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  • The harmful affects of binge TV watching

    Winter is truly upon us and with it comes the temptation to cuddle up in a warm dressing gown and dive right in to our favourite TV show. In the age of Netflix, Stan and all other streaming services there has been no better time to binge-out on our favourite drama for hours on end. […]

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  • Tension headaches

    Do you suffer from tight, vicelike pain or pressure on your head? If so, you may have a Tension Headache.  Read on to find out more and what you can do about them! Symptoms of Tension Headaches Constant pressing or tightening pain on both sides of the head with mild to moderate intensity. Tension headaches […]

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  • Winter Sports Injuries

    Winter Sports Injuries   Australia is a sports-loving nation, winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’. Australian’s just can’t seem to get enough of AFL, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course there are many other popular sports […]

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  • What is Vertigo

    What is vertigo? Vertigo is a type of dizziness. It is described as a “spinning” sensation in the head and is usually brought on by sudden changes in position. Some people say it feels like standing still in a spinning room. You may feel like you are going to fall over. The most common cause […]

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  • Living with nerve pain

    Living with nerve pain Nerve pain (neuropathic pain) affects about one in every 20 people in Australia. It is caused by damage to nerves that feel pain, touch and temperature. The pain has been described as a burning, shooting or crawling sensation or like electric shocks, and there are often other feelings, such as numbness […]

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  • Tumeric Extracts and Curcumin for Alleviating the Symptoms of Joint Arthritis

    Tumeric Extracts and Curcumin for Alleviating the Symptoms of Joint Arthritis   Although the exact biochemical cause of osteoarthritis remains unknown, it is associated with inflammation in articular cartilage, which can cause joint pain, especially in the knee and hip joints. Some of the most common treatments are analgesic and anti-inflammatory medicines. However, these drugs […]

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  • What is Osteoarthritis? How Blackburn Osteopathy can assist.

    Osteoarthritis  Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common natural occurring degenerative conditions of the body’s joints affecting people of all ages however it is more prevalent as we age. It is characterised primarily by a loss of cartilage around a joint, which helps to provide smooth gliding of a joint, and results in pain […]

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  • Osteopathy and Pregnancy

    Osteopathy and Pregnancy     It is common for many women to experience back or pelvic pain during pregnancy. Other symptoms may include; hip pain, sciatica, aching feet, neck pain, or shortness of breath. These are all normal occurrences during pregnancy, but that doesn’t mean you need to experience them. Osteopathic treatment may help to […]

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