Why Do I Get Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy?

Why Do I Get Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy?

Why Do I Get Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy?    First of all, CONGRATULATIONS!   Being pregnant is a wondrous journey that is full of ups and downs. Unfortunately as manual therapists we hear a question that comes up all too often… “Why do I get lower back pain...
Common Knee Injuries and How to Manage Them

Common Knee Injuries and How to Manage Them

Knee Injuries and Treatment    Knee pain is a common complaint that affects many people at some time in their life. The knee is a hinge joint which connects the femur (thigh bone) with the tibia (shin bone). This means that it is often exposed to twisting...
Should I Get Treatment

Should I Get Treatment

Should I Visit My Osteo? Our bodies have an amazing ability to heal themselves. So when pain strikes, how do you know whether to visit your osteo or let your body settle by itself? An acute sprain of a spinal (facet) joint is usually very sore and inflamed for 2-3...
Tips for Managing Back Pain

Tips for Managing Back Pain

As some of you may be aware, due to having 2 young kids keeping me up at night, my sleeping position can be described as “sub-optimal”! Last week, after another disturbed night, I bent over to get dressed and felt something twinge in my back. I felt that dreaded...