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Osteopathy and Chronic Back Pain

Have you experienced back pain? Or know someone who has? With over 80% of Australian’s reported to have some type of back pain over their life time, it surely has crossed you path – with either yourself, a family member, friend or colleague. So what can be done and how can seeing an Osteopath for […]

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Best Sleeping Position for Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can be caused by many different reasons – and it can affect how we function during the day, how we move around, our ability to drive, sit at a desk, carry bags/shopping/kids, cook, and of course sleep at night. The most common causes of shoulder pain can include: Shoulder impingement Shoulder Bursitis Tendonitis […]

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Top Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Did you know that shoulder pain can be caused from lots of different issues? Osteopaths are highly skilled at diagnosing and treating shoulder pain and associated conditions. We make sure you understand what has happened and why. By understanding the complex nature of the shoulder girdle, it will help explain how so many different issues […]

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Sciatica in pregnancy

Pregnancy is an amazing experience – both experiencing it or watching someone go through it. The body undergoes such transformational changes which include hormonal changes and of course lots of postural changes to accommodate for the growing size of the baby in the abdomen and pelvis. This in turn may cause strain on the lower […]

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Pelvic Floor and How To Strengthen It

What is the Pelvic Floor and How Can I do Exercises for it? The good news is…..pelvic floor exercises can be done anywhere – while sitting, standing or lying down! The benefits of exercise for your pelvic floor include: Reducing back pain, pelvic pain and pelvic girdle pain Improving and maintaining muscle tone Supporting good […]

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Neck Pain and Osteopathy

Lately we have seen an increase in neck pain patients coming into our clinic. Injuries that might be causing neck pain could be a bulging disc, pinched nerves in the neck, muscle and ligament strains, arthritis, joint sprains, and whiplash. Acute or chronic neck pain may often be associated with a sedentary job or lifestyle.

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Scoliosis

Did you know that everybody has curves in their back? We actually have three distinct and purposeful curves – and they’re perfectly normal. In fact, this curvature is necessary as they provide shock absorption and allow mobility in all different ways in our spine. The curves are found in the neck (cervical spine), the mid […]

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