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Published by Better Health Osteopathy on 24 August 2021, 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 result in impaired function of the damaged tissue, or on occasion, can cause chronic pain. Sometimes injuries heal very quickly, and others can seem slow at times.
So, knowing what’s happening on a cellular level and the part the immune system has to play should give you an insight into the healing processes that your body goes through. This will hopefully prepare you for faster, safer and more effective recovery from injury. It is also important to remain positive and remember that the body has an innate capacity to heal, and with proper treatment and advice, your injury should heal very well!
The process of healing begins almost immediately after an injury and proceeds in a relatively organised fashion. It follows three phases that often overlap:
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Lorraine Herity is the Clinic Director of Better Health Osteopathy in Christchurch, New Zealand. She previously worked in Osteopathic clinics in London and Ireland, before moving to New Zealand. Lorraine trained at the British School of Osteopathy in London, where she gained her Master of Osteopathy (M.Ost). Lorraine is a dedicated and passionate Osteopath. Her main aim is to help her patients regain their health and to return her patients back to their everyday activities, in as quick a time as possible. Lorraine is also a clinic tutor on the Osteopathic Course in Ara and relishes the opportunity to teach the next generation of osteopaths.
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