How can Osteopathy help with disc degeneration?

A disc herniation can often be a very serious and debilitating injury.

In between each vertebrae of the spine there is a “disc” made to support the spine in each movement. These discs also provide shock absorption during physically demanding movements like running or exercising. The discs also provide the spine with flexibility and with the ability to withstand compressive forces.

The disc of the spine is made of 2 layers. The annulus fibrosus is the fibrous outer layer. It provides strength and stability to the disc while also remaining quite flexible and versatile.

The nucleus pulposus is like the

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Osteopathy for rotator cuff injuries?

Did you know that your rotator cuff consists of 4 very important muscles? These muscles are known as the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis.

These 4 muscles work together to provide stability and mobility to the shoulder joint. They assist in internal and external rotation and also keep the joint stabilized during certain movements of the arm.

The shoulder is the most mobile – but least stable joint in the body. For this reason it is quite common for injuries to occur to this area. When the rotator cuff muscles develop tendonitis, become impinged or are damaged – It

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What types of conditions do Manual Osteopaths Treat?

Osteopathy is considered to be one of the most holistic healing modalities available today. Manual Osteopaths can treat a wide variety of different structural and also visceral conditions in the body.

We are primarily known for our ability to effectively treat pain in the muscles, nerves, ligaments and joints. We use a variety of hands on techniques to restore alignment in the body. These techniques release the pressure and tension from the nerves and soft tissue.

However, Osteopathy is so much more. There is a growing trend of patients seeking Manual Osteopaths for autoimmune diseases, gut health, visceral issues, hormone

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