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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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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Exercise Physiologist or Physio job opportunity
Posted on Friday 09, September, 2022

Exercise Physiologist / Physio job opportunity We’re always on the lookout for a qualified Exercise Physiologist or Physio to work in our busy Surrey Hills studio. The shifts are a combination of 1:1 and 1:3 sessions in our small studio. We are offering an immediate start and flexible days and times The right person is […]

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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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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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Improving your workplace ergonomics
Posted on Monday 23, March, 2020

What is ergonomics? The term “ergonomics” is derived from two Greek words, “ergon,” meaning work, and “nomoi,” meaning natural laws. In simple terms ergonomics is dealing with the science behind the design and positioning of equipment in your workplace. Why does my workplace ergonomics affect me? The average employee may spend 6-8 hours of the […]

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Spring Osteo in Leader Newspapers
Posted on Thursday 05, March, 2020

Progress Leader and Whitehorse Leader We recently received a shout-out in the Progress Leader and Whitehorse Leader Newspapers.                   Progress Leader and Whitehorse Leader, thanks for the local support!  

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Spring Osteo Clinic celebrates ten years.
Posted on Thursday 27, February, 2020

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood News Issue No. 224 February/March 2020 Spring Osteo Clinic, a long-time advertiser in the SHNN celebrated their tenth birthday in January. Husband and wife team Nick Harrison and Catherine O’Donnell started the clinic while still working in their respective external roles. Today, the clinic employs twelve staff and offers a host of […]

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Benefits of exercise physiology when managing cancer
Posted on Thursday 21, November, 2019

Exercise when managing cancer Research shows that correct exercise prescription plays an important role in the prevention of cancer, specifically colorectal, breast and endometrial cancer. There is also emerging evidence associated with the reduced risk of other cancers such as prostate, lung and ovarian cancer when prescribed the right exercise. Our Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) […]

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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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