News: An Osteopathic Approach to Poor Latch

An Osteopathic Approach to Poor Latch

Have you had trouble breastfeeding? Have you been trying to get your baby’s neck to extend, or heard about the “tummy to tummy” thing but not really got it working? Or perhaps have you had trouble with your baby not opening their mouth very wide, only attaching to the nipple, or even just generally causing pain while they are breastfeeding.

News: Osteopathy for Management of Pain

Osteopaths are trained to identify and treat physical injuries in the body. The osteopaths are skilled at managing mechanical pain, or typical pain that is produced when there is discomfort or an immediate physical injury to the body.  - more

News: Pregnancy and Osteopathic Help

Osteopaths treat many symptoms associated with pregnancy: - more

News: Osteopathy for Children

Osteopaths treat many childhood conditions  - including:

  1. growing pains
  2. back and neck pain
  3. ear-aches
  4. headaches
  5. foot pain
  6. sporting injuries

Research has shown osteopathic manipulative treatment appears to be a safe treatment modality in the pediatric population when administered by osteopaths with the correct osteopathic qualifications - and are registered with the correct governing body. 

The research article is HERE.

News: Osteopathy for Low Back Pain

"Recent randomised controlled trials reported that osteopathic treatment was more effective than placebo for chronic low back pain interventions, more effective than usual medical care for acute low back pain, and helpful for low back pain in pregnant women."

 

Read the whole article HERE

News: Visit us to see our flowering Petrea Vine

Our Petrea Vine - or Queens/Purple Wreath is in full bloom.
It is often mistaken for wisteria because of the purple colour. Flowers in February, March, September, October, November, December.
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News: Research shows Osteopathy is Good for Pregnancy Pain

Osteopathic treatment during and after pregnancy can be beneficial in a number of ways: - more

News: Osteopathy for Children with a Middle Ear Infection

Osteopathy is a manual form of treatment that may help babies and children relieve the pressure and discomfort of retained strains through their bodies - including strains that lead to ear infections.

Recent research has shown that osteopathy may result in faster resolution of ear infections.

"A standardized osteopathic manipulative treatment protocol administered adjunctively with standard care for patients with acute otitis media may result in faster resolution of middle ear effusion following acute otitis media than standard treatment alone." - more

News: Is there an Answer to Superbugs?

Superbugs have been identified by the World Health Organisation as one of the greatest threats to human health after adapting to become resistant to all forms of antibiotics.

PhD candidate Shu Lam said the team developed a chain of star-shaped protein molecules called peptide polymers that could defeat the superbugs by "ripping apart" their cell walls.

"That actually makes it very difficult for bacteria to adapt and to survive after being treated by these peptide polymers," she said. - more

News: Keep Moving and See an Osteopath

Many older Australians mistakenly believe that the effect of ageing on their body's joints is inevitable and untreatable. Osteopathy techniques aim to maintain your health, mobility, balance, reduce further joint wear and tear… helping you keep active and independent!

Book an Appointment today.

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