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Back pain in pregnancy

Kathy Drake is a trained and registered nurse in addition to being a highly experienced osteopath with over 20 years’ expertise in her field.
Kathy has a special interest in pregnancy and obstetrics, and is highly skilled in treating women during or just after pregnancy suffering with back pain and sciatica. 68 more words

The Complete Health Centre

World Plagiocephaly Awareness Day - 4th April 2016.

Today, 4th April 2016, is World Plagiocephaly Awareness Day. Plagiocephaly is a big word for what you probably know as Flat Head. We believe it’s important to address this issue early to prevent flattening of the head and Tummy Time is a very important part of prevention. 221 more words

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Cranial Osteopathy and Brain Injury

Just wanting to share this since I work in this field (though am not an Osteopath) and love this work.

"Cranial osteopathy": Can we get a few things clear

Time and time again I read something about “cranial osteopathy”, which seems to describe something which is nothing like what I do.  It is often assumed  that we sit there  “head-holding”.  2,261 more words

Skeptics

Does she sleep through the night? No! But that's ok...

Is she sleeping through the night? No! But that’s normal and I think I have (mostly) figured out how to cope with it.

In my opinion, it’s one of the more stress-inducing questions a new mum can be asked. 570 more words

Sleep

Why isn't there more evidence for osteopathy? Thoughts following a long chat with Simon Singh

It’s been quite a few weeks since I spoke to Simon Singh on the subject of why there is not more research in osteopathy.    He shot down many of my lazily held assumptions like fish in the proverbial barrel.  2,788 more words

Research

Reflux Formulas - What they are and how they work.

There are many levels of Reflux in babies varying from a mild version to a very severe reflux that requires medication. The treatment has to be dictated by the level of Reflux and therefore, it is very important to seek the advice of a medical practitioner before you change any aspect of your baby’s feeding routine. 412 more words

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