Dry Needling And Myofascial Cupping Are Effective Adjunct Therapies In The Treatment Of Musculoskeletal Complaints.
The application of both Dry needling and Myofascial cupping require further training, and can be useful in complementing manual “hands on” therapy you receive from your practitioner.
Many people who have been to an Osteopath may have been told to “keep hydrated/drink water” at the conclusion of the treatment. For many, it’s a very simple piece of advice, however why is it so important?
Many people have heard of RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), and whilst this was once considered the best practice for acute soft tissue injury rehabilitation and management, research now has suggested to turned away from RICE and towards PEACE & LOVE. An acronym that encompasses the complexity of an acute soft tissue injury, combining both immediate care (PEACE) and subsequent management (LOVE).
With a COVID normal closing in, many typical ways of life slowly return. The recent return of gyms, exercise and sport, combined with the improved weather is a much-needed boost to the community. But, whilst we are all very excited to be returning to exercise, we must be careful not to overdo it or injure ourselves.
Whiplash is commonly caused by motor-vehicle accidents or sporting crashes (snowboarding, skating, bike riding) and can be a literal pain in the neck. Whilst whiplash is descriptive of an acute injury there are also many associated implications that can result, known as whiplash associated disorders (WAD) including motor, sensory, neurological, and psychological impairments.
A higher emphasis is being placed on concussion injuries, and for good reason. Although the long-term side effects of concussion are yet to be fully understood, traumatic injuries to the brain over short period of time can increase the likelihood of serious implications including neurological impairment and brain bleeding. The world is largely focusing on policies and gold standards towards the management, treatment and prevention of concussions and second impact syndrome (a secondary trauma to the head following a concussion).
During November, thousands of Australians gather to support Movember. Whether it’s growing a moustache, getting active or hosting events, Movember looks to educate and help research in the aim to tackle men’s health including mental health, suicide prevention and prostate and testicular cancer. Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer in Australia is the most commonly diagnosed cancer […]