Osteopathy

March 8, 2020

Written by Deanna Cooper (Osteopath) WHAT IS ENDOMETRIOSIS? Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the inner lining of the womb (endometrium) is found in other parts of the body that are not the uterus. It is most commonly found in the pelvis around the womb, ovaries and uterine tubes. It is more commonly diagnosed […]

March 1, 2020

Written by Deanna Cooper (Osteopath) Pregnancy is a time of wonder and excitement for all you expectant Mums, and it can also be one of great discomfort.  Your body goes through a great physical and hormonal transformation to support your ever changing, and growing baby bump – your centre of gravity is pushed forward, and […]

January 13, 2020

Written by Jessica Jackman Breathe in, breathe out.  Hopefully you just used your diaphragm to help you bring that oxygen into your lungs.  The diaphragm is the primary respiratory muscle located in the rib cage.  It attaches to your lower 6 ribs, sternum and upper lumbar spine.  It is shaped like two big domes underneath […]

October 12, 2019

Written by Jessica Jackman Ever have pain while chewing foods? Grinding your teeth at night? Feel stress in your jaw or face? Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) covers a wide range of related disorders relating to the face, jaw, ears and neck. Pain in the jaw is often related to the joints and muscles which help us […]

August 14, 2019

Written by Jessica Jackman In today’s society we are constantly sitting! On the train to work, in the car, at the office, on the couch, eating meals, the list goes on. This can lead to back, neck and shoulder pain, headaches and poor posture. Whilst a lot of these activities cannot be avoided there are […]

July 5, 2019

By Jessica Jackman Winter brings with it the cold, wet and windy days, but does it make osteoarthritis (OA) worse? Studies are inconclusive on this one – some saying that the weather has no bearing at all on OA pain or stiffness. Anecdotally from patients, I hear complaints about the colder weather increasing pain levels […]

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