Low back pain

What causes low back pain?

Up to 80% of Australians will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. Of that 80%, about half will experience recurring incidents of pain. Of those who are unlucky enough to experience ongoing episodes of pain, about 20% will develop “Chronic” or, ongoing pain. So what causes it? (Acute or Chronic?) […]


Easy solutions for headaches

Headaches: the bane of many of our lives. Headaches affect nearly all people at some stage within their lifetime, with some sources stating that about 15 per cent of the population is taking some sort of pain relief for a headache at any given time. Headaches decrease your work productivity, reduce your ability to exercise […]

Claire Richardson

Talking osteopathy with Claire Richardson

Welcome to my blog! All good relationships start with a good introduction, so in this, my first blog post, I’ll endeavour to demonstrate who I am and what I am passionate about. I’m Dr Claire Richardson, an osteopath living and working in Melbourne, Australia. I’ve been involved with osteopathy for the best part of a decade now, […]