Injury Prevention

The Run Lab

17 July 2019 | Marcus Daws | Injury Prevention, Rehab Training, Running

  Downstairs in the Daws Studio we’ve been clocking up some KMs on the treadmill at our Run Lab, so what does that involve? We see a lot of runners at the clinic, some with a goal of running 100 metres, others who are aiming for 100 miles and the entire range in between but there’s a hitch. If they’re coming to see us as Osteopathic patients it’s probably already too late, they’re in pain and their run training is already suffering. We’re always going on (and on) about injury prevention...

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CoolXChange Wraps - now in stock

15 February 2017 | Marcus Daws | Clinic News, Injury Prevention

We have a fantastic new product on the shelves. It's great for any athletes, fitness junkies, weekend warriors and gym bunnies. Injury can strike at the worst of times and when it does you want to act fast. The RICE protocol should be your first move (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) However, you don’t always have a handing supply of ice. The CoolXChange wraps offer instant cooling alongside compression for a rapid response to injury management to reduce pain and inflammation. There’s no need for...

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Stay Healthy this Winter

2 April 2016 | Marcus Daws | Health tips, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy

  As the clocks go back, how do you keep your health moving forward? It’s the end of daylight savings which seems to have come around at record speed (again). After a fairly hit and miss summer the changing seasons bring with the usual array of health challenges to overcome but with a good plan in place you can the cooler climate and stay healthy throughout. Here are our top five tips 1 - Eat clean Avoid undue stress on the body by avoiding bad food choices. The best way is to keep it simple....

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Avoid the Osteo after the long weekend!

18 October 2018 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Health Check, Health tips, Injury Prevention

  Summer is well and truly on the way. The Labour day long weekend is a traditional welcome to the better weather and a time that many of us like to get out into the garden, plant our tomatoes and cull the overgrowth of weeds that has taken over in the past few months. Or maybe you have a reno project, re-staining the deck, or fence. Whatever it is, make sure you aren’t suffering by the end of the weekend. We see it every year, next week the phones will be ringing off the hook! Nowadays, many of...

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Summer Health Check

1 December 2016 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Health Check, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy

You always get your car serviced before it breaks down, offer your body the same courtesy. Don't let aches and pains ruin your summer fun, prevention is much better than cure so come and get a health check and learn some tricks for a happy and healthy break this summer. You'll get a... - consult with your Osteopath to discuss any concerns, undiagnosed niggles or areas of tension. - a full movement assessment - spinal health and alignment check - flexibility screening - Osteo treatment as needed - A plan...

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Rehab Training

14 August 2017 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Clinic News, Injury Prevention, Rehab Training

  Here at the clinic, we've launched the Daws Studio! It's a great space where we can help our patients return effectively from injury and get back to full strength, doing the sports and activities they love. It's an aspect of a full rehabilitation program which too often gets glossed over. In the past where it was identified that a patient needs to improve strength and mobility, they were given a few exercises scribbled on a piece of paper and sent on their way... you know what happens next!...

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Pilates at Daws Osteopathy

6 November 2016 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy, Pilates

We are very happy to introduce one-to-one Pilates sessions to our list of services at Daws Osteopathy. Each session is run alongside your Osteopathic treatment offering a unique personally tailored treatment. Pilates has many positive effects on the body such as: - Improved concentration and mindfulness, - Increased breathing capacity, - Alignment and posture correction, - Balance and core control, - Coordination, - Reduce tension and stress, - Alleviate low-back pain, - Improve strength and...

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