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Remedial Massage – Why is it So Good?!

Remedial Massage – Why is it So Good?!

What is a Remedial Massage?   What is Remedial Massage, what does it actually entail and why is it beneficial over other styles of massage? There seems to be a lot of confusion over what Remedial massage actually is so let’s break it down – : It is definitely not...

RSI – What is it? And how can I avoid it?

RSI – What is it? And how can I avoid it?

Repetitive Strain Injury, or as it is more commonly known RSI, is a painful condition in which the muscles, nerves and tendons become aggravated through constant repetitive use. There are a number of contributing factors to RSI: Poorly organised work area Poor posture...

Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Knee pain ; All too familiar for the avid runner, can be painful, debilitating and disheartening. Particularly when it prevents you from doing the things you love. You may have experienced the typical sharp pain from a traumatic injury that athletes are all too...

Osteopathy – Putting Balance into Your Life

Osteopathy – Putting Balance into Your Life

With the busyness of life and the many distractions that influence our priorities, sometimes we find our lives get out of balance - and our bodies soon let us know! Symptoms such as stiffness, joint and muscular pain, and headaches start to plague us. When the...

Osteopathy to Relieve Neck Pain

Osteopathy to Relieve Neck Pain

The Benefits of Osteopathy to Relieve Neck Pain Many of us have felt the perils of neck pain. The bones, ligaments, and muscles of your neck support your head and allow for motion. Like many parts of the body, when your neck is out of alignment, under stress or...

Stiff Neck Relief with Gua Sha

Stiff Neck Relief with Gua Sha

Treat Stiff and Painful Neck Conditions with Gua Sha. How many of us suffer from a stiff neck and neck pain? According to TCM, when the neck and upper back become stiff and painful it is usually due to physical weakness, fatigue or strain. Wry neck is also due to...

Asthma Relief

Asthma Relief

Asthma - How can Osteopathy help? Asthma is a respiratory condition caused by spasm of the bronchi of the lungs, resulting in difficulty breathing. According to Asthma Australia, one in nine people suffer from asthma, ranging from childhood through to adults. It is a...

Lower Back Stability – 3 Easy Exercises

Lower Back Stability – 3 Easy Exercises

Stabilise and Strengthen Lower Back How to Strengthen and stabilise your lower back. A common complaint we see often at Optimum Wellbeing is Lower Back Pain. This often occurs due to weakness and over flexibility in the lumbar region of the spine. When the spine is...

Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain -Treat Your Feet Ankle pain associated with ankle injuries is very common. Approximately 80% of ankle pain is attributed to ankle sprains. Most people would have experienced or known someone who has had a sprained ankle in their lifetime....

Mobilise Your Upper Back for a Happy Spine

Mobilise Your Upper Back for a Happy Spine

How do we Mobilise our Upper Backs? Here at the clinic we have been showing a lot of patients how to mobilise their upper back with the use of a Foam Roller. Foam rolling has really increased in popularity recently and here is why. The roller helps mobilise the spine...

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