Importance of Exercise During Pregnancy

pregnant women doing exercise safely

It was Women’s Health Week last month and so to celebrate let’s discuss the benefits of exercise for women during pregnancy. Pregnancy is an amazing time of a woman’s life, and truly shows what a woman’s body can do when bringing another life into the world. However, many women during this time are not sure […]

Pregnancy & Osteopathy

woman side profile during pregnancy

Recently, two of our osteopaths Dr Steph Rohde and Dr Michelle Derrick participated in a small group professional development day on the topic of Osteopathy & Pregnancy. They learnt about how osteopathy can assist in all stages of pregnancy and learnt quite a few techniques that can be used to assist and support women throughout pregnancy.

Being pregnant is an extraordinary journey that truly shows the woman’s body physical, mental and emotional capabilities as they support the growth of another little human. This should be a time when a woman glows and love flourishes. Through osteopathic treatment and management we want to support this journey to be as safe and comfortable as possible.

Tips to Improve Your Whole Health

Woman taking steps to improve your whole health

With the cost of living going up and up, it can be difficult to manage those healthy habits under a tight budget. So here are five quick tips that you can do to help improve your whole health.

Low FODMAP Diet

various fruits and veggies

The word ‘diet’ has been coined in the 21st century and mainstream media as a way to lose weight and something that you start and stop constantly in the hopes of achieving a better lifestyle. However, I can assure you the low FODMAP diet is not one of the mainstream diets like keto or juice cleanses but used in the healthcare setting to help people with major health problems. So let’s break it down…

dma Clinical Pilates

girl enjoying dma clinical pilates

Clinical Pilates is for everyone, especially if you are suffering from acute or chronic pain, or wanting to add something different to your exercise program. dmaCP is effective in treating a range of conditions including low back pain, osteoarthritis, pelvic floor issues, ACL injuries, spinal cord injuries, and autonomic dysfunction conditions such as Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Hypermobility, Central Sensitisation and many more.

Move Better With Osteopathy

man bike riding in nature

Earlier this year, the osteopathic community celebrated International Osteopathic Healthcare Week with the theme of ‘move better with osteopathy’. The purpose of this notion is to encourage Australians old and young to move more to attain a long and active pain-free life and if needed or wanted with the help of their osteopath.