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TOP TIPS TO HELP PREVENT BACK PAIN These are just 8 suggestions on how to lessen back pain occurring. Follow these and you will behelping your back. Weight management- Maintain a good weight. Check out your BMI and look to address weight issues. The more ‘ideal’ your weight, the less loading there will be on […]

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 […]

What can be done to help sciatica and what is sciatica? The word sciatica is often used to describe leg pain that is caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve. Some people experience numbness and tingling, weakness or burning, alongside the pain. Symptoms will vary person to person. The pain may make it difficult to […]

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 […]

Endometriosis is a chronic condition characterised by growth of endometrial tissue in sites other than the uterus, most commonly in the pelvic cavity, but also in other parts of the body (RCOG 2006). This ectopic tissue responds to the hormonal changes of the menstrual cycle, with subsequent bleeding, inflammation, and pain. If the ovaries are […]

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. […]

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 […]