Tag Archives: wellbeing

Workplace Wellbeing for businesses and schools Did you know at BOP, alongside offering treatments at the practice, we also offer Workplace Wellbeing assistance to many local businesses, workplaces and schools. The Wellbeing programmes are led by Osteopath, Susan Bunce, who has over 20 years’ experience in dealing with muscular, joint and stress related issues. Most […]

What can be done to help sciatica and what is sciatica? The word sciatica is often used to describe leg pain that is caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve. Some people experience numbness and tingling, weakness or burning, alongside the pain. Symptoms will vary person to person. The pain may make it difficult to […]

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 […]

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. […]

The growing demand for homeopathy-taken from direct source-http://facultyofhomeopathy.org/the-growing-demand-for-homeopathy/  Homeopathy has never been so popular; currently 15% of the population of Britain trust it as a form of treatment.1 The over-the-counter market  currently stands at around £40million in the UK, based on the last market figures published by Mintel, which estimated in 2007 it was worth […]

Could having my muscles stretched have health benefits? This article is directly taken from the BBC series ‘Trust me i’m a doctor’ and is for information only. Could allowing yourself to be gently stretched by someone else, without making any effort of your own, give you some of the more important benefits of exercise? It sounds unlikely, but […]

A system of massage used to relieve tension and treat illness, based on the theory that there are reflex points on the feet, hands, and head linked to every part of the body. This is the Oxford English dictionary definition of reflexology. This definition is in part true. The theory behind the treatment is that the feet are a mirror image of our bodies […]

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