Tag Archives: Acupuncture

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 …

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 …

Cortisone Injections, are they the best option?

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Often when experiencing the pain of chronic conditions such as tennis elbow, shoulder or back pain the injection of corticosteroids (often referred to as steroids or cortisone injections) is offered as a quick and easy form of pain relief. Corticosteroids …

Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis of the Knee (knee arthritis)

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of chronic arthritis. It affects the day to day activities of more than 1.7 million Australians. Osteoarthritis of the knee can make it painful and difficult to perform simple daily tasks such …