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The Effects of Manual Osteopathy in Pregnancy and After Giving Birth – Part Three
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The Effects of Manual Osteopathy in Pregnancy and After Giving Birth – Part Three

Postpartum Manual Osteopathy and Conclusion By: Ali Haghighi, DOMP, RMO Postpartum Manual Osteopathy Manual Osteopathy is very effective in helping women recover following childbirth. It does not matter if the birth was with pain medication such as an epidural or if the birth was a caesarean section. Any form of labour and childbirth causes a…

The Effects of Manual Osteopathy in Pregnancy and After Giving Birth – Part Two
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The Effects of Manual Osteopathy in Pregnancy and After Giving Birth – Part Two

Manual Osteopathy and Its Role During Pregnancy and Labour By: Ali Haghighi, DOMP, RMO Manual Osteopathy is a form of physical therapy that we provide at Ultimate Health Clinic. It is used to treat a variety of physical ailments, conditions, and general pain. Manual Osteopaths use their craft to enhance the well-being and the health…

The Effects of Manual Osteopathy in Pregnancy and After Giving Birth – Part One
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The Effects of Manual Osteopathy in Pregnancy and After Giving Birth – Part One

Changes to the Female Body Caused by Pregnancy By: Ali Haghighi, DOMP, RMO Pregnancy changes a woman’s body in many ways. There are developmental changes as well as physiological changes that occur during the fetal gestation process. For the body to accommodate a new life, some of the structures of a woman’s body will be…

How to Manage Scoliosis with Physical Therapy
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How to Manage Scoliosis with Physical Therapy

What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is an irregular curvature of the spine. The spine does have a normal curve both in the lower back and at the top of the shoulder, but a sideways curve, an “S” shaped, or “C” shaped curve may be a sign that you have scoliosis. Most often this occurs in young…

How Can Physical Therapy Help with Poor Posture?
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How Can Physical Therapy Help with Poor Posture?

Poor posture is a result of bad habits formed over the years. Poor posture results from specific muscles tightening up or shortening while other muscles elongate and weaken.  Poor posture can lead to neck pain, back problems and other painful conditions.  Having poor posture can exacerbate arthritis, breathing, headaches affect your mood and a myriad…

How Osteopathy Relates To Pregnancy

How Osteopathy Relates To Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings with it a diverse range of changes in the body. These changes are made to create an environment that is welcoming to a growing baby. As the baby grows, the mother will experience inevitable changes to her posture. These postural changes are due to weight, ligament softening, and the constant positioning of the…

How to Help Knee Pain with Osteopathy

How to Help Knee Pain with Osteopathy

The largest joint in the body is the knee, which unfortunately means it is also one of the most commonly injured as it is major weight bearing. Bones, cartilage, ligaments and tendons make up the knee joint. It lies between the thighbone, known as the femur and the shinbone, known as the tibia. At the…

Can Osteopathy Help Treat Frozen Shoulder?

Can Osteopathy Help Treat Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis is the effect of inflammation, thickening, scarring, and shrinkage of the capsule that surrounds the normal shoulder joint. Common causes of frozen shoulder are diabetes, heart disease, connective tissue disorders, and also no reason at all as it can happen at any time. It affects more women than men, middle-aged…

How You Can Treat TMJ Disorders With Osteopathy

How You Can Treat TMJ Disorders With Osteopathy

The TMJ (Temporomandibular joint) is the most used joint in the body. It affects your ability to talk, chew and swallow. The TMJ attaches the lower jaw to the skull. It is responsible for the movement of the jaw and the opening and closing of the mouth. An Osteopath knows the construction of the jaw…