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Neck Arthritis - Chronic Neck Pain – Cervical Spondylosis

“For people with acute and subacute neck pain, Spinal Manipulation was more effective than medication in both the short and long term” Annals of Internal Medicine, Jan 2012 Cervical spondylosis is an age-related degeneration (‘wear and tear’) of the bones (vertebrae) and discs in the neck. As we get older the discs become thinner and the vertebrae move closer together. Further degeneration due to poor posture, trauma and inappropriate exercise will cause mechanical loading (compression) of one vertebra (neck bone) on another vertebrae which will increase the rate of joint damage.

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Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction

Autonomic_Nervous_SystemWorry affects circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system, and profoundly affects the heart.’ The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is an involuntary division of the nervous system that functions to regulate the basic organ processes needed for the maintenance of normal bodily functions. The autonomic nervous system is made up of two parts: the sympathetic and the parasympathetic. The Sympathetic nervous system is to help you survive a threat.

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Pain pain go away – and don’t come back another day …

It’s amazing how little value we attach to a good night’s sleep. Rather than investing in a new bed or high quality natural bedding, we spend our money on fancy household goods, often neglecting our bedroom environment. However, statistics show that back pain affects almost 80% of South Africans at some point in their lives and the major cause for this is sleeping in discomfort.Add to the list cranky moods, headaches and neck pain, all common symptoms of a bad night’s sleep.

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Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook That Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats

Presents a message that animal fats and cholesterol are vital factors in the human diet, necessary for reproduction and normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. This cookbook includes information on how to prepare grains and enzyme-rich lacto-fermented foods. Get the book View a list of common complains that Osteopathy can assist with Discovery the benefits of Osteopathy What is Osteopathy?

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Osteopathy Treats Dance Injuries

Most dance injuries (65-80%) are lower limb injuries due to an incorrect turnout, muscle imbalances (such as reduced quadriceps performance), rolling in of the foot, ankle sprains, and point work. Other injuries include spinal problems which are due to hyperextension and hyperlordosis of the lumbar spine as well as hip flexor insufficiency. Osteopathy, with its fine manual diagnosis, enables early recognition of the smallest loss of mobility in the body and assess its influence on overall functioning.

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Osteopathy Treats Sleep Disturbances

Osteopathy Treats Sleep Disturbances - May be due to: A young baby whom does not suckle sufficient milk at one feed will tend to awaken sooner for the next feed. Discomfort inside the baby’s head and coverings of the brain (the meninges) may be passed on to the brain itself causing the baby to be in a continually alert state. So due to retained compression, indirect irritation of their nervous system may prevent them from being able to sleep deeply.

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Osteopathy Treats Teething

Osteopathy Treats Teething - Osteopathy treatment can help with relief to those babies who are uncomfortable with teething. Fast growth of teeth within the face bones may cause a degree of strain and tissue congestion. This can lead to disrupted sleep and general irritability. View a list of common complains that Osteopathy can assist with Discovery the benefits of Osteopathy What is Osteopathy? Adult health issues Babies and Children During and after pregnancy Common Complaints Testimonials Sports Injuries Genral Osteopathy FAQs The Science & Reasearch

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