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Osteopathy for Musicians

For musicians, your instrument can be an extension of yourselves.  But losing yourself in the music can come at a cost.  Yes, within this pursuit of passion, lurks some silent adversaries: repetitive strain injury (RSI), back problems and hand injuries, just to name a few. While good technique and posture help A LOT, you still […]

Subacromial Impingement – An Osteopathic Perspective

Introduction: Ever had that stubborn shoulder pain that just won’t quit? Or found that you simply can’t perform overhead tasks because your shoulder is too weak? Maybe the pain kicks in when you lift your arm to the side? It seems likely you’re suffering from a subacromial impingement, also sometimes referred to as shoulder impingement. […]

Hip Osteoarthritis

Understanding, Coping, and Thriving Osteoarthritis is not fun.  This month we’re focusing on osteoarthritis of the hip in depth.  If that’s not related to your aches and pains, we’re still here to help.     What is Hip Osteoarthritis? First things first, let’s understand what hip osteoarthritis is.  Imagine your hip joint as a well-oiled […]

Office Worker Elbow

If you’re an office worker and you’ve been dealing with elbow pain, you’re not alone. Many of us spend hours at a desk, typing away on a computer, and sometimes that can lead to discomfort in our elbows. Let’s dive into what might be causing your elbow pain, some basics about elbow anatomy, and most […]

Your First Osteopathy Appointment

So, you’ve got your first appointment with an osteopath coming up and you’re filled with anticipation and curiosity.  Let’s walk you through what to expect before, during, and after your first visit here at BeacHealth. Before the Appointment: Before you head to your Osteopath’s clinic, take a moment to gather some essential information. Make sure […]

Medial Ankle Sprain

Ouch! So, you missed your footing on the stairs and fell.  You landed badly, twisting your ankle in a funny direction. It could have been worse of course, but it’s still not great.  It’s time to call your Osteopath. What Is a Medial Ankle Sprain? When your foot rolled, it stretched or even tore the […]

Mobilizing Your Joints

It’s miserable when your joints ache. It’s worse when they’re stiff and everyday movement hurts. Often, gentle exercise has everything feeling right again. But sometimes it doesn’t. If that’s the case, it might be time to call the osteopath. You’ve got a lot of joints in your body: Hinge joints (your knees, for example), ball […]

Exercise For Osteoporosis

It’s World Osteoporosis Day  this month (on October 20th) so let’s look at the benefits of exercise for bone health and osteoporosis.   What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a chronic condition that causes a person’s bones to become weak and brittle, making them susceptible to fracture from minor falls or injuries. While your bones naturally […]

Osteopathic Treatment For Arthritis

Arthritis comes from the Greek word ‘arthron’ (meaning joint) and the ending ‘itis’ (meaning inflammation of). The term arthritis describes over a hundred conditions that cause inflammation of the joints. Read on to find out more about the main types of arthritis and how osteopathic treatment could help to manage your symptoms to improve your […]

Osteopathy For Neck Pain

Did you know that approximately 1 in 3 adults experience neck pain at least once a year? It’s not surprising that it is a common reason that our patients come into Beachealth seeking osteopathic treatment. Research shows that neck pain is more persistent in people who have experienced back pain. As osteos who regularly treat […]