Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

What is FAI? The hip joint is a ball-and-socket type joint involving the top of the femur (thigh bone) and the acetabulum (aspect of the pelvis). A painful hip condition that Osteopaths commonly treat, is called femoroacetabular impingement. Femoroacetabular Impingement (or FAI as it’s commonly referred to) is a condition in which extra bone grows […]

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Shockwave Therapy – EMS Dolorclast Machine

SHOCKWAVE THERAPY – EMS DOLORCLAST MACHINE Shockwave therapy is becoming more and more well known in the medical and allied health professional industries. It is a useful treatment method of pain, that is related to a number of soft tissue conditions and injuries.  What is Shockwave Therapy, and how does it work? Shockwave therapy is […]

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Tips for your Desk Ergonomics

Did you know that Australians sit around 10 hours a day? (1) Sitting for long periods of time not only increases your risk of health conditions such as diabetes and cancer but also can lead to a long list of musculoskeletal pains and injuries. There is a reason “Desk Disease” is now a commonly used […]

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Can Gut Health Affect Autoimmunity?

Autoimmune conditions are on the rise. Autoimmunity can affect any part of the body, from the skin to the thyroid, the gut to the connective tissue. But one aspect that is overlooked is the role that the gut plays in immunity. An unhappy gut can lead to autoimmune disease, but a happy gut can support […]

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Had an XRay or Scan? Now what?

Have you recently been referred for an XRay or a scan such as an ultrasound, CT scan or an MRI. Your GP may have sent you. Or your osteo. There are 3 things that can happen after a scan. You did see something on your scan. It may have shown some changes. Age-related degeneration. Disc bulge. […]

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Is stress the cause of your headaches?

We live in a stressful world. Sometimes we don’t even realize we are stressed. Sometimes we do, and ignore it. Stress is a major reality for many. With stress, especially chronic stress, comes symptoms. Headaches and migraines can be a symptom of your stress. How? Stress can manifest in many different ways for different people. Tightness […]

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How can Naturopathy help my headaches?

It is not only muscle tension and poor ergonomics that can cause headaches and migraines. Other factors such as hormonal changes, dehydration, nutritional deficiencies and poor nutrition can cause headaches and migraines. How will your Naturopath figure out the cause? As part of your Naturopath consult, an extensive history and assessment will be taken by […]

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Can osteopathy help your headache?

With all of the different types of headaches and all the different types of causes, it is our job to find out your triggers… and address them! Osteopathy may be effective for the relief of your headaches or migraines. How? We take a full history and assess you. We need to find the why. Why […]

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What is this headache?

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 15 per cent of the Australian population in 1995 were taking medication to relieve the symptoms of headaches. Osteopathy, good self-care advice and Naturopathy, may be effective for the treatment and management of your headaches or migraines. A thorough delve into your history, assessing why your headaches or migraines […]

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