Tag: exercise physiology

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

Effect of Exercise on Fatty Liver Disease

Your liver is the largest internal organ of your body. Its major function is to filter blood coming from the digestive tract before passing it to the rest of the body.   As such, the liver plays a role in detoxification,

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