Musculo-skeletal Health

Is it Shoulder Pain, Bursitis, Rotator Cuff Syndrome or Frozen Shoulder

Posted ago by Ian Murray

If you suffer shoulder pain then you are not alone. Bursitis, rotator cuff syndrome, impingement syndrome and frozen shoulder are common painful shoulder conditions. Shoulder pain is the third most common musculoskeletal problem that takes a person to their GP …

29 January 2014 – Herald Sun – Acupuncture for pain relief

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Australian hospitals are finally catching up with what the Chinese have long known -acupuncture is a great alternative form of pain relief. Today, acupuncture is one of the most accepted complementary therapies in the country, with more than 80 per cent …

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Posted ago by Ian Murray

hChronic pain is a serious and widespread problem in this country. An Access Economics report published in 2007 estimated that chronic pain was costing the country 34 billion dollars every year. One in three people are affected which means that …

How to Ice a Sprain, Strain or other Acute Injury

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Whether you are a weekend warrior or serious athlete sprains and strains can and probably will happen to all of us at some stage. From a mildly sprained ankle to a severely strained (torn) calf; such an injury can keep …

Foot Pain, Pain in the heel or Plantar Faciitis?

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Many people suffer foot pain and particularly painful heels. Many complain of having a “stone bruise”. The pain is usually felt directly under the centre of the heel but sometimes is only felt around the edges of the heel. It …