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Is This My Life Forever?

Is this my life forever? I hear this a lot in my clinic. ’My life will never be the same again…’Recently, a guy fell off a ladder – well to be precise he fell with the ladder – and came into the clinic looking very sheepish and feeling very sorry for himself.I could hear ACC […]

Intelligent Fitness

Intelligent FitnessSo You Want to Get Fitter?In my opinion there are two key elements in making for a successful fitness regime. Both important but not always easy to define. 1st Element- Have FunIf you had to choose an exercise to do, what would it be? What type of exercise do you like doing? (And bringing […]

Watch Out For Ex-spurts

Watch Out For Ex-spurts They are everywhere, around every corner, in cafes, shops and even in your own home.They come at you in many, varied and not so subtle ways. Like Dr Google and YouTube where ex-spurts abound in their thousands . They are on the lounge floor, the lawn or the beach filming themselves while claiming […]

5 Things You Must Know For Good Health

​5 Things You Must Know For Good HealthYes its true.From my twenty years as an osteopath, my obsession with good health, my own brush with burn – out and my wife’s journey with melanoma, there are a few bottom line things that one would be wise to address. That is IF you are interested in fine […]

The Essentials – Legs, Feet and Ankles

A number of common situations can result in foot, ankle and leg problems. First there is the sprained ankle. This is weakness in the muscles and ligaments that should be strapping the joint firmly together. Ligaments, which are an inelastic strapping over joints can be too elastic. This can be an inherited, from a previous […]

Lower Back Problems – Hip Flexors and Abbs

The hip flexors are attached to the front of the lumbar vertebrae and come down through the groin to attach to the thigh. They traverse the sacroiliac joints, where the sacrum joins to the pelvis, they also traverse the hip joints. These muscles have a massive influence area and when tight they compress the entire lower back, […]

What are the Essentials?

The Essential downloads are designed by wellness expert and Osteopath Tim Judd for immediate pain relief. The Essentials are strategic techniques to relieve the parts of your body that are painful, strained or have suffered injury. These Essential techniques are designed to relieve, enable freer movement and improved function. (For ongoing repair and rehabilitation you will need to complete the whole regime in […]

Relief, Repair, Maintenance

The SFL home-based program is designed to meet the needs of your specific situation. Have you got pain because of a recent acute muscle strain, or because of a more complex strain pattern that has developed over many years? Do you want a quick fix or do you want to do some serious repair work? Do you […]

Leg Muscle Tension

Excessive tension in the muscles of the leg limits range of motion in the foot and ankle. This could be preventing the foot from flexing up and down thus placing more strain on the spring dynamic of the foot and also on the muscle attachments to the bone. This commonly presents as Achilles tendon inflammation at the […]

Muscle Crossover

Why do I have a pain in my foot when I actually have a shoulder strain? Because of the muscle crossover, the problems can spread up into the pelvis, hips and lower back or problems can refer down from there. Pain in the groin can be any number of issues coming from a range of […]