Posts by Lisa Brennan

Lisa prides herself on not just providing a thorough treatment addressing the symptoms, but also uncovering the cause. Identifying the cause of the complaint is pivotal for recovery. Lisa firmly believes education is the key to better health so time is spent educating in language that you understand.

Lisa is available Mondays (10:30am – 7:00pm).


Why Do I Get Injured When I Exercise?

As Osteopaths, injuries associated with or exacerbated by sports, fitness and exercise are one of the more common complaints that come through our door. I am not talking about the elite athlete but simply the everyday person who like to play tennis, do a HIIT class or...

Struggle With Injuries? Ask Yourself Why.

Several years ago, as an Osteopathic student, I struggled with debilitating pain behind my right shoulder blade. I couldn’t recall any injury, nor could I work out a reason for it. I started seeing an Osteopath who advised me I had an irritated rib. Great I thought!...

Waking Up Stiff Or Sore?

If yes, this is NOT normal! You should be waking up each morning feeling rested and relaxed. If this is not the case, chances are that either your mattress and/or your pillow is past its use by date. The body is really self-explanatory – we just need to listen to it....

QL & Hip Flexor Stretches

The QL and the hip flexor’s are two major muscle groups responsible for the health of your lower back. It is not uncommon for people with lower back trouble to have tight QL’s and hip flexors. The QL muscle stabilises us between the lower ribs and pelvis,...

Why Is Posture Important?

Sprint Vs. Endurance Muscles I explain this to almost every new patient I see as it is a really easy concept to get your head around to help you understand a little bit more about your body and why good posture is important. Sprint Muscles. These are the big bulky...