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  • Golf and Osteopathy

    Golf and Osteopathy Golf is a sport with many health and wellbeing benefits. A reported 60 million people of all ages play golf across the world, sometimes into their 80s and 90s. The health benefits have been widely reported in recent years with an 18 hole round amounting to 6-8 km of walking, requiring over […]

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  • Avoid Common Christmas Injuries

    Avoid Common Christmas Injuries – Osteo Clinic Newsletter December 2016 With the festive party season in full swing and holidays just around the corner, Osteopaths are urging everyone to take extra caution, to stay safe, injury-free and happy this Christmas. The best Christmas present you can yourself and family is; Your Health. Osteopaths see many […]

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  • School bags and back pain

    Written by Dr Shane Heslop   We like to think school bags have changed quite a lot since I was in school which was only about 2 years ago, well, perhaps slightly more.  We had anything and everything, including backpacks of course.  Unfortunately I am astonished to see the quality of backpacks that our kids […]

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  • Sports Injuries

      Sport is an important part of the culture in Australia, with a long history in the country dating back to the pre-colonial period. Australia’s mild winters mean that in most parts of Australia, regular outdoor sports can be played all year, and indeed more vigorous sports are more comfortably played in winter. Did you […]

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  • Acute Back Pain

    At the first sign of back pain, there are a few simple things you can do to provide short term relief and give your back the best chance of healing quickly. Make sure you call your Osteopath to book an appointment, below are tips to help you manage your back pain: Stay active: It may […]

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  • How much caffeine should be ingested in one day?

    Caffeine is found in many foods that are commonly eaten or drunk over a day. These include coffee, chocolate, black tea, soft drinks which account for 98% of the average persons daily intake. But caffeine can also be found in other foods and medicines. 1 mug of instant coffee: 100mg 1 mug of filter coffee: […]

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  • Tennis Elbow

    Tennis elbow is a painful condition affecting the outside part of the human elbow. This body part is scientifically called the lateral epicondyle. Thus, the medical term for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow is often caused by overuse, abuse, and misuse of the forearm. Many forearm muscles attach at or around the lateral […]

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  • Scoliosis

    Scoliosis is a medical disorder common to people in which the spine or vertebral column becomes misaligned through a 3-dimensional deviation. Three-dimensional meaning, it can be viewed on the x-ray as resembling a letter “C” or “S” instead of the normal straight line. The word scoliosis came from the Greek word σκολίωσις (skoliosis) literally meaning […]

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