Contributed by: Claire Richardson
How stress can manifest as physical pain
Why does mental stress take a toll on your physical wellbeing? Your thoughts, emotions and body are intimately linked.
How to save money on tax using your health
We look at the top 5 causes of death in Australia and discuss why 4 are considered to be preventable...
The benefits of stair climbing
Stair climbing is a fantastic aerobic activity which can have fabulous impacts on our health.
What’s the difference between a sprain and a strain?
We take an in-depth look at the difference between a strain and sprain.
How do we prevent fractures in the elderly?
By building up strong bone cells we can protect ourselves from fractures in old age.
Everything you need to know about sciatica
Your guide to understanding sciatic pain.
What does an osteopath do?
Setting the record straight on osteopathy and debunking some common misconceptions.
How to stay healthy over the silly season
Christmas can be a time of celebration and stress. Here are four strategies for staying healthy through the holidays.
Want to get better more quickly? Here are your responsibilities.
Your health practitioner can identify your condition and recommend a treatment, the rest is on you.
How can you stop stiffness?
How can you prevent that yucky, stiff feeling that hits you after a couple of hours at your desk?
Yoga or pilates: which one is for you?
Yoga and Pilates are both "whole body" exercises, but you may have a preference for one or the other.
Quarterzone? Cortisone? What is it anyway?
Find out if cortisone injections will help ease your muscle pain.
Natural remedies for hay fever
Here are three natural ways to manage hay fever.
The three ergonomic mistakes we all make
While there's no "one size fits all" rule, there are some general guidelines to improve ergonomics in your daily life.
When fashion is bad for our health - part 2
Some of the most common fashion choices can have a negative impact on our health.
What happens when osteopaths can't help?
What happens if we can’t help? We tell you exactly who can.
When fashion is bad for our health
Unfortunately, for us girls, fashion often means pain. Here I’ll discuss which trends are downright dangerous for your body.
Is it TMJ or TMD?
When people say they have TMJ, what they probably mean is that they have TMD.
What's the difference between osteopathy, physiotherapy and chiropractic practitioners?
When choosing a practitioner, the main concern you should have is finding someone you trust and are comfortable with.
Mythbusting musculoskeletal misconceptions
There are some common misconceptions out there regarding musculoskeletal injury and how to treat it.
Let's take a look at common misconceptions about musculoskeletal issues and what you should really be doing.
Heat or ice: which is better?
Many people find that heat or ice can improve their ability to cope with the pain of injury.
Flat feet: what are they and do they matter?
People try their darnedest to rectify flat feet. But do they really need to?
Tennis elbow: why you don't have to be an athlete to suffer from it
Tennis elbow is a common injury I treat in practice.More often than not, it’s not actually caused by tennis.
Shakshuka: a winter nutrition idea
This warming nutritious recipe is an Israeli household favourite and can be your breakfast or your dinner.
How to Move More
Advice on how to break the cycle of a sedentary lifestyle..
How to manage Chronic Low Back Pain
Osteopaths can help you find slightly different ways of completing every day tasks to reduce chronic pain.
Acute low back pain management
The distinction between acute and chronic back pain is important, as both types require different management.
What is osteopathy?
Here is my interpretation of what defines and separates us osteopaths from other therapists.