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Everything you need to know about Shin Splints
8 April 2024

Everything you need to know about Shin Splints

Have you been running a lot more recently? Trying to improve your ability to run? Or have you been jumping a lot more often? Are you also getting pain along the shin? Then you may have a condition known as Medial tibial stress syndrome aka shin splints. read more

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
17 August 2023

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

Lateral epicondylitis or ‘tennis elbow’ is pain that is located on the lateral or outside part of the elbow. It's commonly described as an overuse injury, so it is usually seen in activities that involve the extensor muscles in your forearm. How do you know if you have it and how to manage it. read more

Shoulder Pain – How You Can Manage Your Injury
29 June 2023

Shoulder Pain – How You Can Manage Your Injury

Have you been experiencing shoulder pain? Do activities like lifting your arm up when putting on a top or reaching for something high up in the cupboard give you pain? Or is sleeping on your side causing pain and keeping you up at night? If you have experienced pain or discomfort in your shoulders, our experienced osteopaths at Canterbury Health Hub can help you. read more

Six Ways To Help Manage Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
19 May 2023

Six Ways To Help Manage Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Have you been experiencing pain or discomfort in your low back, hips, or pubic bone during your pregnancy? You may have what is called pelvic girdle pain (PGP), sometimes also referred to as symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD). read more

Tips for travelling
8 March 2023

Tips for travelling

Travelling is exciting and fun! However, we sometimes forget to maintain our physical health. Let's check out these top tips to keep pain free on your travels! read more

Women's Health Week
6 September 2022

Women's Health Week

Women’s Health Week is a nationwide campaign focused on improving women's health. It is a reminder for women and their loved ones to consider female health, set aside time for your mental well-being, make an appointment for a health check-up and to care for themselves with the same love that they have for those around them. read more

Dry Needling: What is it? How does it work? Can it help?
27 February 2022

Dry Needling: What is it? How does it work? Can it help?

Clinical Myotherapist, Anna Pattison discusses dry needling, a technique used to treat many musculoskeletal injuries. Click here to find out more about what exactly dry needling is, how does it work, and how can it help? read more

Anna's Journey: Part 3 (Achilles Tendon)
23 January 2022

Anna's Journey: Part 3 (Achilles Tendon)

Clinical Myotherapist, Anna discusses her achilles injury in depth which forces her to stop running. Find out what types of achilles tendon injuries there are, the most common causes, and treatment options. Anna also demonstrates some great exercises that form part of her rehabilitation. read more

Anna's Journey Since Her Half Marathon Run
19 December 2021

Anna's Journey Since Her Half Marathon Run

Anna explains her journey since completing a half marathon run earlier this year. Her goal to complete a full marathon gets put on hold after suffering an achilles tendon injury. Find out the exercises she has focused on to improve her injury and return to running! read more

What is Tennis Elbow and how can Osteopathy help?
19 November 2021

What is Tennis Elbow and how can Osteopathy help?

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition which affects the outer part of your elbow and forearm. Find out how Osteopathy treatment and management can help. read more