Charcot-Marie Tooth (CMT) Disease is a genetic disorder that affects the peripheral nerves, leading to muscle weakness and wasting, particularly in the feet, legs, and hands. It is a progressive condition and currently does not have a cure. Treatment for CMT typically focuses on managing symptoms an...

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03 / 01 / 2024

PES CAVUS (High Arches)

Pes cavus also known as high arches, is a condition characterized by an abnormally high arch in the foot. It can lead to various issues such as foot pain, instability, and difficulty finding properly fitting shoes. Osteopathy may offer some benefits for individuals with pes cavus.

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01 / 26 / 2024

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder injuries are quite prevalent and can stem from various sources. Participating in sports and occupational activities that involve repetitive overhead movements, as well as everyday tasks like carrying a baby or engaging in gardening, can contribute to shoulder injuries.

 

 

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12 / 20 / 2023

Osteopathy for Athletes

Enhancing Performance and Preventing Injuries

Athletes are constantly pushing their bodies to the limit, striving to improve their performance. In this quest, athletes can encounter various aches, pains and injuries that can hinder their progress. Osteopathic treatment not only helps athletes reco...

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11 / 23 / 2023

CONCUSSION

What is a concussion?

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occurs when the brain experiences a sudden impact or jolt. It commonly occurs as a result of a blow to the head, a fall, or any force that causes the brain to move within the skull. Concussions can also occur without...

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What and Who does it Affect?

Lower back pain effects up to 80% of the population at one point in their life. One cause of lower back pain can be due to spondylolisthesis. Spondylolisthesis can be defined as a forward displacement of one vertebra on top of another. This condition affects around one...

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What is Plagiocephaly?

Plagiocephaly is a condition where a baby's head is flattened on one side, causing an asymmetrical appearance.

Risk factors of plagiocephaly include prematurity, prolonged labour, unusual birth position, complicated delivery, twins, limited neck position or preference in h...

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04 / 12 / 2023

OSTEOPATHY FOR SENIORS

Keeping mobile is key to keeping your independence and health as you age. Osteopathic care for the elderly helps improve mobility by helping with muscle relaxation, joint flexibility, healthy blood flow and postural balance while reducing bodily pain. Our goal is to help you stay active and independ...

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Fibromyalgia is a descriptive term for a condition in which patients complain of widespread muscle and joint pain, stiffness and fatigue.

Causes of Fibromyalgia

The cause of fibromyalgia remains unknown; no pathology has been found in the ‘tender spots’. It has been suggested that this is an abn...

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11 / 03 / 2022

Anterior Pelvic Tilt

The diaphragm is a dome shaped muscle which separates the thoracic and abdominal compartment. It has three openings consisting of vena cava foramen, oesophageal hiatus and aortic hiatus allowing passage from thorax to the abdomen.

  1. Oesophagus facilitates the passage of food into the stomach
  2. Inf...

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09 / 07 / 2022

Reflux in babies

Gastro-oesophageal reflux refers to involuntary passage of gastric contents into the oesophagus. It is one of the most common causes of gastrointestinal symptoms among infants. At birth, neuromuscular activity and lower oesophageal sphincter peristalsis are underdeveloped resulting in frequent retro...

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Traditionally, pain on the outside of the hip was always attributed to a gluteal/trochanteric bursitis. More recently, literature has found that only around 20% of people with lateral hip pain have a bursitis. More commonly, the pain can be caused by a tendinopathy of the gluteus Medius or Minimus....

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