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  1. Common Imbalances in Track Sprinters

    Training for hours at a time on an athletic track running in the same direction is sure to put asymmetrical forces through the left and right side of the body, right? It could be argued that this uneven load can be evened out by running the same amount in the other direction. However, this would be…

  2. Joint ‘Cracking’ – What is it? Why is it done? Do you have a choice?

    Firstly, to clear up two of the biggest myths about joint cracking: No – it does NOT give you arthritis! No – it is NOT bone colliding with bone! So, what is it? Osteopaths have a wide variety of techniques they use to optimise the overall structure and function of the human body. Osteopaths may…

  3. What is Cupping Therapy?

    Cupping is a treatment technique used by manual therapists including myotherapists and complementary health practitioners to relieve musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. How does cupping work? Traditionally a flammable substance is placed in a cup and set on fire. As the fire goes out, the air inside the cup cools creating a vacuum and the cup…

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