Is visualisation different to meditation? It sure is. Even though meditation and visualisation are often used interchangeably, the two techniques are actually quite different and affect the brain in very different ways.
ACL injury is a frightening and traumatic experience – well at least it has been for me. It normally happens whilst playing sport – that sudden change of direction, a twist, a knock and then ‘POP’, you’ve ruptured your ACL.
Dr Christopher Jones is an experienced osteopath who has worked with the Australian Athletics Team and has treated numerous World and Olympic Champion Athletes. He shares his top tips for injury prevention, especially for runners and athletes.
It’s common for people to either use ice or heat on an injury to try to obtain some pain relief, and they can both be very helpful. If you aren’t necessarily sure which one suits your condition best, here are some guidelines from osteopath Dr. Christopher Jones.
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition of the feet that is characterised by heel pain that hinders your regular activities and movement. If you’ve noticed unusual pain or cramps in your heel then you might have developed plantar fasciitis.
Due to the evolving COVID situation, the VIC, NSW & QLD governments have once again issued directives that non-urgent elective surgery will be temporarily suspended across the states. Although it’s disappointing to have your surgery pushed back, it’s also an ideal time to establish a strong prehabilitation routine that will ultimately improve your recovery and healing process post-surgery.
Yoga is a mind-body practice that helps release the tension we store both physically and mentally. As we practice we are drawn into the present moment. We start to disconnect from the noise outside and begin to tune into how we are feeling in our body and in our minds to relieve stress.
If you’re going to have surgery, it’s good to be prepared. You should find out about what your surgery will involve, your medicines, what you need to do before the surgery, how to get to and from the hospital, and your recovery and care when you go home after the surgery.
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