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Anna's Mumbai placement

Posted By Anna Pattison,
30/08/2022 11:28 AM
In 2015 I was lucky enough to be selected in a small group of osteopathy students who completed a four week placement in Mumbai, India. We were based in a hospital called, Sports Med, where we worked...

Headaches

Posted By Anna Pattison ,
23/08/2022 13:18 PM
If every person with a headache had $1 for every time they heard “drink more water” to help with their headache, I imagine we would all be living in the Maldives.  Headaches are more complicated...

My ACL reconstruction journey - Katie Pattison

Posted By Anna Pattison ,
18/08/2022 16:00 PM
No one wants to hear the words "complete rupture" in the context of sports injuries. It can be devastating news to hear and an overwhelming recovery process to get you head around. From the...

Tips and tricks to help after your appointment

Posted By Anna Pattison,
18/08/2022 13:38 PM
Post treatment soreness for the first 24-48 hours after your appointment is very normal. There are a few things that can help during this time to reduce the pain/discomfort your may experience: ...

Taping

Posted By Anna Pattison,
18/08/2022 13:36 PM
Taping is a great technique used to help provide stability and improve the tissue healing in a muscle, tendon, ligament or joint.  There are two types of tape Anna and Tayla can use to help with...

Dry Needling

Posted By Anna Pattison,
18/08/2022 13:34 PM
Dry needling is a technique used to help reduce pain and improve muscle stiffness. It is similar to acupuncture, in that the same style of needles are used for the technique. They are incredibly...

Heat vs Ice

Posted By Anna Pattison,
18/08/2022 13:30 PM
I get this question daily. It is one of the most common questions I get asked after “What is an Osteopath?” I learnt a simple rule that has helped me and many patients when it comes to deciding...

Arthritis and Osteopathy

Posted By Anna Pattison,
18/08/2022 13:29 PM
Arthritis is not always an “old person” condition. There are some forms of arthritis that have symptoms present as early as 2-5 years of age. Often symptoms can be misdiagnosed if they are present in...

Stress and Pain

Posted By Anna Pattison,
18/08/2022 13:24 PM
Where do you hold your stress? Is it in your shoulders? Your jaw? Or maybe your diaphragm?  While these places aren’t necessarily where the stress is produced, these are common areas of...

Common questions osteopaths get asked during appointments

Posted By Anna Pattison,
18/08/2022 13:22 PM
Osteopaths get asks a variety of questions during appointments. The common questions, in which an osteopath will endeavour to answer for you include; What is causing my pain ? How do we improve ...