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10Mar 2017

Osteopathy for work The health and safety executive estimate that in 2013/14 there were 526,000 cases of work related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) – about 42% of all work related illnesses MSDs are the second biggest cause of absence from work, effecting over 1m people at a cost to the economy (estimated in 2007) of £7bn. […]

10Mar 2017
treating children osteopaths

Back Pain and Children Like adults, children can suffer from back pain as a result of a variety of lifestyle activities.  And like adults, there are number of things that parents and carers can do to prevent issues arising. If your child does complain of back pain, it is important to seek advice from qualified […]

09Mar 2017

Persistant or Chronic Pain We all feel pain from time to time. When someone injures themselves, specific nerves recognise this as pain, which in turn triggers the body’s repair mechanism. As the problem resolves, the pain tends to improve and usually disappears within 3-6 months. This type of pain could be argued to be beneficial: if it […]

09Mar 2017

Let’s get the message out there #OsteopathyWorks @BOP_Osteo As part of the campaign to get the message out that #OsteopathyWorks, we are asking our patients to post their positive views about their osteopath, and the benefits of the osteopathic treatment they have received, on social media using #OsteopathyWorks. If we can get those conversations happening […]

29Dec 2016

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  Chronic fatigue syndrome is characterised by severe, disabling fatigue, and other symptoms such as musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbance, impaired concentration and headaches (Reid 2007). The prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome has been estimated to be from 0.007% to 2.8% in the general adult population, and from 0.006% to 3.0% in primary care, […]

19Dec 2016

How we can change ideas and thoughts to change our behaviours is the topic of this blog. To enable positive change, you must first however be ready to want it and to accept it. Behaviours are born from ideas which have become fixed in our subconscious mind. It is the concern of the therapist of […]

15Dec 2016

Getting to the point of the matter: medical acupuncture with Chris Brooks at the BOP Medical acupuncture, which is sometimes referred to as ‘dry needling’, is a modern adaptation of traditional Chinese acupuncture. It was formed using the principles of evidence-based medicine and incorporates modern knowledge of anatomy and physiology. It is used by doctors, […]

19Nov 2016

Neals Yard in Worthing at Broadwater Osteopathic Practice There are many reasons why we have chosen to incorporate Neals Yard products in to our clinic at BOP. Some of the reasons are listed below. Please note the information is taken direct from their site. We hope you too will enjoy using their products and supplements […]