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  • Stretch of the Month – Chin Nod

    The Chin Nod Stretch Lie down with a soft pillow under your neck, and with your knees bent up. Gently and slowly nod your head forward as if to say ‘yes’. Feel the muscles at the front of your neck. Stop the nodding action just before you feel the front muscles hardening. Hold the nod […]

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  • Add Spinach to Your Diet

    Aside from being rich in vitamin C, which is the number one vitamin that boosts immune function, spinach is also packed with antioxidants and beta carotene that are significant in the infection-fighting capabilities of our immune system. You may add spinach to your smoothie ingredients or just lightly cook it when use in other dishes […]

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  • Whiplash Injuries

    Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of head and neck injuries resulting from an acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. These forces may result in painful injuries to the muscles, ligaments, and joints of the neck and other spinal areas. However, sometimes they may result in no injury or pain at […]

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  • Back Pain and Injury

    Back pain can present in a variety of ways and it will be a little different for each person. It can range from a mild backache to intense and debilitating pain but rest assured, back pain doesn't always mean you've damaged something and the majority of back injuries are minor - even if they are extremely painful!

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  • Towards Wellness – Laughter

    Laughter is indeed the best medicine It can relieve stress, boost your immune function, ease pain, burn calories, and improve your mood. To bring more laughter in your life, indulge in funny activities such as watching funny movies, being with funny people, and spend time with kids!

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  • Core Strength

    There are many myths and misconceptions about core stability and strength that have become popular in the fitness and rehabilitation industries in recent years. Everywhere you look, someone is imploring you to ‘train your core’. Osteopaths are seeing an increasing number of people who have fallen victim to an often misguided approach to exercise. Back, […]

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  • Stretch of the Month – Lats

    Latissimus Dorsi Stretch Stand approximately 3 feet from a wall Place both hands on the wall one on top of the other as high as you can reach. Step back with one foot. Bend at the hips, keeping your chest up and chin tucked in. Take a deep breath, exhale slowly and let your back […]

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  • Man’s Best Friend

    If their wagging tails and heart-warming company wasn’t enough to encourage you to get a dog, take heed of research that shows canines actually keep us healthier and help us live longer — no matter how old you are.

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  • Golf and Osteopathy

    Golf is a sport with many health and wellbeing benefits. A reported 60 million people of all ages play golf across the world, with many their 80s and 90s. The health benefits have been widely reported in recent years with an 18 hole round amounting to 6-8 km of walking, requiring over 8,000-12,000 steps and […]

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