News: Osteopathy for Pregnancy

Postpartum mothers have heavier breasts than they normally would, carry their babies in their arms daily, and also spend a large amount of time breastfeeding. Moreover, the newborn will only increase in weight. All these changes can put their back under a lot of strain leading to upper back pain and stiffness. Osteopathic treatment can help improve movement and function in the spine and ribs and encourage better posture which can improve breathing and lymphatic function. - more

News: Gentle Osteopathy for Chronic Pain

Pain is a normal protective sensation produced by the brain. When you get injured, the specialised nerves in your body tissue send information to your brain.

When you live with chronic pain, it can affect all aspects of your life: social, personal, family and work. Often times, the most common solution to pain management is medication. Medication can dull the pain and provide temporary relief; however it does not actually treat the root cause of the pain.  - more

News: What to look for with Tongue-Tied Babies

The presentation of symptomatic tongue- tie may vary widely, including symptoms and signs in both infant and mother.

Maternal presentation is commonly characterised by:

  • nipple pain and/or erosions
  • painful breasts
  • low milk supply
  • plugged ducts
  • mastitis
  • frustration, disappointment, and discouragement with breastfeeding
  • untimely weaning

Infant symptoms and signs include:

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News: Osteopathy for Sciatica

Symptoms of sciatica can be be constant or intermittent, depending on activities or even the time of day. 

Symptoms of sciatica may include the following: - more

News: Osteopathy for Acute Back Pain

How to get rid of back pain? - more

News: WHAT IS TONGUE TIE? - An Osteopathic Approach


— Thin piece of skin under baby’s tongue (lingual frenulum) is abnormally short

— Restricts movement of tongue tip

— Impairs breast feeding

—Affects 3-4 per cent of babies

— Solved by frenotomy, cutting the frenulum with surgical scissors or laser 

Cranial osteopathy may be beneficial in treating babies who have had the surgical or laser tongue tie release or frenectomy. We advise to see your osteopath as soon as poosible after the procedure as the treatment aims to: - more

News: 10 Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Tough Issues

Raising children is both TOUGH and GRATIFYING. In this increasingly global and complex world our kids face challenges that are wide ranging. It is important for parents to talk about tough issues, or our kids will get thier facts from someone or somewhere else.

Top 10 Tips

Start the lines of communication Early

Initiate conversations with your child

Discuss Sex and relationships

Create an open and inviting environment

Communicate your own values

Listen to your child  - more

News: What Does an Osteopath Even Do?

Osteopaths assess, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate stress and strain in the human body.

News: Yoga and Meditation Better Than Memory Games for Memory Issues

"Historically and anecdotally, yoga has been thought to be beneficial in ageing well, but this is the scientific demonstration of that benefit,” says lead researcher Harris Eyre, from the University of Adelaide

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Last Reviewed: 11 May 2016 

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