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How You Can Ease Your ‘Tradie’s Back’ in 3 Simple Steps

12th June 2017

by Dr. Matthew Jakovljevic BSc (Clin Sci) MHs (Osteo) – Osteopath ‘Tradie’s back’ also know as mechanical back pain refers to pain coming from the spinal structures (such as joints, muscle, ligaments, discs and nerves). I’m yet to meet a tradie who hasn’t had some form of back pain. In tradies the most common cause … Continue reading How You Can Ease Your ‘Tradie’s Back’ in 3 Simple Steps

FIXING KNEES: Maxing out on Surgery, Minimising Success

1st May 2017

Your knee hurts. You’ve given it time……..it still hurts. Sound familiar? You get referred for an x-ray or MRI. Some ‘wear and tear’ is found in the knee joint and maybe even roughened or torn cartilage (meniscus). You head to an orthopaedic surgeon who can offer anything from a minor clean out to a major … Continue reading FIXING KNEES: Maxing out on Surgery, Minimising Success

Chronic Pain- Is it Possible to go Drug Free?

10th March 2017

As an Osteopath, when it comes to chronic pain, I’ve seen it all. The trouble is, I keep seeing it. In a perfect world our patients would all leave with a permanent fix to whatever their issue is, but in reality, some people get longstanding relief from their pain through treatment, and some don’t.