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Forward Bend or Flexion, Seated
Forward Bend Plus Rotation, Seated
Backward Bend or Extension. Floor, Seated
Backward bend, Standing
Side Bending Standing
Rotation, Standing
Rotation, Floor and Assisted
Upper Back Strengthening Introduction
Upper Back Strengthening on Floor, Couch
Upper Back Posture

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 […]

Causes and prevention of back pain

Back Pain Back pain is the most common complaint among adults under 45 years. Back pain brings life to a complete halt and interrupts careers. Here is a quick look at the anatomy of the back. Follow the link for a 3D introduction video to the Upper Back or the Lower Back. Our body depends on the spinal column for […]

Back pain and the Computer User

Back pain is the most common complaint among adults under 45 years of age. It can bring everything to a complete halt and interrupt your personal life and career. Here is a quick look at the anatomy of the back. Our body depends on the spinal column for structural stability and mobility. We twist, bend and flex […]

Upper Back – upper and middle back pain

Upper and middle back pain can occur anywhere from the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage. Ribs attach to a long, flat bone in the center of the chest (the sternum) attaching to and wrapping around your back. If a nerve in this area is pinched, irritated, or injured, you may also […]

Posture – introduction

Osteopath and wellness expert Tim Judd will help you understand and implement good everyday postural habits at home and in the workplace. Your posture describes how you present to the tasks that you do in every day life, how you stand, how you sit and how you walk. Do you stand and walk tall or do […]

The Essentials – Upper Back

One of the most common reasons for discomfort and pain in the Upper Back Zone is the forward stoop presentation. This increased curve in the upper back is created by many factors. Poor posture is a huge contributor. Between each vertebra there is also a set of joints, one on each side, commonly called facet joints. These comprise of […]

The Essentials – Neck

Your neck is an essential and vulnerable part of your body. Keep the muscles loose so they don’t jam up and realign your posture to minimize any perpetuating factors coming up from your upper back or shoulders. These specific neck mobilisation stretches are recommended to relieve pain and stiffness. It will release the forward, side […]

The Essentials – Arms and Hands

Most problems in Arms and Hands occur in the forearm and elbow, caused mainly by repetitive strain or occupational over-use syndromes. Pain can be from mildly disturbing to completely debilitating. There are two groups of muscles on the forearm. The flexor group on the front curls the wrist, hand and fingers. The extensor group pull the hand back and […]

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 […]