Articles

We enjoy reading the latest news, science, and achievements in the world of osteopathy and related medicines. From time to time we like to share the stories and studies we have found interesting and insightful right here.

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The vagus nerve, emotions and the difficulty with mindfulness practices.

The vagus nerve, emotions and the difficulty with mindfulness practices.

Here is a great piece by Tracy A. Andrews, Chinese medicine practitioner and acupuncturist. 
We still have a lot to learn about all the connections in our bodies, in particular the relationship between physical and emotional trauma.
But it's good to know that something as accessible as massage can be of help.

Written by:

Tracy A. Andrews, MSOM, LAc

Accessed here. There is also a good discussion following the article.

The link between chronic pain and depression: which comes first?

The link between chronic pain and depression: which comes first?

 

There is a clear link between pain and depression, but does pain make us depressed, or does depression cause pain?

Written by :

Michael Vagg

Clinical Senior Lecturer at Deakin University School of Medicine & Pain Specialist, Barwon Health     

LET FOOD BE YOUR MEDICINE

LET FOOD BE YOUR MEDICINE

Nutritional medicine practitioner, Steph Lees tells us all about it...

OSTEOARTHRITIS

OSTEOARTHRITIS

Written by one of our fantastic Osteos

Callum Irving

Plantar Fasciitis and how to treat it.

Plantar Fasciitis and how to treat it.

Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia on the sole of your feet.

This article co-written by Clare from Osteopathic Sense gives a run down of the reasons why it hurts, and some ways to mitigate the problem.

 

By Clare Greig and Chris Reeves

Is fascia the reason you can’t touch your toes?

Is fascia the reason you can’t touch your toes?

Fascia – it’s the new buzzword making the rounds in fitness and health circles of late and apparently it’s the secret to our fitness, flexibility and wellbeing. But does this Cinderella Tissue have a reputation it can’t live up to? 

By Bill Adamson | April 7, 2015

Only missing 7 days of running in 5 years... Woah.

Only missing 7 days of running in 5 years... Woah.

From http://www.theathletesfoot.com.au/ 

"We caught up with Stephen Dinneen, a Team Brooks athlete. He’s an elite middle and long distance runner, coach and also works professionally as an Osteopath. He’s also only missed 7 days of running in the last 5 years."

 

Competitive Advantage

Competitive Advantage

This is a piece by Jyotsana Gill, bronze medalist in the 2014 Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in the 25-29 age division. Congratulations Jyotsana!!

We have a special intereset in Jyotsana's achievements because she has regular osteopathisc treatments with us. We wish her continued success, and we hope to be an ongoing part of her competitive journey.

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