It’s like a seesaw. As the mercury drops, the aches and pains rise. The coldness of winter multiplies the aches and pains we may experience. Research from Tufts University in Boston in 2007 showed that for every 10 degree drop in temperature, there was an incremental increase of the reporting of arthritic symptoms. So how.. read more →

These are some of the sciatic nerve and posterior chain stretches and mobility exercises that we like to prescribe to patients. While these exercises maybe useful in reducing symptoms of lower back pain and sciatica, they can also exacerbate them. Make sure you check with one of the practitioners at Victoria Sports and Rehabilitation Clinic before completing.. read more →

These are some of the lumbar spine mobility exercises we like to use with patients and athletes. Make sure you check with one of the practitioners at Victoria Sports and Rehabilitation Clinic before completing any of these. Repetition Suggestions Back Rolls X 10 Knees Side to Side X 10 each side Straight Leg Dynamic X 5.. read more →

Osteopathy Awareness Week – 14 – 18 April 2013 Many people are unaware of the range of complaints that an Osteopath can treat and manage. Some of these include: Back and neck pain Carpel Tunnel Syndrome Headaches Heel and foot pain Knee pain Postural problems Pregnancy/ post natal care Repetitive strain injuries Sciatica Shin splints.. read more →

Counterstrain is a technique that was developed by Osteopath Lawrence Jones in 1955. It is a simple technique that is used to release muscles in a gentle way, with minimal discomfort. It may be performed if your Osteopath finds a tender point in one of your muscles, these are known as trigger points. Your Osteopath.. read more →