Sticks & Stones May Break My Bones

Sticks & Stones May Break My Bones

But the real culprit could be something more sinister…             Osteoporosis is often a silent disease. Although there are machines that are able to detect brittle bones and one’s risk of developing this disease, there is usually no...
Pilates for Low Back Pain

Pilates for Low Back Pain

          Over the past few decades pilates has helped many people from post-natal mothers to professional athletes. It has continued to prove its adaptability being included in rehabilitation programs and also in the repertoire of the elite...
Dr Google – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Dr Google – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

“Dr. Google”…. the Good, the Bad and the Ugly! If you own a computer…I’m sure you’ve typed in a medical related question into the old Google Box at some point in your life.  Was “Dr. Google” correct?  Did he assess your individual case and provide you with the...
Disc Degeneration – What does that mean?

Disc Degeneration – What does that mean?

The Doctor Says I have “Disc Degeneration”!  Now What? Believe it or not, this is a very common finding on X-rays, CT scans and MRI’s.  The term “degenerative disc disease” sounds terribly painful and frightening!  Some patients assume they are doomed to have pain for...
Ankle Injury – Are you off on the right foot?

Ankle Injury – Are you off on the right foot?

The great Australian sporting season is upon us and the ankle is one of the most common sites of injuries during games and training or even on your worksite. Types of ankle injuries can include: Acute ankle sprains (lateral ankle sprains/tears and high ankle sprains)...