Tag Archives: osteopath

Shoulder pain can be difficult to shift. Due to the highly mobile nature of the shoulder and the fact that the shoulder has less integrity than many other peripheral joints (ie the muscles of the area are primarily responsible for its integrity), there is increased risk of injury to the structures of the shoulder. The […]

Get a good night with the right pillow There are so many pillows on the market nowadays that choosing the right one has become a chore in itself. From memory foam to feather to orthopaedic the choice is huge. Getting a good night’s rest and waking up in the morning with less neck and back […]

Put your best foot forward! It is the height of the Summer, and we have (surprisingly) had some sun! Which is a fantastic opportunity for us to get out and about to keep ourselves fit and healthy. With the success of the Olympics so far, hopefully some of you have been inspired to start looking […]

Did you know we now treat babies and children at BOP? Why do people seek help for their little ones and why you may consider a visit to see Jenny Quinn. Birth and baby………… Giving birth and being born can be a stressful process for both mum and baby. Thankfully generally few problems arise from […]

Broadwater Osteopathic Practice is a long established practice in Worthing, West Sussex but why do people choose us? Choosing where to go for treatment can be a tricky task, with so many places offering the same services and at roughly the same fee. How do you choose which is best for you? Over 90% of […]

Think of a visit to us as an MOT for your body, being similar to a visit to the dentist, hygienist, chiropodist or mechanic.  Our aim is to help to keep your musculoskeletal health in tip-top condition. It is worthwhile to mention that the pain you feel is often the first thing you experience to […]

Osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (BMC Musculoskeletal Disorder / Pub Med) Abstract Background Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is a distinctive modality commonly used by osteopathic physicians to complement their conventional treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Previous reviews and meta-analyses of spinal manipulation for low back […]

United kingdom back pain exercise and manipulation (UK BEAM) randomised trial: cost effectiveness of physical treatments for back pain in primary care (BMJ) Abstract Objective To assess the cost effectiveness of adding spinal manipulation, exercise classes, or manipulation followed by exercise (“combined treatment”) to “best care” in general practice for patients consulting with low back […]

Tennis elbow, what is it, what causes it and what can be done to help symptoms. What is it and what causes it? Tennis elbow is a condition that tends to cause pain on the outside of your elbow. Although the name may suggest that it is purely related to tennis, this is not the […]

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