Increase Your Thoracic Rotation!

Ever reached into the back of the car and thought – “I’m sure that used to be easier” or felt stiff in your usually easy yoga poses or perhaps its beyond restriction and you now have pain in your mid back area?! Who ever you are, pain or no pain, noticed restriction or not, you… Read More

Gentle neck traction at home!

As requested by one of my patients, this is a way you can achieve gentle neck traction at home. Here I’ve used a medium/high strengthens theraband and a car seatbelt cover to create comfort. You just need to find somewhere to attach it at home. Ideas could be the stair railing, the bed post, a… Read More

Bending over backwards

Normally this phrase is used to mean something a little bit different – today I am meaning it in the literal sense – yes seriously, we are talking about bending backwards. Many people have developed a fear of bending backwards – like it’s something we weren’t designed to do, or maybe it’s that we spend… Read More

HIT for health

The more I read, the more I am convinced that HIT or High Intensity Training is good for us humans! Granted more research is needed but what the smaller studies are showing, including Australian studies, is that it can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, increase your VO2max, change your gut bacteria to a… Read More

Bone Broth Benefits with Recipe

There is no doubt that it’s starting to get colder. Blue sky is a now a rare thing I drop everything for to chase that 5-10 minutes of vitamin D or opportunity to walk the dogs in comfort! I don’t know about you, but I have a real love/hate relationship with winter. On the one… Read More

TOS – Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Clinical Myotherapist Sarah Hall explains what Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or TOS is and what can be done to relieve the pain and symptoms. Read More

Quick & easy hip alignment routine – video

Do you ever experience groin or hip pain during or after running, deadlifts or squats? Do you feel like you never get a good hip flexor stretch even though to you they feel tight? It might be a hip alignment issue. Even if you don’t have any symptoms it may improve the quality of your… Read More

Myotherapy & Osteopathy

I’ve labelled this blog Myotherapy & Osteopathy because they work so well together. I personally get a Osteopath treatment every 1-3 months and I get a Myotherapy session every 2-6 weeks depending on how much training I’m doing and if I have any niggles from old injuries. Many of our current patients use both Myotherapy… Read More

Is Myotherapy suitable for children?

Just like adults, children and adolescents can also experience musculoskeletal imbalances, conditions and pain. So how do you tell what your child is going through and what health professional to take them to? If you child has had a fall or an accident in sport where there is a possibility of a broken bone it’s… Read More

Improve you push-up posture with these simple tips

Push-ups are a great exercise when done properly. They strengthen a wide variety of shoulder, arm and core muscles; they can be done anywhere, anytime and they’re easy to adjust sets, reps and difficulty to continue to get maximum benefit. Unfortunately in the gym and the Pilates studio I rarely see a push-up done correctly.… Read More