We treat sports injuries | tennis elbow | ankle sprain | knee pain
Posted on Friday 08, September, 2023

If you’re a novice or elite athlete (or somewhere in between) a sports injury at some point will pop up, especially if you’re returning to sport after taking a break. Sports injuries can usually be split into two groups: acute – happens suddenly such as a fall or you get knocked chronic – develops gradually […]

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Get back to footy.
Posted on Wednesday 24, May, 2023

Returning to footy after injury. We live and breathe footy. We play footy. Our kids play footy. We sponsor footy and most importantly we treat a lot of footy players. We treat young auskickers, junior footy, school footy, amateur, and professional footy players.  Our aim is to work with you to have back on the […]

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Shoulder injuries and osteopathy
Posted on Tuesday 29, November, 2022

Shoulder pain is a common injury that people of all ages and fitness levels can suffer. Whether caused by sporting activities, such as throwing or swimming, or daily activities, such as lifting boxes or mowing the lawns. What can cause shoulder pain? Shoulder pain can be caused by a variety of factors you may not […]

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Who should I see – an osteopath, physiotherapist or chiropractor?
Posted on Monday 24, October, 2022

Who should I see – an osteopath, physiotherapist or chiropractor? One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘what is the difference between an osteopath, a physiotherapist and a chiropractor?’ followed by ‘who should I see?’ It’s a big question and often answered by more questions. You are not only looking at three […]

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Tendon pain and tendinopathy
Posted on Wednesday 19, May, 2021

Tendons are the tissue which connect muscle to bone such as the patella tendon which connects the quadriceps muscle to the tibia and the Achilles tendon which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone (calcaneus). Common types of tendon pain seen in clinical practice include Runner’s knee (patella tendinopathy), rotator cuff (shoulder) tendinopathy, Achilles […]

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Posted on Sunday 18, April, 2021

Aching knees? Stiff hips? Pain and stiffness in the joints which is worse in the morning might be due to osteoarthritis (OA), which is the medical name for age-related change in the joints and cartilage particularly affecting the knees, hips and fingers (1). People with previous joint injuries or people who do repetitive movements in […]

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Running and knee pain
Posted on Thursday 11, March, 2021

Anyone can experience knee pain whilst running. It does not discriminate against age or gender. The reasons for developing pain or injury vary and may range from lack of proper warm-up or cool down, doing too much too quickly or an underlying condition. How an osteopath may assist: This is where we come in! The […]

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Osteopath Sam Baker joins the Spring Osteo team.
Posted on Tuesday 16, June, 2020

What a time to join the team, in the middle of a global pandemic but we are grateful Sam Baker is here and able to jump straight in and begin assisting our patients. Sam is an osteopath that thrives on seeing you improve and regain confidence in your body’s abilities through his osteo treatments. He […]

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Tension headaches, migraines and osteopathy
Posted on Sunday 03, May, 2020

Do you suffer from tension headaches or migraines? What can osteopathy do for you? Tension headaches are characterised by a mild to moderate pain intensity around both sides of the head, which can be described by a dull, pressure like headache without any neurological symptoms and can be reoccurring (1). Around 67% in men and […]

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A hot topic: Should I use heat or ice for my back pain?
Posted on Sunday 05, April, 2020

  Summary   There is stronger evidence to support the use of heat therapy rather than ice therapy or creams that give the sensation of heat for the treatment of back pain   Using a heat pack that wraps around the back >2 hrs a day for 5-14days is an effective way to manage low […]

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The journey to my first marathon
Posted on Tuesday 21, November, 2023

Osteo Sarah’s journey to her first full marathon Sarah Lawson, Osteopath Sarah had a seamless training program ending in elation on the day but reality soon followed. Here’s her story. Last month I achieved a long-time goal of completing my first full marathon. I had never run a marathon before so it was crucial for […]

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