Back pain is incredibly common. In Australia the ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) estimated that 3.7 million Australians have back problems. That’s 16% of the entire population! Further to this 70-90% of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lives. This problem isn’t just limited to Australia either, with back […]Read more "3 Ways to Help Your Back Pain"
Stretching is a good thing. Most of us do it at some point. Whether it’s before a run or gym session, after a long day at the office when your neck and back get sore or perhaps it’s after you’ve been on your feet the whole day and your feet are killing. Stretching is a […]Read more "Are you stretching your way to an injury?"
Nearly everyone has had it, you go outside and exercise and then the next day you’re sore in muscles that you didn’t even know you had. It’s an incredibly common side effect to become sore the day, or two, after exercises. Health professionals term this Delayed Onset Muscles Soreness, or DOMS. DOMS usually peaks in […]Read more "DOMS: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness"
We’re in the middle of the fitness BOOM! It seems that Australians are spending more and more on fitness and exercising. The estimated expenditure on gyms, equipment and fads is over $8.5 billion per year. However, is seems as Australians we’re as unhealthy as we’ve ever been. Recent figures report that 2 out of every […]Read more "CrossFit and Functional Fitness"
Low back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions. Over 80% of people experience back pain at some point in their lives and as a result there are many myths and misconceptions out there surrounding back pain. Firstly, scans aren’t always needed! People often believe that imaging (whether that is MRI’s, X-rays or […]Read more "Myths About Low Back PAIN"
It happens all the time in clinic; people get the fitness bug (usually around new years: new year, new you… yeah we get it). But unfortunately they get 4 weeks into their new training regime and it starts to all fall apart. Either because they either loose motivation, or worse yet, get struck down […]Read more "How to stop your fitness kick falling flat on its face"
The number one question I get asked, other than what’s the difference between Physio’s and Chiropractors ? , is how long it will take to rehabilitate an injury or in short when will I be back to 100%. With the football finals right around the corner I though what better time to address this. I […]Read more "How long will I be out for?"