Looking After Ageing Feet

Looking After Ageing Feet

Ageing is a fact of life. After your feet have carried you millions of kilometres through your life, they can eventually wear down. But there are ways to keep your feet healthy as you age – through proper maintenance, care and regular check-ups.What happens to feet as...
Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common running injury of the lateral knee, comprising approximately twelve percent of all injuries in runners. ITBS pain is normally experienced on the outer side and just above the knee joint. What is the Iliotibial band (ITB)?...
The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym

The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym

The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym Stretching is definitely one of those things that’s easily overlooked when it comes to working out (or ever). Maybe it’s because it only takes a few minutes so you easily brush it off. Or maybe it’s because you...
Muscle Strains & Chiropractic

Muscle Strains & Chiropractic

Muscles make up over half of the weight of a human body and they are required to make even the smallest of movements such as nodding your head or tapping your toe. If too much stretch is put through one of your muscles, you may end up with a painful muscle strain....
Common Running Injuries and Chiropractic

Common Running Injuries and Chiropractic

According to research, 82 percent of runners will experience some form of injury throughout their running career. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite athlete training for a marathon or simply starting out on training for your first 5km event. Although running can be...
Cycling Injuries & Osteopathy

Cycling Injuries & Osteopathy

The Tour Down Under in January is just over, so let us focus on common cycling injuries & what you need to do. One minute you’re in the form of your life, and the next you find yourself struggling to rotate the pedals without pain. Cycling injuries are an...
Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy occurs when there is damage to the nerves to the peripheries. This results in the loss of feeling and temperature sensation to the affected area. The reason for numbness in the feet (peripheral neuropathy) in people with diabetes is still largely...