Tag Archives: osteopath

Should I have an injection for my tendonitis issue? There are many forms of tendon dysfunction and tendinopathies, most occurring as a result of wear and tear or overuse. They can be very painful and interruptive on daily life, but there are also many and varied ways of treating them too. Steriod injections These can […]

Manipulation, what is the crack? This is probably one of the most common questions we get asked in clinic. This simple video probably provides one of the simplest explanations and is clearer to understand than my reams of waffle. Pictures speak volumes when it comes to understanding joint cracking! Enjoy! Any further questions, feel free […]

Can acupuncture help vertigo? Please note this information is provided by the British Acupuncture Council for reference. People with vertigo have the illusion that the environment is moving about them, or that they are moving with respect to the environment.(DTB 2009) The condition usually originates in the peripheral nervous system, for example, due to a […]

Self help-How can I help to keep my muscles relaxed is a common question we get asked at Broadwater Osteopaths, Worthing. Spikey massage balls may be an answer to this.  Many of you may have noticed in the clinic, our lovely spikey balls. Some have commented that they use similar in their tumble dryer, but […]

What people often want to know about Osteopathy  How many people are satisfied with treatment they receive? Generally we would all tend to say that the vast majority of our clients are very satisfied with the treatment they receive. A patient outcome study conducted by the University of Brighton of 1700 patients concluded that 96% […]

Is sitting bad for  your health? Is it as bad as smoking even? It seems a drastic statement doesn’t it, but studies have shown that long-term sitting IS harmful for your health and the effects of it may not be reversible through exercise or other good habit changes. The key is essentially to minimise the […]

Diet and Arthritis-how making changes to your diet Could help your joints too It is true that no diet or dietary supplements can cure arthritis, but many people do find that their symptoms improve as a result of changing what they eat and with supplementation. There are so many combination diets around now that are […]

Rucksacks and Bags….pack them well to avoid pain and question….do I REALLY need this today? Rucksacks are a great way to carry school and work ESSENTIALS when used and packed well. Sadly we see many people in practice with the after effects of BRP (bag related pain) mostly from either excessive contents or poor wearing. […]