What does it take to fuel the body of an athlete? Good nutrition is the cornerstone of good health and good sporting performance. How can we eat like an athlete?   Read more

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There are many different muscles and ligaments in the ankle, which gives the ankle its strength, flexibility, and range of motion.

A sprained ankle is a very common injury for teens — athletes and non-athletes alike. It happens when the #ligaments that support the ankle get over stretched or torn. Sprained ankles can happen when you step in a hole, slip walking downhill, or just put your weight down on your foot awkwardly.
What causes a sprained ankle?  
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Dry Needling

Learn how dry needling works and how it can help reduce pain, increase mobility and get you back to movement and wellness 

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Here in the #GoldCoast, we’re creatures of the water, with some of the most spectacular, golden beaches of the world at our doorsteps. Our history is steeped in surf culture and our world-famous waves bring surfers from around the world. From the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro to the Burleigh Pro, which is currently taking place in stunning #BurleighHeads, surfing is arguably the sport of choice for Gold Coasters and those that visit our city. Read More


Surfing and Osteopathy - how to prevent and manage surf related injuries.

We know much about how sport and exercise is good for our bodies, but what about our minds? What are the mental benefits of participating in sports and exercise?​  Read more

Osteopathy for athletes.

Women's health.

What's an athlete?

What do athletes eat?

For many of us Gold Coasters, we love nothing more than the endorphin-driven feeling of the wind in our hair that is running.

Here at Allied Osteopathy, we’ve found a great resource that breaks down the specific biomechanics of running, including the joint motion and muscle activity required of our bodies.  Read more

The biomechanics of running   - what does running do to our bodies.

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Updates - April 2018

So, what’s in an athlete? What does it take to perform at this elite level?
According to former professional athlete and author of book Pain Free Athlete – Winning the Injury Game Jessica Kisiel, there are a number of elements that contribute to an athletes success  

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The female body is unique and requires a specialised response and women have diverse health needs, not only due to their anatomy but also the lifestyle factors that are unique to women. Below we have outlined some of the common health issues women experience and how osteopathy can help manage these issues. 

Musculoskeletal pain can occur during the cycle due to attachment of ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus to the bony structures of the pelvis. With this in mind, any hormonal changes that affect the reproductive system will also impact on the musculoskeletal attachments..  Read more

How can osteopathy assist athletes to perform at their best? Starting with the principle of optimal health for optimal performance, osteopaths work with athletes in many ways to help them repair, recover, maintain and improve their sporting performance.   Read more

Mental benefits of participating in  sports and exercise.