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HEAD AND FACE CONDITIONS 

 

Headaches

Headaches are a common presentation to the clinic. Read more to find out how Osteopathy can help.


NECK CONDITIONS

 

Cervical Spine Disc Injury

Many people are familiar with a “disc bulge” or “slipped disc” in the lower back but did you know it can also occur in your neck?

Self release for the upper back, neck and shoulders

Simple exercise to release the tension in your upper back, neck and shoulders.

Posture Stacking exercise

A simple guide how to improve your posture and reduce the strain on the neck, shoulders and upper back.

Whiplash

Neck pain as a result of whiplash is common after a motor vehicle accident or even a sporting injury. How can Osteo help? Read our blog to discover more.


 

THORACIC SPINE AND RIBCAGE CONDITIONS

Thoracic outlet Syndrome

Are you suffering from pain, altered sensation or heaviness in the arms? It might be thoracic outlet syndrome. Learn more about this condition and how Osteopathy might be able to help you.

Scoliosis

Effective treatment and management of scoliosis occurs when it is diagnosed early and appropriate management strategies are implemented. Learn what the signs are and how to manage it.

Upper Back and Chest Stretch

Feeling tight in the upper back after sitting all day at the computer. Spend a few minutes doing this stretch and feel the benefit straight away.

 


UPPER EXTREMITY CONDITIONS 

Elbow pain

We see a lot of clients with 'tennis elbow' and golfers elbow'. Most people with these elbow problems have never played the sport. Find out why and what can be done about it.

Rotator cuff injury

Shoulder pain caused by a rotator cuff injury is common. Learn more about it and how to manage it.

Frozen Shoulder

Do you have stiffness in your shoulder that has started for no apparent reason? Are you finding it difficult to move your arm and reach as far as you used to be able to? This could be a frozen shoulder, learn more about how to identify and manage this condition.

Exercise for Elbow pain

If you are dealing with elbow pain caused by tendinopathy, one of the most effective ways to help manage it is through strengthening exercises.

Elbow Bursitis

Elbow bursitis is an inflammation and irritation of the bursa in the elbow. What is a bursa and what can you do to help this condition? Read more to find out.

Elbow pain and computer use

While using your mouse isn’t an extreme sport, over time repetitive use can lead to tendon pain in the forearm muscles that run from the elbow to the wrist. Read more for how can we avoid desk related elbow pain.

 


WRIST AND HAND CONDITIONS

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Sick of that numbness and tingling in your hands with repetitive activities? It might be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Here is what you can do.

Hand Osteoarthritis

Stiffness and soreness in the joints of the hand might be Osteoarthritis. Commonly felt at the base of the thumb it can be a condition that restricts hand function. Our latest blog talks about what OA in the hands might feel like and the approach we take to help

Wrist Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy can occur at the wrist when the tendons become overused or overloaded. It is often due to an unaccustomed activity or an increase in the amount of an activity you already do.

 


 

WOMENS HEALTH

Osteoporosis

Our Osteopaths shine the light on Osteoporosis and how to maintain good bone health

Back pain in pregnancy

The Osteopaths of Health and Balance Osteopathy will support you through your pregnancy with gentle and safe treatment.

Period pain and endometriosis

Osteopathy can be useful to reduce the symptoms of period pain and endometriosis. Read more to find out how.

 


 

FOOT AND ANKLE CONDITIONS

Planter Fasciopathy

We discuss how to manage one of the most common causes of heel pain or discomfort in the arch of the foot, Planter fasciopathy.

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendinopathy is a degenerative condition that can be managed well with the appropriate treatment and exercise advice.

 


 

KNEE CONDITIONS

Osgood-Schlatters

A young athlete complaining of knee pain could be suffering from Osgood-Schlatters. Our Osteopaths can help appropriately manage the condition.

Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the knee and can be painful and physically limiting. Find out what you can do to help manage it.

Anterior cruciate ligament injury

Most ACL injuries can be avoided with good training and strength techniques.

Patellofemoral joint pain

If you are experiencing pain in the front of the knee it is important to get is properly assessed to address any underlying biomechanics issues. Our Osteopaths can help.

 


 

HIP CONDITIONS

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Learn more about Osteoarthritis of the hip and how the Osteopaths at Health and Balance can help you manage it for better quality of life.

Hip Impingement

Pinching pain at the front of the hip might be a condition called femeroacetabular impingement. Find out more

Hip Dysplasia

Congenital hip dysplasia in kids commonly requires medical treatment including bracing. Find out what can an Osteo do to help support your baby during the bracing?

Hip pain and limping in kids.

There are many causes of limping in childhood. Transient synovitis is a common cause and can be managed well with osteopathy.

Lateral Hip Pain

If you are struggling with pain on the side of the hip, our Osteopaths we can assist you using evidence based rehabilitation and education along with hands on manual therapy.

 


LOW BACK CONDITIONS

Low back pain

Understanding your condition and being actively involved in the management greatly improves recovery time and reduces reoccurrence. The Osteos at Health and Balance aim to educate and empower you to heal well.

Lumbar Disc Injury

Understanding more about the condition of lumbar disc injury helps with correct management and improved injury recovery. Read more

 


COMPUTER AND DEVICE USE

Sit to Stand desks

Guidelines for the correct use and set up of a sit to stand desk.

Work Station set up and posture advice

Things you can do at work to help support your body at your work station and minimise pain and strain.

Kids and Device Use

A guide to manage your child's posture while using devices to prevent pain and injuries.

 

 

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