October 4, 2018

What are the benchmarks for training in Osteopathy? 

In Canada there are two(2) categories of education standards defined by the World Health Organization (WHO). The first is the Type 1 education which is often aimed for those who have no prior health-care training, whe...

July 2, 2018

It is true that 1 in 25 babies remain in breech position at birth, meaning that they are head up and buttocks down.

Types of breech positions include:

1. Frank Breech - This is where the buttocks is facing downwards, knees are extended and feet are pointed upwards.

2. Com...

June 1, 2018

In the walls of the carotid artery of the neck exists a baroreceptor (pressure sensor) called the carotid sinus. The carotid sinus monitors blood pressure by the amount of deformity detected in the walls of the carotid artery. Thus, when the pressure increases there is...

June 1, 2018

The whole concept of fluid mechanics is that the further away we get from the heart, the harder it is for us to pump blood and deliver oxygen to the muscles and tissues. In osteopathy, our focus is to make sure that everything up the chain is released, that we have uni...

June 1, 2018

In the early stages of dysfunction, as in a recent injury, your therapist may find something called localized compensation at the site of injury.

This means that there may be a secondary tissue that is now responding to the change in the tissue or joint stability of the...

May 31, 2018

Whether it's for everyday activity or weight training, adequate curves are important in the spine as it increases its load bearing capacity. When the spine has greater or lesser curvatures than normal, it decreases the individuals ability to bear the loads placed on it...

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