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How to keep playing golf even when you are injured

Golf is a wonderful sport that is wildly frustrating and rewarding at the same time. You can spend 4 hours hitting the ball terribly and stripe one down the middle on the last hole, changing your perspective of the day completely. Golf is a sport that presents a fantastic opportunity to socialise with friends and […]

By |May 24th, 2021|Blog, Exercise, Osteopathy, Sports Health|

5 Tips for Prevention of Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

Sport is an excellent way for kids and teenagers to build fitness, establish social connections and learn about teamwork. Here on the Bellarine Peninsula, we are lucky to live in a very active community where we can access a wide range of sports and activities. Whilst playing sport is great fun; there are some less […]

By |May 11th, 2021|Blog, Exercise, Osteopathy, Sports Health|

Don’t take back pain lying down

If you have back pain, you are not alone. More than 4.0 million Australians reported they suffer back problems.

Back pain can significantly impact your daily activities, family life, work, sporting and social activities.

Is there always a cause of lower back pain?

Back pain can range in severity from slight discomfort to debilitating pain. In almost 30% […]

By |April 15th, 2021|Blog, Osteopathy|

What is Myotherapy?

Myotherapy is a physical therapy designed to treat and manage muscle and joint-related pain and dysfunction. The term ‘myo’ translates to ‘muscle’, so simply put, myotherapy means muscle therapy. 

How does Myotherapy work?
Our Ocean Grove myotherapists use a range of modalities to ease pain, including: 

Manual dry needling
Myofascial cupping
Decongestive Lymphatic drainage massage
Kinesiology taping
[…]

By |February 17th, 2021|Blog, Myotherapy, Osteopathy, Remedial Massage|

Osteopathy and Sports Injuries

Anyone who exercises or plays sports can benefit from seeing one of our osteopaths.
Whether you are a recreational or elite athlete, everyone is prone to injuries from exercising and playing sports such as tennis, golf, basketball or footy. Not to mention cycling or running. These injuries can be varied in their presentation, from acute traumas […]

By |January 19th, 2021|Osteopathy, Sports Health|

Why do you need Osteopathy treatments?

Osteopathy is a holistic approach to your musculoskeletal health.
Founded in the 1800s by a physician and surgeon, osteopathy has its roots in medicine with attention to investigating and understanding the client’s overall symptoms to diagnose and treat an individual’s issues. 

What does an Osteopath do?

At Ocean Grove & Leopold Osteopathy and Sports Health, we focus on […]

By |December 15th, 2020|Blog, Osteopathy|

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – a fancy name for knee pain!

This is a condition which is very close to home as I have experienced this for a large part of the last 3 years! I am very passionate about helping other people manage and treat this painful condition. I hope you find this blog informative (whether you have knee pain or not) and can take […]

By |January 28th, 2020|Blog, Exercise, Osteopathy|

Knee pain can be a “pain in the Butt”

A common presentation in our clinic is a recreational runner who has started to experience some knee pain when running, often over the outside of the knee. This is often linked with an increase in running frequency or when someone has commenced running after a prolonged period of inactivity.  Their first thought is logically, “I […]

By |January 23rd, 2020|Blog, Exercise, Osteopathy|

Building Explosive Speed

Last weekend I attended a course with Academy of Sport Speed Australia in an endeavour to learn ‘ everything you need to build explosive speed.’ I must admit the title got me in straight away because as a sprinter I am always looking at ways to run faster, win more races and have less injuries! […]

By |January 21st, 2020|Blog, Exercise, Osteopathy|

5 Easy Exercises to Help with Knee OA

Following on from my last blog , exercises and strengthening for your knees is widely recommended for those who suffer from Osteoarthritis. But it doesn’t just have to be for those with knee pain, it can be a vital tool to help prevent the likelihood of developing knee pain as well.

Below are […]

By |January 21st, 2020|Blog, Exercise, Osteopathy|