Dry needling is a treatment technique that involves the insertion of an acupuncture needle into a part of the body. At VSRC all of our Osteopaths are trained in the technique and it is a great to use in conjunction with other treatment techniques for your ailments.  Dry needling can be great to use in.. read more →

Sleep disturbance affects a large proportion of the Australian population, with a study finding that 57.5% of participants reported at least 1-4 poor nights of sleep every week! Paying attention to sleep hygiene is one of the most straightforward ways that you can set yourself up for better sleep- for both getting to sleep and.. read more →

Activewear and compression garments have become increasingly popular in the last few years and many of us would admit to wearing them all day due to the comfort. However it is really important to note that when you are pregnant, not all compression garments are recommended for use whereas others can be used as a.. read more →

Torticollis is a condition that affects the neck of both children and adults, whereby the resting position of the neck is stuck into sidebending. It can also be referred to as congenital muscular torticollis or “wry neck”. For children with torticollis, the muscle at the front of the neck called the SCM (sternocleidomastoid) becomes shortened.. read more →

One of the most common questions I hear from parents while treating their babies is “Is the shape of their head ok?”. Slight miss-shapedness is easily noticed by parents or they may have heard comments from a family member or friend. This can be really concerning to parents, especially when the shape is quite distorted,.. read more →