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Acupuncture in Worthing, at Broadwater Osteopathic Practice The body has an incredible inherent self-healing ability. But sometimes this mechanism is hindered for various reasons eg. poor lifestyle, injury, hereditary factors, emotional factors, weather conditions and infections.  Acupuncture works by stimulating self-healing through the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body. Acupuncture […]

Osteopathy and Wellbeing Clinic, Worthing At Broadwater Osteopathic Practice we offer a host of treatments aimed at supporting, maintaining and enhancing wellbeing. The practice has been established in Worthing for over 30 years and is one of the towns largest and longest established practices. Over the years we have strived to build and maintain an […]

Baby Osteopathy- Why and how can it help? There are many reasons why a parent may bring their baby in to see one of our paediatric osteopaths. Here Betts and Grant share a few of the common ones; Baby seems to need to be constantly held or cradled. Sometimes this may be due to a […]

Vitamin D- Supplement support including guidance from PHE & NICE plus our thoughts Vitamin D is so important to the health of our bones and immune system, perhaps more so now with Covid-19, than ever before. There have been several reported papers stating that populations with low Vitamin D have been more prone to Covid […]

Turmeric as an inflammation buster Turmeric, often used in cooking, as a colouring agent and food preserve, has also been used for its medicinal purposes for 1000’s of years. In practices such as Ayurveda it is used to assist issues like infections, skin issues and tummy troubles. Research papers report on the use of turmeric […]

Could exercise therapy be key in helping osteoarthritis of the Knee and Hip Wear and tear, osteoarthritic changes, are characterised by disruption and thinning of the cartilage and subsequent bony change. Patients will classically experience pain, stiffness and joint swelling, more often after activity, first thing in the morning and after rest. Both the hip […]

Skiing- looking at ways to prevent injury Now that travel restrictions have eased somewhat, many people may be dashing to make a booking to go off skiing once again. You may have ticked the box for the Covid passport and flights, but have you ticked the box in preparing your body on what it is […]

We have now opened up our online bookings at the practice with our online system Jane App! Appointments with Sue P, Sue B and Diane are still only bookable via the clinic, but booking with the rest of the team can be done at the touch of a button, or should we say click of […]

Our lovely Osteopath, Helen Mayors retires from the team during December 2021. Helen has worked as an Osteopath, Kinesiologist and general font of knowledge with us for over 20 years. During this time she has assisted countless local people remain mobile and living their best lives. Over the past 18 months, due to ‘Covid times’ […]

Spinal Stenosis Spinal stenosis is a condition which affects many people and happens when the space around the spinal cord becomes narrowed. This occurs most commonly in the lumbar region, but can occur in the cervical region too. As the space becomes narrow, there may be pressure on the spinal cord and also the supporting […]