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Running and knee pain

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! […]

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Who should I see – an osteopath, physiotherapist or chiropractor?

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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Osteopath Sam Baker joins the Spring Osteo team.

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?

  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

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

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.

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

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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Osteopathy for pregnancy and mums

Having a baby and being a mum brings so much joy, love and laughter into your life. Unfortunately this time can also be very taxing on your body. Osteopathy may help you through pregnancy and many stages of being a mum. Once pregnant, your expanding uterus and extra weight shifts your centre of gravity, which stretches out […]

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The Nappy Collective Surrey Hills drop off point | Spring Osteo Clinic

We are The Nappy Collective Surrey Hills drop off point. We are proud to be supporting this great cause again! We are one of 340+ drop off points across Australia collecting nappies on behalf of The Nappy Collective.  At the end of the two week campaign we will deliver all our nappies to a central location where The […]

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