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24Jan 2018
We treat back pain in Worthing and West Sussex

NICE guidelines for low back pain and the role of manual therapy explored. The National Institute of Clinical Excellence provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.  They updated their guidelines for the assessment and management of low back pain and sciatica in November 2016. Their main recommendations were: A group exercise […]

24Jan 2018

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 […]

23Jan 2018

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. […]

23Jan 2018

Sleep problems…..need a good nights sleep then try these…… There is nothing more distressing in many ways than not sleeping. Poor sleep and insomnia can greatly affect mood, motivation and the ability to perform tasks during the daytime. It can also contribute to headaches, exacerbate pain and leave us feeling even less motivated to exercise […]

30Nov 2017

Osteopathy- what do osteopaths do and can they help me? (Please note, this article is taken directly from the institute of osteopathy website.) Today’s society places ever increasing demands on our time. With the pressures of juggling a career, domestic tasks, managing the finances, and caring for those we love, it can be difficult to concentrate […]

03Oct 2017

Walking and health- 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 […]

13Sep 2017

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 […]

23Aug 2017

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 […]