Osteopathy for neck pain

Osteopathy for neck pain

Neck pain and back pain are the leading cause of lost workdays among musculoskeletal problems. Cricked Necks Waking up with a crick in your neck can be anything from a mild annoyance to a safety risk if it affects your driving. Although most episodes will clear...
Symptoms and management of migraines through osteopathy

Symptoms and management of migraines through osteopathy

Migraines can be debilitating, and account for a significant number of national sick days. There are medications available to help manage or reduce symptoms, but prevention is better than cure. Symptoms of Migraines Although they may be misunderstood as “just...
How can osteopaths help with conditions of the elbow & shoulder

How can osteopaths help with conditions of the elbow & shoulder

Osteopaths don’t just treat backs! We can also help with aches and pains in the elbow and shoulder. Elbow Pain Muscle Strains around the Elbow We recently posted about epicondylitis: tennis and golfer’s elbow. We can also help with more straight forward...
Golfer’s & tennis elbow: prevention, diagnosis and management

Golfer’s & tennis elbow: prevention, diagnosis and management

Golfer’s and Tennis Elbow are both forms of epicondylitis: inflammation in the elbow where the muscle meets bone. They often begin as a simple muscle strain, but without management they can become a lot more painful and debilitating. Epicondylitis vs Pulled...
Symptoms, causes and management of frozen shoulder

Symptoms, causes and management of frozen shoulder

Frozen Shoulder refers to a specific condition, not just general shoulder stiffness. The cause is often unknown, but the effect is stiffening of the shoulder capsule: the fibrous tissue that surrounds the joint. It’s an inflammatory condition, known officially...
Sciatica and Osteopathy

Sciatica and Osteopathy

One of the most common complaints we see in clinic is Sciatica. Symptoms appear anywhere along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back, into the back of the thigh, and down into the foot. These symptoms are caused by irritation to the nerve, such as from...
Telehealth in Osteopathy

Telehealth in Osteopathy

In these unprecedented times, there comes a need for innovation and lateral thinking to continue to provide our patients with excellent care and service. Telehealth, while reasonably new in Osteopathy, aims to bridge a much-needed gap in health communication. In this...
Interview with an Osteopath: SI Joint Dysfunction

Interview with an Osteopath: SI Joint Dysfunction

This interview with Justin Robinson, the Principal Osteopath at The Carlton Clinic, was originally posted on Wild Kat Yoga and republished here with the kind permission of Kat MacLeod. A few months back I started suffering from SI joint pain. Something I have never...
The Benefits of Womb and Fertility Massage Therapy

The Benefits of Womb and Fertility Massage Therapy

What is womb or fertility massage? Womb and Fertility Massage Therapy™ is a form of massage that draws on ancient wisdom passed down through the ages, woman to woman, mother to daughter. The massage involves nurturing and unwinding pressures over the back and...
The connection between yoga and osteopathy

The connection between yoga and osteopathy

The Connection Between Yoga and Osteopathy Q&A with Justine Robinson, The Carlton Clinic   Originally posted on Wild Kat Yoga and republished here with the kind permission of Kat MacLeod. Everyone knows yoga is good for you. Studios, clothing brands and...