Why does my lower back hurt? By Osteopath Etienne

Have you ever wondered why you wake up with stiffness in your lower back? A stiffness that could last more or less all day long, affecting your movement and occasionally even your focus at work when sitting in front of your computer... For a lot of people, it is a constant questioning of “where has my fitness gone? Since when did my body mechanics become rusty? Wait, am I rusty already? How did I get here, can I turn things around?” For us to understand where these pains come from, we need to acknowledge the fact that not all pains have organic causes such as traumas, injuries or musculoskeletal problems. The second thing we need to acknowledge is that there is no “imagined pain”. Whether i

Visceral Osteopathy: Why is it Important?

Visceral osteopathy is another branch of osteopathic techniques which deal with the manual manipulation of the viscera - the organs, mainly within the abdomen. The organs include: the stomach, liver, kidneys, bladder, pancreas, small and large intestines, the ovaries, uterus, liver, kidneys, bladder, pancreas. Treatment via visceral osteopathy aims to improve visceral mobility. Visceral mobility is how well the organs can release and contract within the body cavity. Overburdened organs can develop adhesions, this makes the organs less pliable, which in turn can hinder organ function. When a person is under strain, stress, going through physical and/or emotional trauma the deep structures of

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