Vitamin Enriched Green Salad With Strawberries & Goats Cheese

Vitamin C (130% daily value), Vitamin A (60% dv), Folate (20% dv), Magnesium (15% dv) Ingredients: • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil • ¼ teaspoon salt • Freshly ground pepper , to taste • 3 cups baby spinach • 3 cups watercress, tough stems removed • 2 ½ cups sliced fresh strawberries • 1/3 cup […]

Natural Pain and Inflammation Solutions

  Middle Park Osteopathic Clinic has been researching some natural alternatives for pain relief and inflammation that you may not have be aware of, and that may come as a surprise to you. Try adding these foods to your diet for a natural solution to that niggling pain! Ginger Ginger is one of the best […]

Chilli Con Tuna Recipe

Middle Park Osteopathic Clinic found this alternative to chilli con carne on The Stone Soup blog, looks delicious! I will definitely be giving this one a run through the kitchen! This is a great ‘pantry’ recipe to have in your repertoire. Although it does benefit greatly from some fresh herbs and a little sour cream, from both […]

Suffering From Headaches?

For some people jaw problems can contribute to chronic headaches. The technical name for the jaw joint is the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Teeth clenching or grinding can also contribute to jaw tightness and can be associated with stressful times. Other symptoms can include restricted jaw movement, neck, jaw and ear pain, as well as clicking […]

Apple Pie Smoothie – Simple and Delicious!

Apple Pie Smoothie – Delicious and Nutritious! 3 apples 1 pear 1 tbs of chia seeds 1⁄2 cup home-made Almond milk 2 fresh Dates 2 tsp Cinnamon 1⁄2 tsp Nutmeg Ice (optional) Blend together in a blender & enjoy!

If You’re Waiting For The Right Time…

At Middle Park Osteopathic Clinic we are highly qualified, dedicated professionals with a mission to help put the pain and discomfort of your injury behind you so you can move forward, unhindered through a mobile and pain-free life. Call and book an appointment today (03) 9908 2844!

Dry Needling and Osteopathy

Did you know one of our osteopaths Rose also practises dry needling? Dry needling is commonly used by therapists to deactivate and help loosen trigger points within a tight muscle using a fine acupuncture needle. Chronic muscle tension and spasm can cause reduced oxygen and  nutrients supply to the muscles which can result in abnormal function […]

Health Tip: Activating Your Seeds and Nuts

Soaking nuts and seeds begins the process of germination, breaking down the phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors. Enzyme inhibitors act by binding to enzymes and decrease and/or block their actions. The enzyme inhibitors are beneficial to nuts, as they prevent the nuts from prematurely sprouting, however they also act on our digestive enzymes, preventing their […]

How to Stay Happy and Healthy During Pregnancy

During pregnancy it is important to stay healthy, happy and relaxed. Diet and exercise play a key role. Another important factor for health and wellbeing during your pregnancy is Osteopathic treatment. Massage, stretching and the other Osteopathic techniques have benefits to you and your unborn baby such as relieving nervous tension and stress and it […]

Wimbledon Returns

All the tennis enthusiasts will be up late and bleary eyed over the next few weeks – Wimbledon is back! If you were tuned in last night for Day 1 coverage, you may have seen Victoria Azarenka’s tumble in the second set against Portugal’s Kohler. What a nasty fall and wrench to the right knee! […]