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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(Or more broadly: radicular pain, “trapped nerve”) Sciatica is a commonly misused term. Technically it only refers to pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve, which typically presents as a clear line of pain down the back of the leg. Sciatica is a radiculopathy (irritation of the nerve) often caused by an intervertebral disc […]

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