Cervicogenic Headaches

“Osteopathy is based on the perfection of Nature’s work. When all parts of the human body are in line we have health. The work of the osteopath is to adjust the body from the abnormal and health is the result of the normal condition.“…

Rugpyn

Meer as 80% van volwassenes ervaar rugpyn op een of ander stadium in hul lewens, maar net omdat dit so ’n algemene probleem is, beteken dit nie jy kan of moet dit bloot net ignoreer nie.“So een keer elke paar maande skiet hierdie verskriklike…

The impact of poor posture on Women's Health

In Women’s Month, instead of focusing exclusively on the accomplishments of women, its equally important to focus on the health of a women. In this modern and fast-paced world of ours, poor posture is having a major impact on Women’s health.‘Osteopathy…

Headache Migraine Diagnosis and treatment

Headaches are usually characterized by a dull ache, while migraines are more intense but discomfort may range from being a minor irritation that slows you down during your day at work to a disabling pain that knocks you out. Symptoms can vary…

Piriformis Syndrome – Pain in the Buttock

“The mechanical principles on which Osteopathy is based are as old as the universe” - Philosophy of OsteopathyThe piriformis muscle lies deep in the buttocks, below the gluteus maximus muscle. Piriformis originates on the lower part of the…

Overtraining

“In pursuit of optimal performance training, loads have increased dramatically, which in turn has increased the risk of overtraining” Gould & Dieffenbach, 2002Athletes undergo rigorous training preparing to compete at a high level to…

Chronic Pain Management

“Osteopathic manipulative treatment reduced pain and improved function in patients suffering from chronic, nonspecific low back pain. Further, patients reporting the worst pain and higher degrees of disability received the most substantial…

Emergency Back Pain

“Osteopathic manipulative treatment reduced pain and improved function in patients suffering from chronic, nonspecific low back pain, research shows. Further, patients reporting the worst pain and higher degrees of disability received the…

Forearm flexor strain – tear

“Osteopathy is based on the perfection of nature’s work. When all parts of the human body are in line we have health. When they are not the effect is disease. When the parts are readjusted disease gives place to health. The work of the Osteopath…

Preventing overuse injuries in young athletes

“Postural strength and coordination are essential for injury prevention and sports performance.”ThomasHarris, MD, The Sports Medicine GuideOveruse injuries happen when a young athlete inappropriately overloads their muscles and bones repeatedly…