General

Acute Pain vs Chronic Pain

At some point in our lives, we have all experienced the sensation of pain, whether it be short-lived or an ongoing issue. Pain is defined as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage ” (IASP, 2020).  Pain is not a sensation that

General

Can an Osteopath Help with Scoliosis?

A typical spine has three natural curves, one in the cervical spine in the neck (lordosis), one in the Thoracic spine from the base of the neck to the lower back (kyphosis), and one in the lumbar spine in the lower back to the tip of the coccyx (lordosis),. In what is considered a typical

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How Physical Therapy Can Prevent Future Injuries

Most people think about physiotherapy when they absolutely need to. This is often due to an acute injury or post-surgery; however, visiting a physical therapist can significantly benefit your health and help to prevent future injuries. Physio work involves many possible options and processes to ensure an overall improvement of your wellbeing. For this reason, we work closely with

Wellness

What Is Osteopathy Treatment & How Does It Work?

There are many treatments to consider when choosing the best therapy to relieve body pain, resolve long-term complications, and prevent future injuries. Ace Sports Clinic provides a wide range of options and our Wellness Coordinators can discuss the best treatment for your needs. Physiotherapy, chiropractic, and massage therapy have long been the go-to health treatment for individuals with pain or discomfort.

Wellness

How to Optimize Your Sleep

Sleep has a multitude of varying functions. Although universal in animals, many sleep systems that we as humans possess are unique and purposeful to our behaviour. The functions of sleep include: DNA protection/repair Immune function Metabolism stabilisation  Hormonal regulation Pain sensitivity regulation (Moldofsky, 2001) Sleep Cycles As we sleep, we cycle through different stages. Light

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What Is the Difference Between Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists?

You are certainly not alone if you have ever wondered what the difference between a chiropractor, osteopath and physiotherapist is. In many ways, the three professions work towards the same goals, albeit with slightly different techniques & philosophies.  All three professions are primary care practitioners meaning you do not need a referral from your GP.

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The Most Common Physiotherapy Treatments for Healing & Wellbeing

Physiotherapy Malvern – Every year, thousands of Australians seek out some form of physical therapy for injury recovery, chronic pain, sore and stiff bodies and to promote better general health. These people generally seek out physiotherapy via medical references from doctors or other healthcare professionals, or by direct referral from a friend. As Physiotherapists are primary

General

It’s All In the Spine!

Have neck pain, headaches, limitations with shoulder movement or difficulty squatting?  What could all of these issues have in common? A restriction with spinal mobility! Spinal mobility occurs as all the vertebral segments in the spine work together allowing us to move, run, throw a ball, and live our everyday life. However, what happens if one area

Exercise

Prevent Pain While Cycling

Are you cycling to stay active? The last thing you want is to develop pain while cycling. Whether you bike casually on the weekends or every day to get to work, ensuring proper cycling posture is important for your health and to help prevent the development of pain. It is essential to put in many kilometres of work to

General

3 Wellness Enhancing Benefits of Massage Therapy

There are countless proven and perceived benefits of massage therapy, whether you are receiving Massage Therapy as a treatment on its own, as part of a regular maintenance program or as a compliment to Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Personal Training or Clinical Pilates. Taking time away from your computer, phone and other life stressors and simply focusing on your breath, listening to your body’s