The Stay Tuned Run Well program

We are so excited to get your bodies outside and moving! These two programs were designed by Dr. Paul Hermann (Osteopath and Sports/Exercise Scientist) with an end goal of 5km and 10km however please feel free to reach out and ask us if there is anything you need; we’re here to help 😊 Remember it’s […]

Listening To Your Body & The Benefits Of Running

Throughout September we have been exploring the theme, Run Well. No matter the experience level, we can all use a little advice on how to prevent common injuries and enjoy running longer and better while sustaining a healthy attitude towards our bodies. Tune in Casper Magazine’s Podcast to listen to Dr. Paul Hermann (Osteopath and […]

What Exercise Does To Your Body

Yoga

If I told you there was a pill that could improve your lifelong physical, emotional and mental state each day you took it, would you give it a chance? Evidence from the past 20 years has been pointing to exercise and physical activity as the frontier of preventative medicine and considering the health benefits it […]

Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains  Ashby Smith Ankle sprains are the most common lower limb injury for sports people and have the highest re-injury rate of all sports injuries. When we recover from ankle sprains and injuries we need to make sure that our exercise rehabilitation is comprehensive and properly strengthens the ankle before we get back to […]

Runners Knee – Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Running. For some of you this is an activity that stopped eons ago. A forgotten activity that your body once endured. For others it is part of your daily life, like brushing your teeth or eating breakfast. But for those of you like me, your relationship with running is not so black and white.  Your […]

I’ve just had an ACL reconstruction. When can I play again?

Are you like one of the many Melbournians who ruptured their ACL in 2017? No? Well you probably know someone who’s going through their rehab or wearing one of those huge knee braces… A common question I get asked as an osteopath is; “When do you think I’ll be able to get back to running/cricket/footy/netball […]

Biomechanics of Barefoot Running

The complex issues that surround barefoot running For experienced and dedicated runners the barefoot running debate has prompted a lot of discussion. These discussions center around the benefits and risks associated with this new technique. My definition of bare foot running is: to run barefoot or in a device that provides no support, heel counter […]

Shin Splints

Shin Splints is a common term for medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). It is an injury caused by overuse and ‘doing too much too soon’. MTSS is the inflammation of the periosteum of the tibia (the sheath surrounding the bone). Individuals doing high impact activities such as running, jumping, netball and football are more prone […]