When it comes to using cold or heat on an injury or to help with pain relief, it can be confusing as to which one you should choose.

Some people will tell you ice is best, others will tell you heat is best, and some will say not to use anything, and let the body do...

You may have seen this coloured tape on a player in a sporting match you watched, a competitor in the local running race, or even a family member with an injury….So what is it?

Kinesiology tape, sometimes referred to as ‘K-tape’, Kinesio ä Tape, Rock Tape, or variou...

When it comes to recovering from pain or an injury, I strongly believe movement should form a large part of the recovery.

Whether that is in the form of gentle movements, walking, continuing to engage in activities you are already doing, or taking up new activities...

If you can't view the video, here is a summary...

We hope you had a wonderful end to 2018 and have started 2019 fresh and (hopefully) injury and pain free!

Attached to this email you will find a short 'self-management' and advice E-book, discussing acute pain, sl...


Survey data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that approximately 65% of Australians over the age of 15 years of age had low, or sedentary (practically ‘zero’) levels of physical activity (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2013). More than HALF of Au...

1. Get it checked

Low back pain presents in many ways, and can be caused by many different factors. Some of these factors include:

  • Work-related movements, activities and postures

  • Emotional and mental stress (as stress decreases our pain tolerance, meaning we...

Low back pain doesn’t need to be an ongoing burden for you and affect daily living and work. There are many options available, both in the clinic and through referrals and self-care activities, to help you live with less pain.

Here, in the clinic we carry out a thor...

Once you become more aware of postures or movements that may be contributing to your back discomfort or flare ups you can take measures to avoid those aggravating factors. If repeated spinal flexion movements or positions that require sustained flexion are some tha...

Lower back pain is arguably the most common complaint we see in the clinic. Low back disorders are the third leading cause of disease burden in Australia, with approximately 1 in 6 Australians experiencing back problems (1), so you’re not alone if you are suffering...

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