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A Day In The Life Of An Osteo

A Day In The Life Of An Osteo

In honour of Osteo Awareness Week I thought I’d write a little piece on what my standard day is like, with a few cases, a few anecdotes and a few jealousy inducing features. Yesterday I woke up. In my bed. With Annie the sloth lying

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Apr 18,2018
A Bones Special: A Weekend in Melbourne
This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series The Exploits of Bones the Socialist Skeleton - Season 2

It’s been a long time since we at Errol St Osteo had seen our ex-employee Bones. He had gone on the lamb after the police started “trying to silence my right to protest” and only sent the occasional letter. Bones got in touch last week

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Feb 25,2018
Achilles Rupture and Rehabilitation – The Long Road Home (The Final Episode)
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Achilles Rupture and Rehabilitation

This the story of how I ruptured my achilles and followed a conservative rather than surgical approach to manage it that resulted in hiking the mountains of China 5 months later. The path was pretty clear. Two weeks in plaster and on crutches followed by 12

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Feb 21,2018
Achilles Rupture and Recovery: The Orthopaedic Consult (Part 3)
This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Achilles Rupture and Rehabilitation

This is the story of how I ruptured my achilles and followed a conservative rather than surgical approach to manage it that resulted in hiking the mountains of China 5 months later. The Consultation It’s amazing how the way you are treated can change so quickly.

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Feb 18,2018
Achilles Rupture and Recovery – The Hospital (Part 2)
This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Achilles Rupture and Rehabilitation

This the story of how I ruptured my achilles and followed a conservative rather than surgical approach to manage it that resulted in hiking the mountains of China 5 months later. I was lucky that there was a great physio on site that called a few

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Feb 14,2018
Achilles Rupture and Recovery: The Injury (Part 1)
This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Achilles Rupture and Rehabilitation

This is the story of how I ruptured my achilles and followed a conservative rather than surgical approach to manage it that resulted in hiking the mountains of China 5 months later. In August 2017 I ran out to play football with my amateur football team.

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Feb 12,2018
A Christmas Case Study Of a Bloke Called St Nick

Last night Errol St Osteo was deeply asleep, dreaming of test cricket and slip and slides and huge swathes of food when the piercing beeping of a poorly chosen ringtone woke me up. The caller was a gruff man called Nick that had ‘cooked me

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Dec 24,2017
A Gremlin Analogy, a 30-ish Woman and How It Affected Her Long Standing Low Back

Ursula was sent to me by a colleague. They were old friends and he had been trying to help her with her back pain for a few months. It can be very challenging treating friends and family. They know your quirks and foibles. The time

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Sep 26,2017
What Is A Disc Injury And Why Are They Commonly Misdiagnosed?

For this blog piece we are going to run down what a disc injury is, how common they are, how to correctly diagnose one and what you can do to manage it. What Is A Disc? A disc is what the body has between the vertebrae

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Aug 8,2017
Episode 11: Bones Leads a Late Night Rally
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series The Exploits of Bones the Socialist Skeleton - Season 2

After 2 long years of campaigning for an international standard for the treatment of skeletons Bones and the Socialist Skeleton Alliance have changed tacks.   And last night was the biggest rally they have conducted. Bones was nervous but pretended not to be.   He

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Dec 22,2016
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