Healing the 3 most common holiday headaches

You know it’s Christmas in Australia when the only thing hotter than the roast ham is the temperature outside; but, did you know that this time of year can also be one of the worst when it comes to suffering from headaches and pains? There’s nothing worse than being struck with a headache during the office Christmas party or while …

Working on your core?

Lower back pain- working on your core? Everyone talks about core training but did you know the core can be divided into 2 groups of muscles; superficial and deep. The inner/deep core muscles are: • Diaphragm • Multifidus • Transverse abdominals • Pelvic floor     The deep core muscles are “anticipation” muscles; they are low load, non- directional muscles …

Breathing: The Forgotten Art

The human body can live for weeks without food, days without water but only minutes without oxygen. And, while we spend a great deal of time and attention on what we eat and drink, we pay almost no attention to how we breathe. I recently attended a course devoted to the art of breathing, led by a man known as …

Shin splints?

Commonly overlooked is the Interosseous Membrane (IM), which is a broad, thin tissue that separates the tibia and fibula bone in the lower leg. The characteristics of the IM are similar to that of a thick ligament- it provides stability but it also helps to bear and distribute load via its fibres. Within the IM are different types of nerves …