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Will you take the challenge? Pause – Breathe – Reset- Heal

By Rayne Watkin, Osteopath “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” Thich Nhat Hanh I do not claim to know everything, but after 25 years of laying my hands on people (as an Osteopath for the last 15 years and a Massage Therapist previously), something I have [...]

March 16th, 2019|Osteopathy, Wellbeing|0 Comments

Osteopathy Natural

Osteopathy is a form of manual healthcare which recognises the important link between the structure of the body and the way it unctions. Dr. Jelena Parry Osteopathy is a whole body system of manual therapy that uses hands-on techniques to assess, diagnose and treat the entire musculoskeletal system which includes the muscles, joints, internal organs [...]

March 7th, 2019|Osteopathy|0 Comments

Glute function and running

I’m sure you can agree that we have all had some form of tightness or niggle after doing exercise especially running post a time of inactivity – whether it be after a long week at work or just coming off two weeks of Christmas puddings and relaxing on the beach. We have evolved over thousands [...]

January 24th, 2019|Conditioning, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

What Is “The Core” And Why Is It So Important?

“Tighten your core”, “brace your core”, “turn on your core” – these are variations of what I hear in Pilates classes, gym classes and from personal trainers. But what the hell is the core – and why should you “turn it on”? The “core” is made up of several muscles of the abdomen and neck, [...]

November 30th, 2017|Conditioning|0 Comments

Why Do You Keep Getting Injured?

What do you think is the biggest predictor for future injury? No, it is not your weight No, it is not your BMI No, it is not your activity (or lack there of) levels No, its not your age No, its not the fact you have Osteoarthitis No, its not if you are a male [...]

November 9th, 2017|Sports Injuries|0 Comments

3 Tips for Ankle Sprains

An inversion ankle sprain (rolled inwards) is one of the most common injuries seen on the sporting field or court. Due to often a great deal of dynamic change of direction and a whole host of other feet to trip on, the ankle inversion sprain is often inevitable – but there is another reason why [...]

October 24th, 2017|Sports Injuries|0 Comments

3 Things You Can Do Right Now For Your Low Back Pain

Low back pain – most likely you will get some pain in your low back in your lifetime – in fact 70-90% is the stat in Australia! And if you have had low back pain in the past, the likelihood of another episode of low back pain is just as high! So what can you [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Back Pain, Conditioning, Exercise|0 Comments

Can you over stretch? Mmmmm…..Yes!

“You should stretch more” – what I would say to anyone with any semblance of lack of mobility! I sprouted this for years without hesitation – until the patient’s I have advised would start coming back with mixed results; Some would feel great Some would feel great…….for 10 minutes Some would get sore…..but then feel [...]

September 26th, 2017|Conditioning|0 Comments

Tight hips? To Stretch or Strengthen……that is the question!

“My hips always feel tight, or pinch when I walk, sit or squat at the gym. What the hell?” We hear this a lot in practice! “I always feel I need to stretch my hips, especially at the front. It feels good………..for 10 minutes only. What the hell?” We hear this a lot as well! [...]

September 19th, 2017|Conditioning, Exercise, Osteopathy, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

Suboccipital + Erector Spinae Release

Do you suffer from upper back tension, neck pain or headaches? As this is a very familiar complaint in our clinic, we like to prescribe this muscular release drill to give immediate symptomatic relief. Although these muscles may not be the underlying cause to the issue, it may be under extreme postural sprain and thus [...]

August 29th, 2017|Video|0 Comments