How Important is a Mattress to your back? A lot of people always ask me about posture at work in the prevention of back pain, but what a lot of people do not think about is their mattress. It is important to make sure that you have a good mattress that will provide you with […]
How to Lift Safely to Avoid Back Pain Lifting is a common cause of injury-related back pain. It is almost impossible to avoid lifting and carrying in everyday life, but proper lifting technique will help to reduce your risk of injury. When you’re lifting heavy objects bear in mind the following tips: 1. Tuck in […]
Migraines and Headaches from Neck Pain Headaches are defined as pain in the head, scalp and in or around the eyes or ears. Serious causes of headaches are very rare. There are many different types of headaches, and many different causes. The most common type of headache seen at Melbourne Osteo is a tension headache. […]
What are shin splints and how can they be treated?
Back Pain Treatment – Rest or Exercise? The old fashioned treatment for back pain was prolonged rest. But bed rest for more than a day or two is not good, because: – Your bones get weaker – Your muscles get weaker – You get stiff – You lose physical fitness – You get depressed – […]