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Mobile Phone Use Causing Tripping Accidents

Mobile Phone Use Causing Tripping Accidents

Following on from last week’s post featuring the channel 9 news report on ‘text neck’ featuring our centre’s own director Shane Buntman, this week we look another issue where mobile device use is adversely changing our movement and posture. And this problem extends beyond the neck. There are some rather obvious safety issues with mobile phone use when driving and cycling. Now this list has expanded…

Active April at Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre

Active April at Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre

As the mornings get colder and darker it’s easy to find excuses to not get out of bed and continue that summer exercise routine. At Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre, our staff have decided to sign up for Premier’s Active April to ensure we keep that summer training momentum going. Premier’s Active April encourages all Victorians to do 30-minutes of physical activity per…

Treating The Jaw With Osteopathy

Treating The Jaw With Osteopathy

Many people are often surprised to find out that Osteopaths treat the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), more commonly known as the jaw. However, there are a number of excellent reasons that an Osteopath may assess and treat the jaw HEADACHES TEMPORAL HEADACHES The temporalis muscle spans the temporal region and tight bands called trigger points often exist within this muscle. The…

Improving Sleep – Part 2

If you are one of the many people who suffers from interrupted sleep or difficulty getting to sleep, then completing a simple sleep diary can be an important first step in overcoming these problems. Dr Brendan O’Loughlin came across this effective and simple Sleep Diary on the NPS Medicinewise website.  “NPS MedicineWise is an independent, not-for-profit and evidence-based organisation.” Their aim…

Food Cravings

Food Cravings

We found this article recently that explains what certain food cravings might be trying to tell you. You can read the full article here. “Intense food cravings can be a sign you’re deficient in certain nutrients.” It covers all the classic cravings like chocolate, lollies, meat and carbs as well as some more obscure ones like ice and cheese. If…