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What Do We Know About Sciatica

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Back Pain in Numbers

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When Fashion is Bad For Your Health

 

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Osteopathy Australia in 2015

Our core work is liaising with state and federal government, all other statutory bodies regarding professional, educational, legislative and regulatory issues as well as private enterprise.

 

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Acute vs Chronic Pain

Up to 80% of Australians will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. Of that 80%, about half will experience recurring incidents of pain.

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Feet Health

Usually the term “flat feet” refers to a foot posture that we medical people call “pes planus”, meaning flattening of the arch so that more of the bottom of the foot is in contact with the ground. Often, this posture happens when people roll their feet in from the ankle and rest more of their weight on the inside of their foot rather than the outside.


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How to Make Kids Move More

Our society has a problem. A big one. We’re eating more and moving less. We’re sitting more and standing less. We’re pushing more and pulling less. We’re inside more and outside less.

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How to Move More

Other than the scary side effects of our ever increasingly sedentary lifestyles, such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and osteoporosis, sedentary lifestyles contribute to the epidemic of back pain around today.

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Osteopathy in Australia

In Australia, osteopaths are government registered practitioners who complete a minimum of five years' university training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, general medical diagnosis and osteopathic techniques.

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Osteopathy and Headaches

According to the World Health Organisation the most common type of headache originates from tension, muscle stiffness or joint strain in the neck and upper thoracic region.

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Media Release: Lower back pain & Osteopathy

Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints seen by a GP or healthcare professional. It is estimated that over 80% of Australians will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Lower back pain may be acute (new pain) or chronic (longstanding pain), and it can range from mild and annoying to severe and debilitating.

Osteopaths are health professionals who are highly trained to treat lower back pain. An osteopath will explain to you why your pain is present, assist to relieve it with manual therapy and identify any barriers to your recovery. During a consultation with an osteopath, your practitioner will first discuss your case and thoroughly assess your condition.

Osteopathy makes it to the World Cup!

The renowned Limburg osteopath Hub Westhovens from Eys, was flown in to the pre-world cup training camp of the Socceroos in Turkey. He will also be active at the FIFA World Cup to treat injured Australian internationals.