3 Tips for the Best Back to School Care

Back to School!The end of January is quickly approaching and that means back to school year for our many families who attend Yarra Osteopathy. We see many children in the lead up to term one as they prepare to start a new school year. This can be a great time of the...

Movement, Exercise and Your Health

This week I listened to an excellent podcast featuring biomechanist Katy Bowman. Katy talked about the differences between movement and exercise in the context of our increasingly sedentary lives and how they affect our health. It was really interesting and got me...

Meet your osteopath…

Dr Piers Bubbers – Osteopath In this series of blog posts we are going to learn a little more about our team. Today it’s the turn of Piers Bubbers – Osteopath. Tell us a little bit about yourself… Most of my time outside work is spent being a Dad....
The TMJ

The TMJ

Symptoms, causes and treatment… The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the articulation between your skull (temporal bone) and jaw (mandible). Like all joints in the body, it has a certain “normal” range of movement which can become reduced or stiffened resulting in...
The hip flexors…

The hip flexors…

What are they? Where are they? And how can I stretch them? When you are lying on the table with your knees bent and your osteopath is poking you in the stomach a few centimetres either side of your belly button, chances are they are assessing or treating your psoas...

Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral required by the body for healthy function of our bones and nervous system that also plays a major role in controlling inflammation, energy production and the control of blood sugar. From our perspective as Osteopaths, Magnesium is essential for...