THANK YOU

March 19, 2020

This is a time when we should be pulling together as families, work families and communities. New Zealanders are always the first to help others, to get behind our people and achieve what is needed when the occasions arise. I want to acknowledge everyone who is taking the advice of the Ministry of Health and […]

Farewell Ricard Canavate

Farewell Ricard! Our wonderful osteopath, Ricard Canavate is off to do some more travelling. Ricard has been with us since 2018. He came in with incredible passion for osteopathy and a strong drive to learn osteopathy in the cranial field (OCF) as practiced at Stillpoint Osteopaths. We will miss his humour and great intensity for […]

NASAL BREATHING

It looks like when we breath through our nose and we are exposed to something foreign like viruses, the cells in the front of the nose go wow we have an unwanted guest. Once the unwanted guest is detected then these cells release exosomes little fluid filled sacs. These fluids filled sacs are our first […]

Coronavirus and supplementation regimes

Advice from John MacGillivray of Total Health, Mt Eden: As you are all probably aware by now, the novel Coronavirus named CoVid19, has been taking the world by storm with its highly contagious nature. Symptoms for healthy individuals are fairly mild by all accounts. The people most at risk are those in the aged category, […]

Stillpoint Osteopaths COVID-19 Protocols

To all our patients we would like to extend in advance our gratitude to you for working with us to keep all our patients and workers safe. We want to offer you the best possible service and osteopathic care during this event. Please read further to see how osteopathy can help you during the cold […]

CHRISTMAS HOURS 2019

November 22, 2019

We will be open several days between Christmas and New Year to provide care to those who need it. Slots are limited, so make sure you book yours now! Pro tip: If you’re having trouble getting an appointment, why not go on our active and efficient wait list? 🙂 CHRISTMAS HOURS 2019 Tue 24 Dec […]

Triggers For Headaches

November 16, 2019

If you have had your headaches for a long time. I suspect that you will know what your triggers are. What is a trigger? It is an aggravating factor or something that you know will set off your headaches. Your GP or other health professional may have at times asked you to keep a headache […]

When should I visit my GP about my headaches?

November 15, 2019

I believe a headache is one symptom that often patients don’t go and chat to their GPs about. On questioning, it almost becomes part of their normal day-to-day life, is only mentioned if the headaches are really debilitating. However, headaches can be a symptom of other conditions. I thought it might be useful to list […]

Some less commonly known causes of headaches

Gastrointestinal Function: Nowadays we are becoming more aware of our gut function and how important it is on many levels for our health. So guess what, some headache sufferers also have gastrointestinal issues. Research has shown that there is a higher prevalence of headaches in those with gastrointestinal reflux, constipation and diarrhea. Studies are starting […]

Headaches and Osteopathic Approach

Can osteopaths evaluate my headaches? Yes is the short answer ,and if the headache picture is of concern or requires more extensive investigations, they also know when to refer you on. Osteopaths are Primary Health care practitioners who have been educated in the assessment of headaches. They have the skill to take the necessary history […]