Should You Use a Foam Roller? 

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What is it?  A foam roller is essentially just dense foam cylinder. It allows people to do self-massage and stretching exercises without the help of a practitioner. Most often you…

What is Dry Needling?

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What is it?  Dry needling is where a practitioner inserts a thin needle into a ‘trigger point’ or ‘tender spot’ of the muscle with the aim to decrease pain and…

Mastitis 101

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We at Berwick family Osteopathy wanted to go over some common questions that come up when we talk about Mastitis and Lactation Osteopathy. Below is information that can help you…

5 Tips to Prevent Headaches at Work

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Photo Credit: by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels   Around 15% of the world’s population experience headaches on any day and over 3.3 million Australians take medications for headaches. Clearly a…

Is compression good for soreness?

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Is compression good for soreness? Compression therapy has a range of uses that date back to ancient times. In this blog we will focus on compression therapy for muscle soreness.…

What are the benefits of Magnesium?

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What is Magnesium? Magnesium is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy. Magnesium is important for many processes in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function,…
10 Steps to get better Sleep I Berwick Family Osteopathy

10 Steps to get better Sleep 

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Don’t we all wish we could get 8 hours of sleep every night and feel refreshed to start our day. It does wonders for the body including boosting mood, improving…
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Massage Guns- Do They Work?

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It seems as though massage guns have shot up in popularity in the past couple of years. We had a look into the evidence to see if they are effective.…
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Is your handbag too heavy?

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Heavy Handbags! Photo by Tamara Bellis on Unsplash We all love a bag that can do everything; look stylish, carry our phone, wallet, keys, sanitiser, lunch, laptop, water bottle, gym clothes, mints, spare…
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Back to School Top Tips

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Back to School Top Tips With January coming to an end every child and parent knows what that means… It’s almost time to get back to school! It can be…
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Hydration during the summer months 

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Why being Hydrated during the summer months is so important Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash Water! Earth is covered in it and every living thing on the planet needs it to survive.…
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What is Kinesiotape? How can it help me?

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What is Kinesiotape/Rocktape?   Kinesiology Taping (KT) is a therapeutic tool that has become increasingly popular, especially among the sporting population1. Chances are you have seen your favourite sports star…