What else can you do for Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

What else can be done besides surgery to assist in the management of pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic organ prolapse is defined as an anatomical change where the pelvic organs which are the bladder, uterus, bowel or…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Are you waking during the night with tingling, pins and needles, numbness or pain in your hand? Do these symptoms persist on waking? Do the symptoms ease if you shake your hand. If so, you may…

The Temporomandibular Joint AKA The Jaw!
Close up of therapist doing osteopathic treatment on little girls chin.

The Temporomandibular Joint AKA The Jaw!

If you are suffering from jaw pain it is first and foremost a trip to the dentist to rule out any dental issues that is required. However, if you have done this and been diagnosed with…

Shoulder pain – simplified!

Are you suffering from new or ongoing shoulder pain?  Do you have shoulder pain that comes and goes depending on your activity level? This article is aimed at simplifying shoulder pain. The shoulder joint AKA glenohumeral…

Exercise during Pregnancy

Why is exercise in pregnancy so important? What are the goals of exercise in pregnancy? These are multifaceted questions.  It could be to improve health markers, to improve cardiovascular endurance, flexibility or preparing for labour and…

Recurrent headaches? You are NOT alone!!

The statistics from the World Health Organisation state that headache disorders are among the most common disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous system. With almost half the adult population having had a headache in the last…

Got a pain in the neck?

Did you know neck pain is the fourth leading cause of years lost to disability globally after back pain, depression and general joint pain! The prevalence seems to be higher in females, peaks in middle age…

Foot Pain – two possible causes!

Are you suffering from heel pain? It could be plantar heel pain AKA plantar fasciitis which is seen regularly in physiotherapy clinics. It causes tenderness and soreness on the sole of the foot under the heel…

Osteoporosis – The Facts!

WORLD Osteoporosis Day fell on Saturday 20 October and this article is aimed at improving the awareness around the condition, which is essentially a “silent disease”. Sometimes there can be no sign or symptom of osteoporosis…

Osteoarthritis: Is there another option to surgery?

OSTEOARTHRITIS is a serious joint disease that leads to reduced life quality and it is estimated that by 2020 it will be the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide. The symptoms affect 10-18% of adults over…