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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 […]

Can acupuncture help painful periods? Dysmenorrhoea is painful cramps originating in the uterus just prior to or during menstruation. It can be primary (i.e. without any organic pathology) or secondary (i.e. associated with a pathological condition, such as endometriosis or ovarian cysts). The pain usually lasts between 8 and 72 hours.(Fraser 1992) Adolescent girls are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Osteoporosis is a condition that makes bones more brittle and prone to fracture. Although osteoporosis can effect men and younger people, post-menopausal women are most at risk. One of the best ways to help maintain healthy bones is to exercise regularly – which encourages the bones to absorb calcium and other mineral salts that keep […]

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 […]

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