Back pain. Why we can’t fix it

Low back pain is one of the failings of modern medicine. Despite our best efforts, it is "estimated around 3.7 million Australians (16% of the population) have back problems and 70–90% of people will suffer from lower back pain in some form at some point in their lives"(1). We can attribute this pain to a disease process or structural cause for 8-15% … Continue reading Back pain. Why we can’t fix it

How mindfulness can change your brain and your life

Guest Blogger - Dr Matthew Jakovljevic - Osteopath B.S(clin), M.H.S(osteo) Mindfulness is a bit of buzz word going around at the moment, but what exactly is it? Put simply, it just means being right here, right now. Mindfulness means consciously bringing your awareness to the here and now experience, with openness, receptiveness and interest. That means … Continue reading How mindfulness can change your brain and your life