Core focussed home training
Home stretching session
Check out the videos below for some ideas on both static and dynamic stretching. Stop if you experience any discomfort. Incorporating mobility work into a home based training program can be a great way to improve your movement and fitness without needing to have expensive equipment or make time to get to a gym.
Home body weight strength training
Looking for some ideas on how to do a quick and simple home exercise session without equipment? Here are some easy to follow videos that demonstrate some simple exercises. If you are unaccustomed to exercise perhaps consult with a medical professional before starting. Stop if you are experiencing any undue symptoms. However, if you are […]
Heath Williams on ergonomics.
Heath Williams of principle four osteopathy in Melbourne, and Corporate Work Health Australia (CWHA) discusses ergonomic principles and tips with Stevan Eskaf on the Challenge Podcast. “Your next posture is your best posture” is a great suggestion put forward regarding focus on regular movement and variable postures rather than staying in one position all day.
Training load management
‘Training load’ and managing your injury risk. ‘Training load’ refers to the cumulative effect of the amount of training you do and and at what intensity you train during those sessions. An interesting study examined the relationship between training load and injury risk and included athletes of all levels. There’s a link to the article below: […]
Preventing falls in the elderly
Hello everyone with October arriving next week, we’re going to talk about the older generation of people we are fortunate enough to share this world with. It only seemed fitting given that on the 1st of this month it’s International Day of Older Persons. It’s no secret that the elderly population is growing. People are living longer, and […]
Women’s Health Week
Happy Women’s Health Week! This year, it runs from the 2nd to the 6th of September, focusing on keeping the lovely ladies in our life happy and healthy. How will you keep happy and healthy this Women’s Health Week? #WomensHealthWeek
Happy Fathers Day
Happy Father’s Day! Here at Balance Osteopathy we appreciate our community of dads and believe that it is important to take care of your body, especially when you have children. Strains, pains and injuries can slow you down, and being a parent is the most physically demanding job we can think of! Now who’s getting […]
Calf pain? All you need to know about Achilles Tendinosis It’s Sunday, which can only mean one thing… You’re meeting with your soccer team to play a friendly competitive game against your local rivals. After years out from playing, this season, you’ve decided to dust off the boots and start playing again. Life has been […]
Looking forward to presenting alongside Oliver Thomson in December on effective language, evidence informed practice and movement strategies for the management of patients with low back pain. for tickets and further information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/words-matter-tickets-65660802227