Rocktaping in Pregnancy

You may or may not have heard of rocktape, a kinesiology tape which can be used in a variety of circumstances, and in a variety of musculoskeletal complaints. Rocktape’s elasticity…
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THERAPEUTIC ULTRASOUND THERAPY

When you hear the word ‘ultrasound’ you may think of the diagnostic tool that is used to visualise ligament or tendon injuries, or even the machine that gives you a…
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Mastitis and how Osteopaths can help

osteopaths can treat mastitis, along with many other breast feeding conditions such as blocked ducts, engorgement and blebs. read on to find out about mastitis, and how our osteopaths at…
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The FAQ’s of Dry Needling

Have you heard the term ‘dry needling’ within an osteo or physio practice, or know someone who hasn’t stopped talking about it? Maybe you have even experienced it before without…
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WHAT TO DO FOR A JARRED FINGER!

  A jarred finger is a very common injury in many sports like basketball, netball and football. It often affects the middle knuckle joint, when the finger tip is compressed…
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What is Whiplash?

Whiplash or Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD) may be something you’ve heard of before, but what exactly is it? Whiplash is a common injury that occurs primarily in the neck and…
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Understanding Hip Dysplasia

Developmental hip dysplasia (DDH) is a condition where the hip joint, which is a ball and socket joint, develops abnormally. This condition was previously known as congenital hip dysplasia or…
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developmental dysplasia of the hip

7 Exercises for Stronger Ankles

Whether it be in a team-sport setting, going on your daily walk, or pushing your limits on a run, ankle injuries (in particular sprains) are very common. We use our…
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