Osteomalacia

Osteomalacia can be described as a bone condition which affects the mineralization of bone; it is often caused by disorders pertaining to vitamin D and phosphate metabolism. It causes a softening of the bones due to the reduced uptake of calcium necessary to maintain...

Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is the main nerve in the leg and the largest in the body. It runs from the base of the spine, along the back of the thigh to the knee, where it divides into branches. Sciatic pain is usually caused by compression of this nerve root at the point where...

Non Specific Lower Back Pain (Facet Joint Sprain)

Facet joints are found in the spinal column. They are described as a pair parallel joints that connect the above and below vertebrae with each other. Each vertebrae has superior facets and inferior facets to make this possible.  Sprain is an injury where a joints...

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a condition of either a forward (anteriolisthesis) slippage or a posterior slippage (retrolisthesis) of one vertebrae on another. There are 5 major variations that occur within the lumbar spine. Congenital defect Isthmic where there is a defect in...
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Coolangatta Tweed Osteopathy The term thoracic outlet syndrome is used to describe a number of conditions in which the underlying cause is compression of the neurovascular bundle (brachial plexus) and associated subclavian vessels, as they traverse the thoracic...
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