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How to quit coffee

How to quit coffee

Is your coffee intake getting out of control? Do you need a coffee in order to function at full capacity? Do you feel low on energy if you haven’t had coffee for several hours? If so, then it might be worth quitting coffee. If not for good, then maybe just for a month or so. See if it helps improve…

10 things you should know about acupuncture

10 things you should know about acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient technique with an oriental heritage, but today it is practised all over the world. To practice acupuncture in Australia you must have a bachelor degree in acupuncture and you must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Acupuncture differs from dry needling in many ways, however one primary difference is that after the…

Surgery or physical therapy?

Surgery or physical therapy?

Orthopaedic surgeon Victor van de Graaf speaks with Health Report host Dr Norman Swan about the choice between surgery and physical therapy for meniscal tears. Surprisingly, the health outcomes for both options are similar. Health Report host Dr Norman Swan about the choice between surgery and physical therapy for meniscal tears. Surprisingly, the health outcomes for both options are similar. If…

Selecting the Correct Bicycle Saddle

Selecting the Correct Bicycle Saddle

Bike fit specialists Kinetic Bike Fitting operate out of Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre’s versatile studio space. Ross Hamilton from Kinetic Bike Fitting has put together this detailed article about selecting the correct saddle for your road bike. Saddles are one of the most often overlooked components on a bicycle. However, of all the investments you can make on your bike, a great seat—matched to your body—is…