Undiagnosed Diabetes?

There may be half a million people, right now, in Australia with undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Australia posted some startling figures during Diabetes awareness week last month. Now for those of you who don’t know much about Type 2 diabetes,...

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Osteopathy and Pregnancy – How Osteopathy can play a role

Osteopathic treatment aims to maximise your body's ability to change and support you and your baby with minimum pain and discomfort. Over my many years in practice, one question that I have often been asked is ‘Can osteopathy help during...

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How important is the right pillow in avoiding neck pain and headaches?

Over the years, it is likely that you have woken up at times with a stiff and painful neck, and/or a headache just to top it off. This neck pain can involve many of the tissues in our body, including...

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Could my desk set-up at work be contributing to my back pain?

It is common for people who work in an office environment to experience back pain, neck pain or headaches. The way in which your workspace is set up (i.e. your desk ergonomics) may be a contributing factor as to...

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What causes numbness and tingling in my fingers and hands?

As Osteopaths, we commonly see patients who experience numbness and tingling in their fingers and hands. There are a number of different reasons this can happen. All of the nerves and blood vessels in our arms and hands begin in...

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Is there a natural alternative to anti-inflammatory creams?

There are many products on the market that we reach for when we have sore and swollen joints or aching muscles, and Voltarin gel and Rapigel is usually the first point of call. But is this the best for our...

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