Habits Made Simple

Our very own Dr. Paul Hermann – Osteopath, Exercise Scientist and Founder of Stay Tuned Sports Medicine has been featuring on Casper Magazine’s Podcast talking about one of his passions – Habits. In Part 1, Paul and Maria talk about what habits are, how they’re created and and how they can be altered. To listen […]

Cold Therapy and Breathing Our Way To Less Stress

Cold Therapy & Breathing Our Way To Less Stress! With the global covid-19 pandemic taking the forefront of our lives this year, we can see the implications that an increased stress can take on our health, relationships and many other facets of our lives. Many of us manage try to manage our stress differently, from […]

10 ways to make your ACL rehab easier!

10 ways to make your ACL rehab easier! Having an ACL reconstruction is never going to be easy, having gone through one myself in 2017 I can tell you it’s no walk in the park. However, there are ways to make life a bit more bearable – especially in the first few weeks. 1) Get […]

Knee pain and the hip-knee continuum.

Osteo FAQ

Knee pain and the hip-knee continuum. Knee pain in the gym recently? It might be time to load up the hips! Knee pain is one of the most common presentations we see here at Stay Tuned Sports Medicine and it affects 25% of adults at some stage in their lives (Nguyen et al., 2012). In […]

Should you rest after an injury?

Exercise Science

Should you rest after an injury? Perhaps not. Traditionally, our immediate response to a musculoskeletal injury is to rest and let the body heal itself, after all everyone who has done basic first aid knows that the R in R.I.C.E. is rest! However, the importance on rest has been greatly overemphasised in the past and […]

Australian Open Tennis: your personal entourage.

Australian Open Tennis: your personal entourage. ​ Just a heads up, a little niggle will likely becomes a big niggle after you have played without a prep. We have just the team, and if you are a tennis player, we can be your own private entourage prepping you for the big game.  I’m Simon and […]

Bursitis

Bursitis? What is that?!  Have you recently consulted with your Osteo or Physio who has referred you for an ultrasound? Did they mentioned the possibility that you have Bursitis? Well let me explain a bit about what that is! What is a Bursa? A Bursa is a fluid filled sac that acts as a cushion […]

Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic Breathing What is the Diaphragm? The Diaphragm is the most efficient muscle of breathing. It is a large, dome-shaped muscle located at the base of the lungs. Your abdominal muscles help move the Diaphragm and give you more power to empty your lungs. When you become stressed or anxious, your breathing will become shallower. […]

Osteopathy, Fatherhood and Sport.

As an Osteopath with 3 active under teenage kids, I have the invaluable experience of watching my kids develop physically while playing a number of sports: tennis, swimming, ballet, lacrosse, basketball and nippers. In fact I’m poolside now at 5.50am in a chilly Melbourne Monday morning. Brrrr! At 12 years old our eldest boy is […]

How to Best Provide Ankle Support for Netballers –Kids, Teenagers and Adults 

Every Saturday you can probably guarantee that a handful of us “lucky” netballers will come away from the courts with “twisted/turned/sprained” ankles. Why? Netball is a game that involves an immense amount of dodging and quick turns. Unfortunately, these movements can put pressure on the lateral ligaments of the ankle. If we happen to overdo […]