is the first time the patient has experienced pain in their lower back at this intensity and it can be frightening and concerning. Sometimes all we want to do is find a comfortable position and stay.. read more →