Arthritis in the Hip and Knee

Arthritis in the Hip and Knee

The most common form of arthritis we see in clinic is osteoarthritis (OA). Unlike rheumatoid arthritis, OA is not autoimmune. It is a more mechanical process, sometimes referred to as “wear and tear”. More recently, it has become “wear, tear, and...
Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

We deal with two kinds of chronic pain in clinic: primary and secondary. In both cases, pain has been present for at least three months. The difference between the two comes down to the cause. If your pain is a side effect of another chronic condition, like...
Scoliosis and Osteopathy

Scoliosis and Osteopathy

A scoliosis is a lateral curve in the spine- that is one that you can see when looking at someone from behind. There may also be some rotation through the back. No one is totally symmetrical, and a mild scoliosis may cause little to no disruption. However a more...
New Parents’ Pains

New Parents’ Pains

In general, we put a lot of focus on the changes a new mother’s body goes through in pregnancy, but maybe not so much post-partum. We barely consider the new physical demands on a new father- but any new parent lives differently to before. As a result, any of us...
The Pelvic Floor

The Pelvic Floor

Just like everyone has a diaphragm, everyone has a pelvic floor. It is made up of a number of muscles, and can be considered a component of your “core”. The role of the pelvic floor (PF) is to support the organs within the pelvis. Pregnancy and Childbirth...