Low Back Pain

How the Asymmetrical Tonic Reflex impacts your Movement

Written by; Jess Reyes Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Professional Honours) (Current) 4th year student) There are many primitive reflexes that develop during your childhood which can be influencing your posture

Understanding Lower Back Pain and How to Prevent It

Written by Nathan Switkowski, Osteopath at Osteopathy on Canterbury Lower back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal problems that is experienced in Australia. It can be defined as acute (lasting up

The importance of posture and how you can improve it

Throughout your childhood you were most likely told many times to “sit up straight!”.  You probably didn’t understand why. Your mother, teacher or whoever was giving you these instructions probably didn’t

Exercises for preventing Low Back Pain – Train your BRAIN!

If you’ve previously suffered from low back pain then you will understand how deliberating this can be for your lifestyle.  Not only does the experience of Low Back Pain restrict many of your activities for

Warning Signs for Low Back Pain

As an exercise physiologist, one of the most frequent sites of pain I encounter in my work with clients is low back pain. According to The Medical Journal of Australia, up to 80% of Australians will experience

The Listening Foot: Foundations For Movement

Your feet are the essential stabilising system for your body.  Similar to the foundations of a building, your feet provide the sensory foundations for most of your daily movements.  When your feet are rigid