August 26, 2021

Can Osteopathy Help With Shoulder Pain?

Our Osteopaths are highly trained in treating patients with shoulder injuries. During treatment, we focus on treating the root cause of pain. Therefore, we will rarely only concentrate on your shoulder; we will examine your entire spine, including the neck, upper back, and pelvis, where […]
August 25, 2021

What Is Core Strength And How Do I Maintain It?

After a long winter, a lockdown, and extended periods working from home, you may find you have been leading a pretty sedentary life. However, sitting a lot more than usual can mean the core muscles aren’t being challenged as much, so it might be time […]
August 25, 2021

Help! My Jaw Hurts! What Can I Do?

Many people think Osteopaths only treat backs!  We find that sometimes patients don’t mention some of their aches and pains, because they think we don’t treat that area. Jaw pain (commonly referred to as TMJ pain) is one such example. Jaw pain can be extremely […]
August 24, 2021

Why Does My Neck Hurt?

Osteopaths are highly skilled in treating patients with neck pain. During treatment, our focus is on treating the root cause of your pain. Therefore, we will rarely only focus on your neck; we will examine your entire spine, where we may often find additional structures […]
August 24, 2021

How Do Injuries Heal?

The 3 Phases of The Healing Process  During an injury, physical trauma disrupts the balance of normal cellular function and triggers the beginning of complex physiological repair processes. Lots of times, injuries can repair to normal or almost normal function. In others, the injury may […]
August 20, 2021

Can Osteopathy Help With Whiplash?

What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a common injury that Osteopaths often treat. It is a neck injury due to forceful hyper-flexion and hyper-extension movement of the neck and often can affect the entire spine. Car accidents commonly cause whiplash, sporting accidents, falls and many other […]
April 2, 2021

10 Facts About Back Pain

Whether sudden or gradual, back pain can be a debilitating experience that prevents you from taking part in your daily life. It can be isolating, frightening and frustrating. Back pain is scary, and can really impact on quality of life. However, only approximately 1% of […]
November 29, 2020

Anxiety in Children; How Breathing Re-Training Can Help

Anxiety in children is a common condition affecting about 25% of children aged between 13 and 18.  When children are anxious, they are in fight-or-flight mode.  In this state, the body feels threatened and reacts to help the person escape or avoid a threatening situation. […]
March 16, 2020

Breathing Retraining – An Osteopathic Approach

Many people may not realise something as simple as breathing can have a huge impact on their daily health. Dysfunctional breathing often goes undetected, sometimes leading to a lifetime of poor breathing habits. Are you breathing correctly? Training yourself to breathe properly can have lifelong […]
March 16, 2020
Frozen Shoulder

Can An Osteopath Help With My Frozen Shoulder?

What Is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterised by stiffness, pain and severe restriction of movement in the shoulder due to intense inflammation in the shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms typically begin gradually, worsens over time and then […]
March 16, 2020
Physio Knee Exercises

Healing From A Sports Injury? How An Osteopath Can Help

Our bodies are a complex structure of muscles, bones, tendons and connective tissue which, when all is well, work together in harmony to help us move in all the ways we want to. Unfortunately when one or more of these elements is not functioning at […]
March 16, 2020

Can Osteopathy Help With Sciatica?

What Is Sciatica? The term ‘sciatica’ refers to pain, inflammation and neurological sensations associated with the sciatic nerve, most commonly presenting itself as pain radiating down the back of the leg. It most commonly occurs when a herniated disk or narrowing of the spine (spinal […]
February 23, 2020
Mountain Cyclist

How Osteopathy Can Help Cyclists

A passion for cycling, hobby cyclist on the weekends, or serious mountain biker taking on the rugged New Zealand back country? However you choose to enjoy your time on the bike, there are times when injury and pain can mean it’s not as enjoyable as […]
February 23, 2020
Golfing Injury

Improve Your Golf With Osteopathy

Suffering from a golfing injury? Or want to improve your performance? Osteopathy can help! Osteopathy is a natural approach to healing and preventative health that focuses on treating your injuries while taking into account the body as a whole. How does this relate to golf […]
February 23, 2020
Running Injury

How Can Osteopathy Help With Running Injuries?

Whether you are running marathons, using running as a training aid for other sports or just jogging for general fitness there is always room for improvement in performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation. While there are many avenues for those seeking help and advice with their […]