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Tension headaches, migraines and osteopathy

Do you suffer from tension headaches or migraines? What can osteopathy do for you? Tension headaches are characterised by a mild to moderate pain intensity around both sides of the head, which can be described by a dull, pressure like headache without any neurological symptoms and can be reoccurring (1). Around 67% in men and […]

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Osteo for dancers

We can work with you through your dance career to assist with injury rehabilitation, management and prevention. We understand when you say “my foot hurts when I relevé” or “my développé devant is lower than everyone else’s”, because we have an osteopath who is also a dancer. Ways in which we may assist a dancer: […]

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A hot topic: Should I use heat or ice for my back pain?

  Summary   There is stronger evidence to support the use of heat therapy rather than ice therapy or creams that give the sensation of heat for the treatment of back pain   Using a heat pack that wraps around the back >2 hrs a day for 5-14days is an effective way to manage low […]

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Autism and osteopathy

Autism and osteopathy. Like all children, your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may suffer from muscle or joint pain/injury at some stage in their life. This could be a headache, postural discomfort or sports injury. If your child struggles with communication, expressing this pain may be difficult and frustrating but left untreated may snowball […]

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Spring Osteo welcomes Dr Josh Wood

Spring Osteo Clinic is excited to welcome our new osteopath, Dr Josh Wood to the team. Josh’s main areas of interest are sports injuries and chronic pain recovery and rehabilitation. He enjoys aiding sports players (regardless of level) to get back to the sport they enjoy and gains satisfaction seeing patients with chronic pain improve […]

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Improving your workplace ergonomics

What is ergonomics? The term “ergonomics” is derived from two Greek words, “ergon,” meaning work, and “nomoi,” meaning natural laws. In simple terms ergonomics is dealing with the science behind the design and positioning of equipment in your workplace. Why does my workplace ergonomics affect me? The average employee may spend 6-8 hours of the […]

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Who should I see – an osteopath, physiotherapist or chiropractor?

Who should I see – an osteopath, physiotherapist or chiropractor? One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘what is the difference between an osteopath, a physiotherapist and a chiropractor?’ followed by ‘who should I see?’ It’s a big question and often answered by more questions. You are not only looking at three […]

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