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Understanding DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options:   Introduction DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist. The pain and discomfort in your wrist and thumb can make even simple tasks feel daunting, but with proper care and treatment, relief is possible.  If you’re experiencing discomfort and swelling in […]

Understanding Cervical Kyphosis

Causes, Effects, and Osteopathic Care Introduction: Cervical kyphosis, sometimes also referred to as “military neck”, is a condition characterized by an abnormal curvature of the cervical spine. The neck normally has a natural c-shaped curve, with the open bit behind you. We call this lordosis. However, when kyphosis is present that curve gets flattened out […]

All About Disc Injuries: An Osteopath’s Perspective

Introduction: Disc injuries, though often underestimated, can significantly impact quality of life. From gradual wear and tear to severe extrusion or sequestration, the journey of a disc injury encompasses various stages, each presenting its own set of challenges.  Our Osteopaths have witnessed firsthand, the complexities of these injuries and understand the potential for holistic treatment […]

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. […]

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 […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When Your Hands Demand Relief from an Osteopath’s Touch: This month we’re focussing on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and what our Osteopaths can do to help. So, you’re experiencing tingling, numbness, or pain in your hands and wrists. You might be afflicted with that bothersome condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).  Whether you spend long […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Are you experiencing wrist pain or numbness in the fingers and hands that worsens at night? Carpal tunnel syndrome could be to blame. It’s a painful and debilitating condition that causes hand and wrist pain due to pressure on the nerves in the wrist. Read on to learn about carpal tunnel syndrome, what causes it […]

The Nervous System

Have you ever wondered what makes our bodies do what they do? Why we move, talk, breathe and everything in between? Well, there is one system of the body that is primarily responsible for driving all those things… your nervous system.   What is the nervous system? The nervous system is a complex collection of […]

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a spinal condition that in the sports world most commonly affects cricketers and gymnasts, but in reality, can affect anyone! Pronounced ‘spon-di-lo-lice-thee-sis’, it most commonly affects the lowest segments of the lower spine region. What is spondylolisthesis? Spondylolisthesis is the slipping forward of one vertebra on another. This most commonly occurs at the […]