OSTEOPATHY FAQs

So you’ve heard about the health benefits of osteopathic treatment and you still have some questions… We’ve got you! We have compiled answers to frequently asked questions that we get asked as osteopaths. What is an osteopath? This is a common question we encounter! An osteopath is a government-registered, allied health practitioner who aims to […]

INJURY BLOG: HAMSTRING STRAIN

Have you ever started a new running program with a little too much enthusiasm and ended up hobbling around the house, wincing when you go to sit down or stand up? A strained hamstring is the likely culprit!  The hamstring is the group of three muscles that run down the back of your thigh. It […]

Back to work: Desk tips to remember!

The silly season is over, and we are all heading back to work! Whether you are going into the office, staying at home or doing a mixture of both — sitting in the same space for 8 hours a day can take a toll on your body. Prioritising a suitable workspace is essential for your […]

Sacroiliac joint pain: We can help!

Many of us have experienced lower back pain at some point in our lives. Whether that is after a fall, running or simply sitting down for too long most days. SIJ is short for ‘sacroiliac joint’, and SIJ pain contributes to around 15-30% of back pain. But most of us don’t know much about it, […]

Five foods you should try

Getting bored of the food you eat day in, day out, week after week?! Well lucky for you we have some suggestions for you to help spice up your shopping list and keep you healthy into the festive period (where we’re all likely to pig out and indulge on chocolate, desserts, and cake… and chocolate… […]

The nervous system

Have you ever wondered what makes our bodies do what they do? Why we move, talk, breathe and everything in between? Well, there is one system of the body that is primarily responsible for driving all those things… your nervous system. What is the nervous system? The nervous system is a complex collection of nerves […]

Tips for your home workout

One of the positive things to come out of extended periods of lockdown over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic is it has given people chance to get in touch with their bodies. With gyms closed at various times, the home workout became the choice for many. Those who previously decided to give exercise a […]

Arthritis: Osteo- or Rheumatoid?

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Every October 12th marks World Arthritis Day, a campaign to raise awareness for people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions across the globe. There are many forms of arthritis, each with their own features and ways they affect the body. ‘Arthritis’ is an umbrella term used to describe any condition that affects the joints of the […]

COVID-19 check-in!

I think we can all agree it’s been a particularly rough 18+ months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world. It’s safe to say that we’ve all been affected in some way, whether it be through changes to work, finances, isolation, having to home-school the kids, or worst of all, losing a loved one. We […]

Osteopathy: FAQ

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In this blog we’ve compiled the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we get asked as osteopaths. Keep on reading to learn all about us, what we do and how we can help you and your family.