What is pain?

What is pain? The Oxford dictionary describes pain as an unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury.¹ It’s the body’s alarm system to alert you that something is wrong, that there is actual or potential damage to the body. If...

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Why we all need Vitamin C

Also known as L-ascorbic acid, Vitamin C is an essential vitamin used every day for growth and repair of tissues, it helps to form connective tissue which is needed in all areas of the body from bone, cartilage, to...

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The Philosophy of Osteopathy

We often get asked “What is osteopathy?” and “How does it differ to other manual therapies?” There are 3 main tenets that underpin the philosophy of osteopathy and form the basis of everything we do: 1) The body is a unit. Osteopaths...

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Are you getting enough sleep?

Sleep is one of the most important factors in maintaining your health, along with a healthy diet and regular exercise routine, but did you know that 40% of Australian adults are suffering from inadequate sleep? There are many negative effects...

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4 common myths about back pain

There are many myths about back pain and how to care for it that we hear regularly. Here are 4 of the most common: 1). The more severe the pain the more damage there is in my back. Pain is very...

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What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a sideways bending of the spine. Normally when you look at a person’s spine it runs in a straight line. If you look at a person with scoliosis, their spine bends to the side in either a...

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