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Tackling Twisted Knees

An Osteopath’s Kick-about with Sprained Ligaments   Introduction: Hey there, fellow footie/soccer enthusiasts!  So, you were on the pitch weaving through opponents, when you twisted your knee.  Now you’re hobbling like you’ve just discovered your inner penguin.  Sound familiar? Or maybe you weren’t on the pitch.  Maybe it was a dodgy dance move, a laundry […]

Increase Shoulder Stability Through Exercise

Are you struggling with shoulder instability?  Maybe you’ve previously injured a muscle or tendon, or dislocated your shoulder and problems are persisting?  Are simple tasks such as reaching overhead, lifting objects, or even getting dressed or brushing your hair challenging and painful?  Well, there is hope.  Our Osteopaths are here to help you regain strength […]

Introducing our new Chiropodist!

  Emily has joined our team as our second Chiropodist on staff.  She is skilled and self-motivated, with an Advanced Diploma of Health Sciences in Chiropody (with distinction) from the Michener Institute.   She also obtained her Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of Toronto providing her with in depth knowledge into biomechanical and gait analyses. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]