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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Does having short breaks from work or study actually increase concentration?

Do you find yourself sitting at work, or studying, and an hour later you look at your watch and you have completed barely anything since the last time you looked at it? This is a form of fatigue. It is common...

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What to expect after an Ankle Sprain

Anatomy of the Ankle The main movement of the ankle is bending the foot upwards and downwards, and there are a number of small bones in the foot that also allow slight rotation and twisting of the foot. There are...

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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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