Osteopathy

Stay healthy while exercising

15 November 2019 | Marcus Daws | Health Check, Health tips, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy

As the weather is becoming warmer, it is the time of the year that people begin to head outside and exercise. This is great because regular exercise is important for our health and well-being. However, sometimes exercise can do us more harm than good if we are not careful about what and how much exercise we are doing. Below are some simple tips that will help you stay healthy and injury free while exercising this summer. First and foremost,ensure that you are warming up properly. It is never a good idea...

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The benefits of Osteopathy for babies

14 August 2018 | Marcus Daws | Health tips, Mums & Bubs, Osteopathy

When I started working as an osteopath I had just finished my thesis on pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy and promised myself I wouldn't treat any pregnant women for a long time... But you know what? I missed working on such incredible bodies, so it was only a couple of months in, that I started saying 'yes', not 'to the dress' but to treating mums and bubs. I have had incredible results, so I thought I would share some of the highlights and benefits of Osteopathy for this population. A lot of parents...

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Summer Health Check

1 December 2016 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Health Check, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy

You always get your car serviced before it breaks down, offer your body the same courtesy. Don't let aches and pains ruin your summer fun, prevention is much better than cure so come and get a health check and learn some tricks for a happy and healthy break this summer. You'll get a... - consult with your Osteopath to discuss any concerns, undiagnosed niggles or areas of tension. - a full movement assessment - spinal health and alignment check - flexibility screening - Osteo treatment as needed - A plan...

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5 ways to reduce neck and back pain at work

8 November 2019 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Health Check, Health tips, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy

  Neck and back pain is a common issue that affects many people at work. There are ways that we can reduce neck and back pain while at work, and here are five of them. 1: Stand up often Sitting for prolonged periods of time is known to flare up neck and back pain. This is because it weakens the muscles in your back, making it hard to maintain good posture. To avoid this problem in the future, make sure to stand up every hour and move around. This could be as simple as going to get a drink of water,...

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Daws Osteopathy - Rototuna

21 November 2017 | Marcus Daws | Clinic News, Osteopathy

We are very very pleased to announce that Daws Osteopathy is now open in North Hamilton. We are working alongside Feet Forward Podiatry and are now taking bookings from next Monday. You can find us at 34 Thomas Road Our Thackeray street clinic is business-as-usual, offering Osteopathy, Massage, Pilates, with the Daws Studio offering Rehab training and Running assessments. We are bringing the Osteo side of things to Rototuna from Monday to Saturday. Feet Forward Podiatry has been operating here for one...

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Pilates at Daws Osteopathy

6 November 2016 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy, Pilates

We are very happy to introduce one-to-one Pilates sessions to our list of services at Daws Osteopathy. Each session is run alongside your Osteopathic treatment offering a unique personally tailored treatment. Pilates has many positive effects on the body such as: - Improved concentration and mindfulness, - Increased breathing capacity, - Alignment and posture correction, - Balance and core control, - Coordination, - Reduce tension and stress, - Alleviate low-back pain, - Improve strength and...

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Osteopath needed to join the team

20 April 2019 | Marcus Daws | Clinic News, Osteopathy

Daws Osteopathy needs an Osteopath to join our growing team. We are a collaborative group of five Osteos, a massage therapist and a rehab trainer who works in our onsite rehab studio, fully supported by our practice manager and reception team. Based in central Hamilton, we also have a satellite clinic in North Hamilton. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to quickly grow a decent patient list, hours are flexible and we have a strong emphasis on our 'work' supporting our lifestyle, not...

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Stay on top of your health during the winter months.

5 June 2017 | Marcus Daws | Back care, Health tips, Osteopathy

Winter is a beautiful time of the year, crisp frosty mornings and warm evenings in front of the fire. Not to mention the snow sports kicking into life now, skiing, snowboarding or just building a snowman with the kids. It also has that other side; colds, coughs, flu and generally feeling stiff and achy for some. We want our patients to enjoy the finer side of the winter months, so here are a few tips to keep you fighting fit and away from the dreaded lurgy!   Increase your sleep Our natural...

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Stay Healthy this Winter

2 April 2016 | Marcus Daws | Health tips, Injury Prevention, Osteopathy

  As the clocks go back, how do you keep your health moving forward? It’s the end of daylight savings which seems to have come around at record speed (again). After a fairly hit and miss summer the changing seasons bring with the usual array of health challenges to overcome but with a good plan in place you can the cooler climate and stay healthy throughout. Here are our top five tips 1 - Eat clean Avoid undue stress on the body by avoiding bad food choices. The best way is to keep it simple....

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