Tag Archives: massage

Think of a visit to us as an MOT for your body, being similar to a visit to the dentist, hygienist, chiropodist or mechanic.  Our aim is to help to keep your musculoskeletal health in tip-top condition. It is worthwhile to mention that the pain you feel is often the first thing you experience to […]

Massage, one of the treatments on offer at BOP, Worthing. What are the benefits and how often should I have treatment.  The information provided below is taken from a variety of resources. The benefits of massage are considered and the author also looks at the importance of the frequency in which massage is provided and […]

We offer a whole host of different types of massage at the Broadwater Osteopathic Practice. Treatments can be adapted to your personal requirements and needs. Our team are all highly skilled practitioners whom have a vast knowledge of the treatments they perfom. They are dedicated to providing you with the best treatment and regularly attend […]

Foot and ankle pain The ankle and the foot are made up of many small bones, connected by ligaments, muscles and fascia. This helps to make them strong, flexible and stable, which is a ideal for what we need them to do. Some of the most common things we see in clinic affecting the foot […]

Deep tissue massage, what is it, what can it help and what to expect from treatment.  This form of massage, as the name suggests, tends to involve use of firmer massage strokes to ease deeper muscle tensions. In clinic we often use this style of massage to compliment osteopathic treatments. It can be effective in […]

Hot stone massage, what is it all about and what to expect from it. What is hot stone massage This type of massage uses oil and warm basalt stones to relax muscles. Some massage therapists will also combine the use of cold stones too as a contrasting treatment to aid soothing muscles. It is said […]

What is a frozen shoulder, why does it occur and the role of therapies such as osteopathy. Frozen shoulder Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is a common condition which is characterised by pain and stiffness in the shoulder. The symptoms may build up slowly over time but they may take a couple of years to […]

Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal pain disorder and may be helped by massage treatments. It is estimated to affect between 3% and 6% of the global population according to the National Fibromyalgia Association in April 2010. It generally affects more women than men in the 20 – 60 year old age bracket. It has a […]

Massage can be useful for relief from many of our daily aches and pains, but is it a luxury? Massage is a fantastic treatment and is often under-rated in my personal opinion. Often seen as a treat or luxury to many people, it can bring more than just relaxation and improved sense of mood and wellbeing. […]

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