Do I need to see a Doctor?

One of the most common queries we get when people ring up our clinics is “I’m not really sure if this is a physio thing, or a doctor thing, or maybe I just need a massage, but . . . ?” so I thought it… Read more »

What does Massage do, really?

Massage and therapeutic touch have been used for thousands of years, and until recently we thought we pretty much knew what was going on! Therapists have been describing to patients that their skillful manipulation of the tissues of the body would cause any and all… Read more »

Pain – Is it in your brain?

Stop. Before you click on the “close” button because you think this is just one more well meaning health professional who has never had to endure anything like the pain you go through every day, telling you that you can think your way out of… Read more »

The Cult of Pilates

Most people have heard of Clinical Pilates, but what makes it Clinical? And why is it so popular?

Which injury causes the most pain?

A question often asked in the clinic is “what is the most painful injury you treat?”, or “they say this is worse than child-birth, is that true?”

Do you REALLY have a Migraine?

Headaches are a crippling problem for those who suffer them regularly,  causing pain, vomiting, blurred vision, and sensitivity to light and loud noise. They are responsible for over 25 million lost days of work in the UK (few statistics exist for Aus) per year, and… Read more »

Caught a Chill in your Back?

One of the persistent old wives tales we hear when people come in with undefined low back or neck pain is that they think they may have “caught a chill” in the back. The central conceit of this non-condition is that cold draughts or weather… Read more »