• You can’t get away from sore feet. The pain of plantar fasciitis easily limits your activities – it hurts to walk the kids to school so you drive instead, you say ‘no’ to that romantic stroll along th

  • It’s unusual to find a person who doesn’t suffer the occasional headache. Most of us have felt the throbbing of a tension headache or the sharp spike of an ice-cream headache. Hunger, hangovers, tooth

  • Got a Pain in the Neck? See an Osteopath You move your neck endlessly throughout the day, as you cook food, send texts or drive. Daily life puts quite a bit of stress on the neck. For example, when yo

  • The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimates that 1 in 6 Australians suffered from back problems in 2017-18. That’s more than 3 million people. Back pain can have a significant impact on d

  • There are more than a million people in Australia who practice Pilates, so you’ve probably met a few of them. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics; “Perspectives on Sport” Report Mat Pilat

  • Remember to warm-up when it warms up. A bit of planning and a few stretches could save you a world of pain The moment the sun comes out, you come out of hibernation. The footy’s finished, the crickete

  • Don’t make the black line a red line. We treat a medley of swimming injuries every year. You follow that black line. Lap after lap, you stroke your way across the pool, counting the turns and the touc

  • How many people suffer from heel pain? According to Science Direct, the world’s leading platform for peer-reviewed literature, heel pain affects about 10% of the population and is highly prevalent in

  • How many Australians suffer from incontinence problems? According to the Continence Foundation of Australia, more than 6 million Australians have problems with bladder or bowel control—that’s anything

  • How many women see an osteopath? A 2013 survey showed that women represented two-thirds of osteopathy patients in Australia. No doubt this statistic has changed in the 6-years since publication, but t

  • Are your legs tender after exercise? Not the ‘no pain, no gain’ kind of feeling, a soreness that seems to be inside the bone, perhaps coupled with mild swelling. Do you find relief in ice,

  • Why Choose Osteopathy? Around 3.5 million Australians visit an osteopath every year. That’s the claim made in a 2018 BMC Health Services Research paper. To put that number into perspective, it’s aroun

  • How many people experience chronic pain? Pain Australia, the national peak body working to improve the quality of life of people living with pain,  states that 1 in 5 Australians—including children—li

  • Osteopathy was founded by a visionary physician and surgeon called Andrew Taylor Still, who recognised that many of the medical treatments of the nineteenth century were not particularly helpful and w

  • Jaw pain. It’s so common that it even has a name: TMJD, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction. ANZAOMS, the Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, claims tha

  • Why staying active during the cold weather benefits you! In its Physical Activity Guidelines, the Government recommends adults aged between 18 and 64 should accumulate 150 to 300 minutes of moderate i

  • What is the difference between them? More than two million people in Australia practice Yoga, according to research giants Roy Morgan, and the number who practice Pilates is just over half that figure

  • Why exactly Pilates is good for women! Pilates is not a new phenomenon. It was developed around 100 years ago to rehabilitate soldiers who were injured and bedridden during World War 1. It subsequentl

  • Why seeing an Osteopath will help you in your later stages of life! Around 30% of adults over 65 experience at least one fall per year, the Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society claims.

  • What is the difference between them? Many individuals who could benefit from treatment are often confused by the difference between myotherapy and remedial massage. Both are effective at treating a nu

  • Why seeing an Osteopath will help adolescents! Osteopathy has a variety of benefits, particularly for adolescents who engage in sports and test their bodies to the limit. Those activities can have a p

  • Massage can help you maintain peak performance & reduce athletic injuries World-class athletes know how much therapeutic massage helps the body to heal after an injury. It’s highly effective at re

  • Based on our experience, here’s our countdown of the most common sporting injuries we’ve seen, and their symptoms: Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow—painful wrist or hand motions and often a lack o

  • Have you found that it’s becoming more difficult to reach behind your back? Are you experiencing pain, aching or restriction when you comb your hair? If you are, you could be suffering from a ro

  • What is it and how can you treat it? We’ve all heard the saying “No pain, no gain”. It’s what spurs us on as we exercise to exhaustion; it’s how we know we’re getting fit

  • Running is hard enough without an injury. Let us help you take the first steps to recovery. You press on through the pain, though it stabs you with every stride. You’re determined to continue. You wan

  • Because we can even injure ourselves when we’re sitting down. You probably go to work to support your family. But who—or, more precisely, what—is supporting you?  According to Safework Australia, 50%

  • Using symptoms to find the real problem. The term sciatica describes a symptom rather than a condition. It refers to the dull ache or pain that starts in your lower back and extends down the back of y

  • A million Americans can’t be wrong. Pilates is for women, right? Well that may be a common perception, but it’s changing. Just as male dominated sports are opening up to women—the AFL claims that more

  • The Government wants to get you moving. Here’s why… There are plenty of positives to be had from exercising. But it’s not always easy to find the time. So many things get in the way­—work, family life

  • What is a whiplash neck sprain? A whiplash neck sprain occurs when your head is suddenly jolted backwards and forwards in a whip-like movement usually caused in motor car accidents known as a “rear-en

  • Is your body feeling below par? Don’t bury your head in the sand. Come and see an Osteopath at Relinque Sports & Spinal Group! If you’re a golfer, you’ll know playing the game is not just a walk i

  • Don’t let pain bring you to your knees. The knee is a complex structure. It consists of bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, muscles and bursas—fluid-filled sacs. With every bend or step they work to

  • Ignoring pain could become your Achilles heel. In Greek mythology, Achilles’ mother lowered him into the River Styx by his heel. In doing so, the foul water made his entire body invulnerable except, o

  • When the last thing you feel like is exercise During pregnancy, your body is working overtime. In the first and last trimesters it’s common to feel tired—exhausted even. On top of that, your emotions

  • Easing the burden of returning to school. The long summer holidays are over and it’s time to return to school. All across Melbourne, children will leave their houses with bulging backpacks and trudge

  • Mind over movement. Back pain. Believe it or not, 70 to 90 per cent of Australians will suffer from it at some point in their lives. In 2014 for example, the Federal Government estimated 3.7 million A

  • Taking the time-out you deserve There was a time when the idea of having a massage during pregnancy was a little out there. These days, it’s far more common. And for good reason. It has been shown in

  • When you push just that little bit too hard Injury is indiscriminate. It targets athletes of all levels, from those whose marathon is a jog across the road, to those who run the real thing. Though pla

  •   We live in a fast-paced society and are constantly juggling responsibilities in our work, family and community. Stress builds up but there’s so much to do that you never really give your body t

  • Safe and gentle techniques for a lifetime of movement A simple fall, a freak accident, a sports injury. Whatever the cause, there’s probably nothing worse than seeing your child hurt. A whole range of

  • Looking beyond neck pain Why we won’t leave you too long in the waiting room A recent survey by Commonsense Media in the US, found that adults spend more than 9 hours per day, on average, in front of

  • There’s no need to let plantar fasciitis slow you down. You’ve always tried to put your best foot forward. There are times when it’s been hard, but your focus and determination to succeed has dragged

  • Short-term pain requires long-term changes Because we want you to be a well being Relief. It’s flooding through your body as the pain disappears. As little as half an hour ago, you were so sore you co

  • Shockwave therapy is the non-surgical option to treat chronic pain The pain refuses to leave. It’s become a part of you. Wherever you go, it travels with you like an unwelcome shadow. You’re sure you

  • Pilates. Mind Control. Think you can’t do Pilates? Think again… The ability to move freely is something you tend to take for granted. Until, of course, it becomes restricted. At which point you feel l

  • Why you’ll wish you came to visit an Osteopath sooner… You hobble to your appointment, wincing with every step as your body moans at you for not making the journey before now. Your problems will

  • Resisting the temptation to try Pilates? With Reformer Pilates, there’s no need to hold yourself back… You’ve been thinking of starting Pilates for a while, but you’ve yet to take the plunge. Somethin

  • A treatment plan that is tailored to meet your needs. You are, after all, unique; so shouldn’t your treatment be too? You’re walking your dog. Obedient though he normally is, he catches sight of a rab

  • 80% of Australians suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. When it happens to you, don’t let it get the better of you… You knew the moment it happened; a sneeze, a cough, an overreac