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Back care tips for a better Summer Holiday We all want to enjoy our summer holidays, whether you are spending time with the kids, away on holiday or enjoying a staycation. These simple tips may help to ease pain and make the summer a little more enjoyable. 1-Ditch the flip-flops. Whilst they may be ok […]

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 […]

Elhers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS-Hypermobility) is a group of inherited disorders that affect the connective tissue of an individual. It affects both genders and crosses all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Symptoms range from: Joint hypermobility – joints stretch further than normal. Joints are prone to subluxation and/or dislocation. Musculoskeletal pain. Skin hyper-extensibility – fragile skin that easily […]

It’s easier than you think to improve your health and fitness- you don’t have to be a Wimbledon Pro Being active has lots of benefits for your body. As well as lowering your risk of developing serious health problems, such as heart disease and type-2 diabetes in later life, being active helps keep your heart […]

It is the time of year when those people susceptible to Hayfever begin to feel their nose itching and can experience the annoying morning and evening sneezing. You have guessed it, the pollen is beginning to rise and fall as we enter spring and with summer just around the corner, there is no better time […]

Your Osteopath referring to other health professionals As primary healthcare professionals our osteopaths, in addition to their osteopathic skills, have been trained to undertake detailed medical histories and a comprehensive range of clinical examinations in an effort to diagnose the cause of your symptoms. It is due to this extensive training that they are able to […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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