Tennis Elbow, also called lateral epicondylitis, is an injury to the muscles on the back of the forearm that extend the wrist and fingers. The site of injury is typically the lateral epicondyle (shown in picture above), a bony bump on the outside of the elbow where the...

The pelvic floor has an important role in urogenital health, respiration and spinal/postural stability. Pelvic floor problems can affect these functions.


 

Sciatica is the name given to any sort of pain that is caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve – which runs down the back of your thigh into the back of the knee where it splits into two branches and descends into the lower leg and foot.

Sciatic pain...

November 15, 2017

Do you suffer from neck pain and/or headaches?  There can be many different causes for this. Most headaches can be irritating and debilitating and mostly an indication that the muscles of the body are awry rather than a sign of a serious problem. However, if you do exp...

Low back pain is one of the most common complaints that individuals experience today. If you have ever experienced low back pain you will know that it can be debilitating. You may not even notice it immediately after an injury because the body is great at compensating...

In late 2015, Sammy and I purchased a small parcel of land in the township of Canungra, nestled in the foothills of Lamington National Park in the Gold Coast Hinterland. We also purchased (and saved) a beautiful, 101-year-old Queenslander school building from Bulimba S...

Definition:

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is a term used to describe damage sustained by tissues, such as tendons, ligaments and nerves, from repetitive demand over time. The damage results in inflammation and tissue changes which can lead to a wide range of symptoms s...

One of the most profound gifts my mother and father ever gave me was teaching me about gratitude.

It started when I was about 7 years old.  They gave me and my seven siblings a journal each. Every night before bed we were asked to write three things we were grateful for...

The topic of water fluoridation is a major public health issue, particularly in the Northern Rivers of NSW, where recent votes in various local councils have just approved fluoridation in the local water supply.  The community is divided about the presence of fluoride...

Physical changes in pregnancy

During pregnancy a woman’s body undergoes some dramatic physical changes to accommodate a developing foetus. However, these natural physical changes in pregnancy are not always comfortable. The growing belly and additional weight that pregn...

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