Managing delayed surgery for arthritis

DISCLAIMER: while registered as non-practicing, I cannot give osteopathic advice. This post is intended to be informative, not instructive. Operations considered non-urgent would normally take a while to come through, but with additional delays due to the pandemic, waiting times are even longer. Even during lockdown, when you can’t necessarily see your manual therapist, there […]

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How is Osteopathy Holistic?

Osteopathy is a holistic therapy. Holism is important for addressing the root causes for a problem, and managing them; not only to improve symptoms, but also to reduce the chance of recurrence. A dictionary definition of holism is: The treating of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the […]

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Osteopathy and Pregnancy

I’m currently treating an array of pregnant patients, from the start of the second trimester to a few weeks before the due date. The interesting thing is that they all present with a variation of the same thing: lower back and pelvis area pain. For some it is relentless, and may even need crutches. For […]

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