An Osteopathic Approach to Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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Problems of the pelvic floor are estimated to affect some 25 to 50 % of women depending on age, as well as a smaller percentage of men in the United States. The related diagnoses can include constipation or incontinence, dyspareunia, recurrent urinary tract infection, pelvic pain, coccydynia (pain of the coccyx or tailbone), prostatitis, cystitis,…

An Osteopathic Approach to Growing Pains

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Growing pains are a common complaint in the younger child and adolescent. In fact, up to one in three children can experience this type of pain during their lifetime and, according to a 2007 report in Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal, the peak age for growing pains is 6 years old. Growing pains are often reported…

An Osteopathic Approach to Treating Colic

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Colic is a disorder of excessive, high-pitched crying that occurs at least three hours per day, for at least three days a week, for a minimum of three weeks.  The crying baby is usually inconsolable, in discomfort and gets little sleep.  It can be extremely stressful for the caregivers and other family members.  There have…

An Osteopathic Approach to Ankle Sprains

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An ankle sprain is defined as an injury to the ankle resulting in tearing of one or more ligaments. Ligaments are bands of connective tissue which hold the bones together. The tear or tears may be partial, only going through part of the tendon, or complete. Following a sprain, an individual can notice pain, difficulty…