Blog

How to Choose the Best Pillow

Written by Raissa Anin

As an osteopath, I have personally tested many pillows in search of ‘the one’. I have tried the normal every day ‘cheap’ microfiber filled pillows, latex pillows, memory foam pillows, memory foam pillows with special cooling gel, pillows you can adjust the height of, shaped pillows,...

Read more »

How to Choose the Best Mattress

Written by Raissa Anin

So what should you be looking for? Basically, the spring type is important. The current pocket springs systems allow for your shoulders and hips to sink into the mattress while supporting your torso and waist. This is an important advance in mattress technology that is missing from older spring...

Read more »

Improve Your Posture With a Towel

Written by Raissa Anin

As an Osteopath, I believe in whole body health. This encompasses the physical body, the mind and general systemic health. All of these components are vital to your well being and any imbalance can upset the balance in your life.

Read more »

Why Choose Osteopathy

Written by Raissa Anin

[embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_-a-RKnS1k&feature=youtu.be[/embedyt]   Why Choose Osteopathy? You’re may have been trying to find a practitioner for an injury that you’ve acquired. Why would you choose osteopathy over the other modalities? Well, osteopathy is a whole...

Read more »

Should I Put Ice or Heat on an Injury?

Written by Raissa Anin

A common question that causes much confusion is ‘Should I put ice or heat on an injury’. I have covered this previously in the article Heat or Ice on an injury. To make the advice absolutely clear, I have recorded a video explaining when to use each. Below is a transcript of the video....

Read more »

Inlign Osteopathy is Moving to South Yarra

Written by Raissa Anin

Yes, we’re moving! From Monday 22 April 2013, Inlign Osteopathy will be located at the following address: 230 Toorak Road South Yarra Victoria 3141 The move is only 1.4km down Toorak Road. Here’s a map showing the previous clinic address (59 Ross Street Toorak) and the new address (230...

Read more »

Osteopathy Growth Explodes – up 48% in 2 years

Written by Raissa Anin

Reports just out show that osteopathy is once again the fastest growing health discipline in Australia. In statistics hot off the press, the popularity of osteopathy has once again risen in leaps and bounds. According to the Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC) – A...

Read more »

Lower Back Pain and Osteopathy

Written by Raissa Anin

Lower back pain is a reality for people throughout the world. Although it is very common among all of us, lower back pain is not something that should be overlooked. We all use our backs every day. Back pain therefore can become debilitating. It starts to impact our movement, our enjoyment of life...

Read more »

Are X-rays Harmful?

Written by Raissa Anin

X-rays are one of the most used apparatus in hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities worldwide. X-rays are used to see what’s normally invisible – to see a bone fracture, a swallowed object, or  liquid in the lungs. This is extremely beneficial as it means that a doctor can...

Read more »