All About Disc Injuries: An Osteopath's Perspective

All About Disc Injuries: An Osteopath’s Perspective

Disc injuries, though often underestimated, can significantly impact quality of life. From gradual wear and tear to severe extrusion or sequestration, the journey of a disc injury encompasses various stages, each presenting its own set of challenges. The osteopaths at Altona Meadows Osteopathy have witnessed firsthand the complexities of these injuries and understand the potential …

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Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Comprehensive Guide

Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Comprehensive Guide

Welcome to our exploration of Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis (JIS), a condition that affects children and adolescents. If you suspect your child has scoliosis, please call us on (03) 8360 8363. The osteopaths at Altona Meadows Osteopathy are here to help. In the meantime, let’s understand what’s going on… Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis Overview: Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis …

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Type 2 Diabetes and Osteopatic Care

Type 2 Diabetes and Osteopathic Care

Type 2 diabetes is a widespread, acquired metabolic disorder. In a nutshell – it’s all about insulin; insulin resistance or inadequate insulin production, which messes with your blood sugar, which is bad news. (More on why later.) If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes, you might not immediately think of osteopathic care. And we …

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All About Quadricep Strains

All About Quadricep Strains

So, you’ve strained one of your quadriceps… Firstly, ouch – we know that can be a real pain. But we want to reassure you that with the right knowledge and some help from an osteopath, you’ll be back on your feet in no time.

osetopathy carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:

If you’re experiencing tingling, numbness, or pain in your hands and wrists. You might be afflicted with that bothersome condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

Medial Ankle Sprain

Medial Ankle Sprain

The treatment for a medial ankle sprain will depend on the severity of the injury. At first, you must apply the RICE protocol: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.

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