Osteopath

Osteopath

What is Osteopath? Osteopath is a natural health care therapy and treatment, additional to other medical practices. It is favorable for almost everyone and could contribute to the treatment and assessment of a variety of conditions. Osteopaths mainly work through the musculoskeletal system, mostly on muscles and joints, using holistic medicine techniques and patient centred…

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a non-surgical treatment to relieve and cure musculoskeletal injuries. It is a highly credible and natural medical treatment option offered to all human beings to improve quality of life. The primary focus of physiotherapy is the restoration of function. Physiotherapists assess and diagnose the problem, then plan and administer treatment…

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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

What is Massage Therapy Massage is a holistic therapy best known for its soothing effect on both body and mind, boasting profound benefits to one’s health. Blood flow is improved and increased by the direct mechanical effect of rhythmically applied manual pressure and movement, where the stimulation of nerve receptors causes the blood vessels to…

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient oriental medical practice used to treat illness and give pain relief. It involves the insertion of fine needles at precise sites (acupuncture points) on the body. Developed over 2500 years ago, acupuncture has stood the test of time. Today, acupuncture is a licensed and regulated healthcare profession in…

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Custom Foot Orthotics

Custom Foot Orthotics

What is Custom Foot Orthotics? Foot Orthotics are custom-made supports (shoe inserts/insoles) for the foot that can be worn with any shoes – men’s or women’s, dress shoes or fitness shoes along with the more popular casual shoes. Orthotics are lightweight and thin; most wearers find that they do not even notice their orthotics as…

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Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy

What is Cupping Therapy? Cupping Therapy is an ancient Chinese therapy in which a cup is applied to the skin and the pressure in the cup is reduced (either by heat or suction) in order to draw and hold skin and superficial muscles inside the cup. Sometimes, while the suction is active, the cup is…

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Common causes and symptons of Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, also known as Heel Spur Syndrome, is the most common cause of heel pain in adults. Plantar fasciitis is a degenerative syndrome of the plantar fascia caused by recurring trauma at its origin point. Causes: In combination with aggravating factors such as uneven terrain, repetitive movement…

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Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

Common symptoms of spinal cord injury: Spinal cord injury happens when there is any injury to the spinal cord that blocks communication between the brain and the body. After a spinal cord injury, a person’s sensation, movement and reflexes are affected. Depending on the level of injury, symptoms may vary from pain to paralysis or…

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Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow

What is Tennis elbow? Tennis elbow isn’t just limited to tennis players! Certain repetitive movements of the wrist can cause this condition through inflammation of the tendons on the outside (lateral side) of the elbow at a bony prominence (lateral epicondyle) of the upper arm. What causes tennis elbow? Any repetitive motion of the wrist,…

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Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Common Symptoms of Keen pain/injuries The knee is fundamental to movement; It needs to flex or extend to allow the body to perform many activities like running, walking, kicking, and sitting. Acute knee injuries can cause pain and swelling with difficulty bending the knee and weight-bearing. Longer-term knee problems may manifest as localized pain and…

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