Endometriosis

uterus and yellow endometriosis awareness ribbon

In March, we celebrated Endometriosis Awareness Month! Let’s take a deep dive into all things endometriosis and how your osteopath or pelvic health therapist can help you.   Endometriosis is a medical condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows outside of the uterus. It is mainly found in the pelvic […]

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…

The Thyroid Gland

The Thyroid Gland Animated

Thyroid issues? Have you been told by your doctor that you have a dysfunctional thyroid gland? This tiny little organ packs a massive punch when it goes wrong. It’s a very complex gland that carries a lot of responsibility on its shoulders.

We’ve created a brief ‘get to know your thyroid’ blog to help you understand the role of the thyroid gland in everyday life.

High Blood Pressure

image of high blood pressure heart with meter

High blood pressure (BP) is a common health problem, but is usually not fully understood. Our blood pressure can have such a large impact on our health, and that is why it is so important to get it checked, and to keep it within a healthy range. Our circulatory system consists of the heart, arteries […]

Tips to Boost Your Immune System

various citrus fruits to boost your immune system

Winter is Here… It’s that time of the year where you start to notice people sniffling, sneezing, coughing and blowing their noses. The colder weather always seems to bring with it an influx of cold and flu outbreaks doesn’t it?! Well the main reason for this is because your immune system isn’t quite firing on […]

Why Is My Pelvic Floor So Important?

woman crossing her legs to hold in bladder leakage from weak pelvic floor

You may have heard a lot of people talk about how important it is to do pelvic floor exercises. But do you actually know exactly what your pelvic floor is and why it is so important for both women and men?   Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor Our pelvis is made up of 3 separate […]

Do Short Breaks Increase Concentration?

man at work struggling with concentration

Do you find yourself sitting at work, or studying, and an hour later you look at your watch and you have completed barely anything since the last time you looked at it? This is a form of fatigue. It is common for our brain to lack the ability to execute sustained attention and concentration for […]