Westside Osteopathy Articles

A blog is simply a collection of articles written by Graham or one of the team at Westside Osteopathy. There are articles about different conditions, more information about Osteopathic treatment and lots more. There are category boxes in the top panel to make it easy to navigate to a relevant topic. Otherwise just scroll through the archives. Sometimes there will be a highlighted area within a blog article that will refer you to another blog article or part of our website to further explain about the topic you are reading.

Blogs are often used as a thinly disguised marketing tool to get you to come to the clinic in question. While it is taken as given that we think you should come and consult us if needed, we also believe that education empowers people to make better decisions. Hopefully some of the information on this site will help you understand health related conditions better and lead you to make more informed choices.

We will be adding more content over time so please come back and visit to peruse the new articles.

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis or enthesopathy of the extensor carpi radialis origin, is…

Tennis Elbow

Osteoarthritis of the knee

As people age problems in the knee become common. Many older people who have knee…

Osteoarthritis of the knee. Man gripping knee because it is painful.


Sciatica refers to pain that travels along the path of the sciatic nerve as it…

Sciatic-nerve illustration

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a common and distressing condition which affects both men and women. Women…


What is the proper way to sit at a workstation?

This is a common question because many office workers complain of  neck, shoulder or back…


Bone or muscle?

Patients often ask if their problem is one of bone or muscle. The meaning here…


Osteopathic techniques – soft tissue technique

Continuing in this series of articles on Osteopathic techniques today I will discuss soft tissue…


Patella tendon injury

Patella tendon injuries, also known as “jumper’s knee”, can be variously termed, tendinitis, tendinopathy or…


Some Myths about Lower Back Pain

Some Myths about lower back pain: Myth #1: Someone can put my back disc back…

myths-about-low-back-pain. Lady experiencing pain and holding her lower back

Osteopathic Techniques – Functional Technique

Some Osteopathic techniques can be a bit of a mystery to patients. They understand massage…