(03) 9939 1289Book Now

Health & Well being

Tendon health, strength and training

Tendon health, strength and training

By Dr Brendan O’Loughlin (Osteopath)  | What is a tendon? Tendons are simply the ends of a muscle that attach to bone. When a muscle contracts it uses the tendon to pull on the bone in order to produce movement.  A simple way to visualise this is to picture yourself hopping: you’ve taken off from the ground and are on…

Headache treatment and prevention

Headache treatment and prevention

By Dr Julia Adams (Osteopath)  | Headaches are one of the most common central nervous system disorders. Approximately 50% of adults experience at least one headache each year and 1 in 20 adults experience headaches daily (WHO, 2007 & 2014). There are many things we can do to manage and treat headaches.  Techniques to help self-manage headaches Hydration – Keeping…

Setting up a daily exercise routine

Setting up a daily exercise routine

By Dr Jessica Fetterplace (Osteopath & Exercise Physiologist)  | We all know that exercise is healthy, however, when our normal routines get interrupted, exercise can easily be overlooked. With COVID-19 restrictions closing gyms, fitness centres and other sporting facilities, we have all had to get a bit creative and self motivated when it comes to exercise. Even as an exercise…

Metro Melbourne COVID-19 Update – 28/09/2020

Metro Melbourne COVID-19 Update – 28/09/2020

As of Monday the 28th of September you can have treatment to: Prevent a significant deterioration in you function independence which would result in an escalation of care needs (Such as increased frequency in treatment, a significant increase in pain, specialist input, or a substantial increase in recovery time as a result of delayed care. Assessment and diagnosis, particularly for…

Why do muscles get tight?

Why do muscles get tight?

By Cassie Robertson (Remedial Massage Therapist) | Everyone has experienced it and we’d prefer it didn’t happen, but just why do muscles get sore, tight or tense? To better understand muscle soreness, tightness and tension, let’s consider what some of the triggers are. Dehydration “Be sure to drink plenty of water.” You probably hear this after almost every Osteopathy or…