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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 […]

How to set up your bike for a less painful ride Throughout Covid, many more people have taken to their bikes. One key way to improve comfort on your bike is to get it set up correctly so that your body is taking the strain of any exercise evenly and not taking it all through […]

Osteopathy and Indian Head Massage could assist sinusitis problems The sinuses are small air filled chambers which are located above your eyes, around your nose and in your cheekbones. Their function is to warm and moisten the air as it makes its way to the lungs and to trap bacteria. The bacteria can then be […]

Choosing a Mattress that is right for you is so important for a good nights sleep. The old saying of one size fits all certainly does not apply to mattress buying. There is a common belief that for a mattress to be good, it must be firm, but this is not always the case. Here […]

Workstation set up. Is your workstation working well for you? During Covid we have seen a lot of patients presenting with neck, upper back and arm pains. A lot of this could be related to poor desk set-ups and longer times spent in poor positions. ​Try looking at the following pointers to see if they […]

Try these top tips to beat the winter blues and take care of you As the weather becomes colder, wetter and the skies turn grey, we may not feel so energised and enthused to go outside, but exercise is so important, both mentally and physically. It helps us to stay supple, gets the blood pumping […]

Sleep and pain There are many reasons why we may not be sleeping well including stress, mental over-activity or pain. Sometimes chronic pain can result in weeks or months of poor sleep and longer term sleep deprivation. This cycle of poor sleep can then lead to increased pain as the body has less recovery time […]

Helping manage Anxiety Anxiety is a measure of our mind and body’s response to a stressful or new situation. Most of us will have experienced it at some stage. It can present as physical feelings such as a racing heart, shaking, feeling sick, breathlessness and sweating to mind racing and feelings of panic. Often anxiety […]