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Gratitude and pain – are you counting your blessings?

2020-02-19T10:45:31+00:00

Count your blessings. Be thankful. The message about gratitude can be heard these days, loud and clear. Being thankful is such an important practice to hold onto in this fast-paced world in which we live…simply [...]

Gratitude and pain – are you counting your blessings?2020-02-19T10:45:31+00:00

Core Stability & Back Pain

2020-01-21T11:06:05+00:00

The muscles that surround our spine are considered the “core” of our body. It is composed of the abdominal muscles on your front and sides, the erector muscles of the back and even the larger [...]

Core Stability & Back Pain2020-01-21T11:06:05+00:00

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

2017-10-03T22:54:47+00:00

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 [...]

3 Things You Can Do Right Now For Your Low Back Pain2017-10-03T22:54:47+00:00

Stiff And Sore Mid Back? Try This!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

A stiff and sore mid back (or thoracic spine) is one of the most common presenting complaints we get at the Sports & Spinal Group. Whilst obviously being uncomfortable at the this area, a stiff [...]

Stiff And Sore Mid Back? Try This!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Should You Stretch Your Hamstrings?………Maybe!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Every summer, I see sporting teams everywhere running around ovals or in the gym – preparing for the season ahead. Without fail, I see the “classic” team stretch – the old leg on the fence [...]

Should You Stretch Your Hamstrings?………Maybe!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

3 Reasons Why Your Low Back Continues To Hurt

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

3 reasons why your low back continues to hurt Your low back (or Lumbar spine), is a stable area of the the spine in contrast to what lies beneath it (the ball and socket hip [...]

3 Reasons Why Your Low Back Continues To Hurt2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Crunches For A Stronger Back And Core? Ummmmm….. Maybe Not!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

The traditional abdominal crunch – a staple exercise that is being undertaken in most gyms around the world for the last 100 years – mainly to try and attain that gold standard of most gym [...]

Crunches For A Stronger Back And Core? Ummmmm….. Maybe Not!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Low back pain? My back is out! Wait….what?

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Many people with low back pain – either acute on chronic – have been told by a practitioner that their back is “out” – whether it be a joint, disc or muscle. To be very [...]

Low back pain? My back is out! Wait….what?2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Foam Rolling – What Does It Actually Do?

2017-04-24T02:59:42+00:00

In the fitness and health industry, foam rolling has become as popular as yoga pants, kale smoothies and motivational quotes on Instagram. But what does it actually do and do we actually need to do [...]

Foam Rolling – What Does It Actually Do?2017-04-24T02:59:42+00:00

3 Warning Signs Your Glutes Are Not Working

2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

Our Glutes are a super important area of the body. Not only do they look good in jeans, but they actually have many roles: Outwardly rotate the hip (external rotation) Move our legs to the [...]

3 Warning Signs Your Glutes Are Not Working2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

3 Myths Regarding Low Back Pain

2017-03-07T04:32:21+00:00

Over the years I have heard hundreds of different reasons and explanations as to why my patients have, and continue to have low back pain. Over the journey, I have heard to following 3 myths [...]

3 Myths Regarding Low Back Pain2017-03-07T04:32:21+00:00

Why Upper Body Strength Is Important In Cycling And Triathlon

2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

When we think about muscles we need to work on for riding a bike, the last thing we tend to consider are those through our upper body such as through the shoulders, thoracic spine and [...]

Why Upper Body Strength Is Important In Cycling And Triathlon2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

Slipped Disc….I Think Not!

2017-01-31T05:53:47+00:00

It is something we hear in the our clinics a lot – a patient coming in and describing their back pain by saying something to the tune “I have slipped my disc” or “my back [...]

Slipped Disc….I Think Not!2017-01-31T05:53:47+00:00

Low Back Pain and Dr Google

2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

Low back pain is the most common presenting complaint we see in our clinics – it will affect 70-90% of Australians over their lifetime (A.B.S. 2012) and can be debilitating. A lot of our patients [...]

Low Back Pain and Dr Google2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

Sciatica

2017-08-17T05:45:10+00:00

What is it? Sciatica is a term that describes leg pain due to irritation from the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. It is an extremely common presenting complaint in our practices, one [...]

Sciatica2017-08-17T05:45:10+00:00

Low back pain – Where you think it is – it ain’t!

2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

Some information on Low Back Pain 70 -90% of all Australian’s will suffer with LBP in their lifetime (A.B.S. 2012) The biggest predicator of LBP is previous LBP Pain can come from the discs, joints, [...]

Low back pain – Where you think it is – it ain’t!2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

The Death Station Stand Up, Extend & Improve Your Breathing

2019-04-21T11:18:38+00:00

Ahhhhh Sitting.. Sitting, sitting, sitting. Where do we begin? Look at the hunchback man in the picture above. Rounded shoulders, very forward head carriage and a flexed mid back. Oh, and his hips are flexed [...]

The Death Station Stand Up, Extend & Improve Your Breathing2019-04-21T11:18:38+00:00