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Hypermobility, and How Osteopathy can help!

Hypermobility: How it can affect you and how Osteopathy can help Hypermobility is a term used to describe when joints move beyond their normal range of motion. Have you ever seen an acrobat bend in extraordinary ways? They are most likely hypermobile. Hypermobility is however common in the general population AND it can lead to […]

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Meet the Thorax with Carolyn, Manual Osteopath

Breathing Sit still, take a deep breath and fill your rib cage. Now do it again and begin to notice where your air is moving. Is your rib cage expanding in the front and sides? What about the back? Are the sides equal? If expanding your rib cage is hard for you or you lack […]

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Transition Sundays

This post is brought to you by our Manual Osteopath Carolyn!   Summer is around the corner and so are weekends full of vacations, weddings, and fun summer activities. Here are 6 tips to get you work-week ready after a big weekend of summer fun: Stretching You spent all weekend walking, dancing, swimming, golfing etc. […]

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Osteopathy 101: A Brief History

This post is brought to you by our Manual Osteopath Carolyn! Osteopathy was founded in the 1800’s by Andrew Taylor Still in the United States of America. The profession was developed as an alternative channel to unsophisticated, dangerous medical practitioners of that time. Frustrated with modern practices, A.T. Still created musculoskeletal manipulation methods to help […]