Ergonomics: how to set up your home office

Posted by Jo Wigley on 22 September 2017

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Don’t turn your back on back pain: osteopathy can help

Posted by Jo Wigley on 18 July 2017

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According to the University of Otago,
up to 1 in 3 New Zealanders suffer from back pain on any given day, causing them discomfort, decreased mobility, and a reduced quality of life – not to mention hundreds of millions of dollars spent in health care.

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Headaches and how osteopathy can help relieve them

Posted by Jo Wigley on 29 March 2017

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Kids and sports: how much is too much?

Posted by Jo Wigley on 28 February 2017

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Exercise during and after pregnancy

Posted by Total Body Osteopathy on 5 December 2016

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The Fountain of Youth

Posted by Melinda Sweeney on 9 September 2016

The Fountain of Youth lies in Exercise! Last weekend, I attended the NZ Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine scientific meeting. The theme for the gathering was “Busted Boomers” – which sounds  a bit dire but actually the common thread was that so many problems in later life are preventable. It’s all about what we do throughout our lives, including as very young children that will broadly determine our quality of life into retirement.

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Winter Aches and Pains

Posted by Melinda Sweeney on 5 August 2015

We've had some gorgeous days of late in sunny Christchurch with plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy our beautiful province. A couple of weeks ago when we were in the grips of those nasty frosts, a client asked me why we feel our aches and pains more in the winter, especially in arthritic joints. This inspired me to write a little on this difficult topic.

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Getting the most from your osteopathic treatment - After treatment care

Posted by Melinda Sweeney on 12 May 2015

Some people will experience soreness for a day or so after an osteopathic treatment. This is quite normal and often an indication of increased circulation and removal of toxins such as lactic acid. Others will feel amazing post treatment. Either way there are a few things you can do to maximise the benefits of your osteopathic care.

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