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Preventing falls in the elderly

Posted On: 25/09/19 9:41 AM

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 […]

150 per week

Posted On: 10/11/17 10:43 PM

150 per week…What type of exercise, and how much?   150 per week…”It can be difficult to know how to get started if you don’t regularly exercise. Here we review the best science about how to start an exercise habit, and how to keep it going. The government tells us we should get at least 150 […]

Challenge Melbourne 

Posted On: 7/04/17 12:12 AM

Challenge Melbourne Challenge Melbourne …Balance Osteopathy wishes Brian the best of luck for his event on Sunday. He has put in a fantastic preparation effort in training and managed to come back from a calf strain in the later stages of this. Well done and enjoy the race on Sunday. ” return to Melbourne’s favourite […]

Osteopath Carl Ridgeway discusses his approach to chronic pain

Posted On: 26/09/16 7:05 AM

Osteopath Carl Ridgeway approach to chronic pain Recently we held an evening seminar at Balance Osteopathy as part of this years learning pod series with osteopath Carl Ridgeway discussing how applies his knowledge of chronic pain science in practice. The central processing of pain, especially in chronic pain cases convolutes the treatment process and requires […]

Osteopathic functional rehabilitation

Posted On: 6/09/16 12:58 PM

Osteopathic functional rehabilitation Osteopathic Functional Rehabilitation, is an effective merging of hands-on-techniques and movement. This aims to help you get moving your best. We aim to get you out of discomfort and pain and moving again as quickly as possible. Osteopathic functional rehabilitation focusses on returning your movement to a state in which it can […]

Early bed

Posted On: 10/04/16 5:00 AM

Early bed According to Good Health magazine, (May 2016), by listening to your biological clock and going to an early bed time when you feel sleepy, your body is better able to regulate your blood sugar and this may help reduce your risk of diabetes. When you resist sleep your body has to release more […]

strength & conditioning workshop

Posted On: 7/04/16 2:20 AM

Strength & conditioning workshop Sam recently was involved in a strength & conditioning workshop run by elite sports performance in Spotswood, in conjunction with osteopath Heath Williams from Principle Four Osteopathy. The course covered lots of useful movement preparation, a review of key lifts, and principles of strength training. If you come to see us […]

Bionic Spine could use thought to control limbs

Posted On: 8/02/16 10:01 PM

Bionic Spine could use thought to control limbs Bionic Spine: It’s amazing the level of development in this field of science. The interface between mind and movement to be bridged by technology is a signicant step forward… The “‘Bionic spine’ could enable paralysed patients to walk using subconscious thought… “Australian scientists hope that a tiny […]

Nutrition podcast

Posted On: 10/12/15 9:17 AM

Nutrition podcast Nutrition podcast. Balance Osteopathy & Alimentary nutritional practitioner Alison Wright chats to Brooke McAlary from about her approach to nutrition.

Osteopath Sam Bombos and Lorimer Moseley podcast on chronic pain

Posted On: 2/12/15 10:50 PM

Osteopath Sam Bombos and Lorimer Moseley podcast on chronic pain Recently osteopath Sam Bombos who works with us at Balance Osteopathy was asked to give her perspective on dealing with chronic pain in a podcast also interviewing well known practitioner and researcher Lorimer Moseley podcast. Lorimer Moseley’s background: “Pain Scientist with a background in physiotherapy, […]