Tag: exercise physiology

The Exercise Drug: Irisin

Written by: Matthew McQueen (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) What is Irisin? Irisin is a myokine (hormone), cleaved from the membrane protein FND5C via muscle contraction, first discovered in 2012. This hormone

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

How to prevent neck pain when using a computer

Written by: Emily Gill (Osteopath) Osteopathy on Canterbury and Complimentary Therapies Computers and technology are currently ruling the roost in our lives. Children are using them at school, more people are

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