Osteopathy Treating The Whole Person

Useful Research

Attention all coffee drinkers….

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has done all the hard work for you ..convening a working group of 23 International Specialists to plough through 1000 pus research papers. The Result ? Drink away .. there are no links to ANY cancers. Bar oesophageal and that’s only if drunk at 65 C , same for any…

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OF MICE AND MEN ..

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THAT OUR BONES ARE NOT JUST A WAY OF HOLDING OURSELVES UPRIGHT BUT ALSO ARE ACTIVELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MOOD , FERTILITY , MEMORY AND DIABETESS.
READ THIS ARTICLE ABOUT AND NOBEL LAUUREATE ‘S STUDY

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What is Muscle Soreness?

*Post exercise soreness is probably not caused by inflammation at all ….but rather by something else that the inflammatory process itself seems to prevent *Muscle soreness decreases as inflammation escalates , this indicates that soreness is unlikely to be caused by inflammation. *RBE or Repeated Bout Effect is the skeletal muscle’s way of reducing further…

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Osteoarthritis Misconceptions and Myths

*Common knowledge is that osteoarthritis is mostly ‘wear and tear’ , a disease of old age or joint trauma . But in fact it is much more complex than this . *It is the end result of a number of pathways. *it is NOT a disease. *it is NOT wear and tear. *obesity does not…

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Admissions for MSK(musculoskeletal pain ) conditions in 2012-13

Condition Admissions BACK PAIN 131,000 OTHER JOINT DISORDERS 121,000 KNEE ARTHRITIS 63,000 ARTHRITIS 57,500 HIP ARTHRITIS 28,000 RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS 10,500 JUVENILE ARTHRITIS 1,500 Australia’s hospitals 2012-13 at a glance before replacement. Back pain now ranks no 1 of the World Disability List Alison Linn Rozelle Osteopaths

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AT STILL – considered to be the founder of Osteopathy

At Still was a great observer of the body and its responses to healing. His thoughts are just as relevant as today’s thinking: The human body functions as a total biologic unit The body possesses self-healing and self-regulatory mechanisms Structure and function are interrelated, and Abnormal pressure in one part of the body produces abnormal…

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OSTEOPATHY and ASTHMA

The  Inner West areas of Balmain , Lilyfield , Annandale and Leichhardt seem to have a particularly high incidence of asthma ..which is increasing. How can and DOES Osteopathy help? This is what I ve observed in my  26 years of practice .. The asthamatics rib cage can literally become a cage ie rigid and…

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Low Back Pain Tops World’s Disability List

Low back pain is the cause of more disability worldwide than any other condition, Australian led research shows. The analysis of 117 studies from 47 countries also revealed that almost 1 in 10 people across the globe have experienced low back pain. It showed that men were more likely than women to have low back…

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Are You an active couch potato?

Are you sitting comfortably? Well Don’t In a new field called’ inactivity  research’ is revealing that inactivity , particularly in the form of sitting ,is really bad for your health. Excessive sitting should now be considered a stand alone component of the physical activity health equation. Even if you exercise well. In 2010 the data…

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HOW DOES NEEDLING TECHNIQUES WORK and WHAT CAN IT HELP ?

Recent studies have revealed what happens during Needling techniques treatment : Improvement of local blood circulation, Enhancement of cellular immunity , Inhibition of the nervous system Increase in endorphin (a naturally produced morphine like pain killer. It’s effects are discussed in terms of: “blood stasis “- this refers to a variety of conditions that impede…

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