Sports Injuries

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 …

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 …

Acupuncture Gives an Edge in Sports Injury Management

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Whether you are a recreational runner or an elite athlete there is nothing more frustrating than when an injury keeps you from participating in the exercise that you love. It doesn’t matter whether it is an ankle sprain or niggling …

Achilles Tendon Pain

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Midportion Achilles tendinopathy is a chronic, painful condition sometimes referred to as Achilles Tendinosis, Achilles tendinitis or Achilles heel pain. For the sake of simplicity and for the purpose of this article I will refer to Midportion Achilles tendinopathy as Achilles …