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Osteopathy

Overcoming Chronic Achilles and Calf Pain: The Healing Power of Manual Therapy and Rehab

Living with chronic Achilles and calf pain can be debilitating and affect one’s daily activities and overall quality of life. Whether it’s due to repetitive ...
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Osteopathy

Orofacial Myology Part 2

Last time we began discussing Orofacial Myology and what complaints may bring people in to seek out an assessment. Even at your ‘normal’ osteopathic appointment, ...
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Orofacial Myology
Osteopathy

Orofacial Myology – How we can help your child’s mouth, tongue and facial muscles!

Orofacial Myology, or Orofacial myofunctional therapy, is a form of assessment and therapy that aims to optimise the muscular function of the mouth, tongue and ...
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w-sitting
Osteopathy

The effects of W sitting on brain development in children

W sitting is a sitting position where a child sits on their bottom with their knees bent and feet positioned outside their hips, causing their ...
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Ped Development
Osteopathy

Pediatric Development – How we can help

Physical Milestones During a baby’s first year of life there is a lot of change as they progress from being a small, fairly immobile, bundle ...
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Rotator Cuff
Osteopathy

Your rotator cuff strength – why is it important and how do I improve it?

Whether it is driving, cooking or hanging out the washing – almost anything we do with our hands and arms requires movement from our shoulder. ...
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improve hip extension
Conditioning

Why is it important to improve Hip extension strength and how do I do it?

Hip extension is one of the most important and overlooked human movements. Why? Because it plays a multitude of important roles in both functional performance ...
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Rolled ankle
Osteopathy

Rolled your ankle? Tired of the same issue? Start building strength and stability!

When we think of injuries an ankle sprain is often referred to as ‘’just an ankle sprain’’ and is not given the same attention to ...
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emotional child
Osteopathy

The Emotional child – How we can help you

“Young children feel emotions in their bodies and don’t have the adequate language to share how they feel” Young children are not able to self-regulate ...
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Recovery
Osteopathy

SSG’s approach to recovery – The whole person approach!

Whole Person recovery – what we do at SSG! The many facets on recovery In one day we can train, work and invest time and ...
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Osteopathy

Catching in your shoulder – Your osteo can help

The shoulder joint is one of the most mobile and important joints in the body. As we are constantly lifting, pointing, throwing, holding, pushing and ...
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Concussion Management
Osteopathy

Clenching your Jaw? Tight neck? Here’s how our Osteos can help!

Why you are clenching your jaw, and what can be done to help: We use our mouths and jaws all the time to speak, eat ...
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Conditioning

2 key areas to focus on to beat your hip pain – a clue – they aren’t at the hip!

One of the most common injuries we see and work with on a regular basis within the clinic is hip pain. Generally, we are working ...
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Osteopathy

Osteopathy and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very special time for an expectant mother. During pregnancy, your body undergoes major changes and in order to adapt to these, a ...
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Osteopathy

The Importance of Thoracic Mobility

Thoracic (mid back) mobility is one of the most important areas of the body to mobilise for both the athlete and regular Joe. The thoracic ...
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Osteopathy

Will you take the challenge? Pause – Breathe – Reset- Heal

By Rayne Watkin, Osteopath “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” Thich Nhat Hanh I do not ...
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Osteopathy

Osteopathy Natural

Osteopathy is a form of manual healthcare which recognises the important link between the structure of the body and the way it unctions. Dr. Jelena ...
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Conditioning

Tight hips? To Stretch or Strengthen……that is the question!

“My hips always feel tight, or pinch when I walk, sit or squat at the gym. What the hell?” We hear this a lot in ...
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