Are we utilising all our resources in fighting this pandemic?

There is no denying that the impacts of COVID-19 are omnipresent in all of our lives right now. At the time of writing this, the death toll has nearly reached 96,000 people and unprecedented public health measures have been initiated around the globe. In Australia, we have rapidly mobilised the healthcare system in the best … Continue reading Are we utilising all our resources in fighting this pandemic?

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

Pressed for time? Time for a break (literally).

In our busy modern lifestyle we attempt to cram everything into each moment of the day, striving for another minute here or there, often performing two or three tasks at at a time. Yet the ever increasing advances in technology designed to time save and make our lives easier seem to consume our attention entirely. How … Continue reading Pressed for time? Time for a break (literally).