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How Osteopathy Can Help You Recover after a Fracture

So, you were doing your best superhero impression, soaring through the air with unparalleled grace… until gravity decided to remind you that you’re no Superman and sent you crashing down to reality.  Or you were powering through a weekend warrior sports session – only to be reminded that you do not in fact have the […]

All About Quadricep Strains

This month we find ourselves fascinated by quadricep strains and hope to share a little information and advice with you.  If that interests you, read on.  But if another injury or ache or pain is your priority right now, please give us a call.  We are here to help with hamstring strains, bicep strains, triceps […]

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 […]

RSI

Recovering from RSI with Osteopathy The human body is meant to move. It’s not meant to move like a machine in a factory – repetitively performing one action. And yet office work, modern technology and many manual jobs force us to move in such a way. Even our leisure time is invaded with some sports, […]

Calf Muscle Strain

You may not give them much thought, but your calf muscles are constantly working hard day-to-day when you’re walking around or exercising. This makes it really inconvenient – not to mention painful – when you strain a calf muscle. Muscle strains are a common reason our patients seek out osteopathic treatment. Read on to find […]

Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)

You may have heard of tennis elbow, but are you familiar with its counterpart, golfer’s elbow? Both are tendon injuries; the connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone. So what’s the difference? This problem in the outer elbow is known as tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), while golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) is located in the inner […]

Concussion

Concussion, aka ‘mild traumatic brain injury’, has been the topic of much research and discussion between health professionals in recent years. It is a particularly important topic amongst practitioners who treat sports people on the field and in the clinic setting. Although concussion in sport is a common occurrence, anyone with a head can get […]

Lateral Ankle Sprain

How many of us have rolled our ankle and damaged a ligament at some point in our life?! The answer is many of us. Approximately 2 million ankle ‘sprains’ (the word used to describe a ligament that has been over-stretched or torn) occur in the US every year alone, which gives you an idea of […]

Lateral Ankle Sprain

How many of us have rolled our ankle and damaged a ligament at some point in our life?! The answer is many of us. Many sprains occur in the sporting world, but there are surprising amounts that occur in the general population. This shows us that we don’t have to be an elite sportsperson to be […]

Gluteal Tendinopathy

Have you recently started to experience pain at the side of your hip? With the turn of the new year now behind us, maybe you’re embracing your new healthy lifestyle and have been going for a solid run several times a week to shift some of those festive kilos… Or it might just be that […]