21 Jan 2021
January 21, 2021

Hip Dysplasia (DDH)

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Developmental hip dysplasia or DDH is a condition in babies which affects the hip joint. It occurs when during growth, the ball and socket joint develops an abnormality. The femoral head (the ball part at the top of our thigh bone) is not stable within the socket (the cup part which is made up of.. read more →

Have you ever looked at a pair of runners and thought “it’s about time I replace those”? How long do you think you get out of a pair of runners or do you judge it on distance covered or replace them once your big toe is poking out of the top? Harley, our resident runner,.. read more →

20 Dec 2020
December 20, 2020

Summer Exercise Tips

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With the year that we have all had, spending a lot of time working from home or helping the kids with their schoolwork and not getting to the gym, we may be a bit out of shape for some of our favourite summer physical activities. Now we can get back into it, our bodies may.. read more →

2020 has been a crazy year for us all, and so many have chosen new ‘health kicks’ to help get us though. Many of us are walking and running more, making most of our hour of exercise outdoors. But have you stopped to think about what impact it is having on your bones? Our bones.. read more →

“I have creaky knees, it must be time for a cleanout!” This is something that we hear time and time again in the clinic from patients suffering from creaky, clicky or grinding knees. Knee arthroscopies (or commonly referred to as cleanouts) were previously common practice for this, recommended by general practitioners and surgeons as the.. read more →

Having a strong, well functioning core is extremely important for back strength, pelvic stability and posture. We constantly recommend core exercises for our patients to help with their injuries and the best thing is that so many of the exercises can be completed at home with little to no equipment. When commencing any exercise routine,.. read more →

As Osteopaths, we regularly see people to help with the management of their back pain and spinal related annoyances such as stiffness and decreased range of motion. Since lockdowns started, we have collectively all been seeing much more back pain and stiffness related to immobility. Within the clinic, there are many treatment styles that we.. read more →

Foam rollers are really useful pieces of gym and training equipment that can be used in many different ways. They come in many different sizes, lengths, textures and firmness that make it easy to choose which one you need depending on what you are wanting to use it for.  Traditionally, foam rollers are most commonly.. read more →

The Tempero-mandibular joint (TMJ) is the anatomical name for your jaw. It is composed of the mandible and temporal bone, which is part of the cranium. It has some of the strongest muscles in the body such as the masseter, pterygoids, temporalis and hyoid muscles. These help move the jaw for speaking, eating and yawning.. read more →

Back pain is one of the most common conditions that we treat at the clinic and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. One of the most common misconceptions that we hear from patients is that the best thing is rest (commonly bed rest) and pain medication until the episode subsides. Recent research that has.. read more →