• What can I do to avoid having an injection for back pain?

    Posted on 8th September 2017 by Teri

    You stand at a cross roads – you feel like you’ve tried and explored every option for treating your back pain, and now you’ve been told having pain relief injections is the next step. This is an intimidating prospect for anyone, so what steps you can take to avoid this outcome in the first place? […]

  • How does osteopathy help when you’re pregnant?

    Posted on 8th September 2017 by Teri

    For those suffering the many pains of pregnancy, each day can feel less as though you are glowing, and more as though you are being put through the mill. Osteopathy is a versatile, yet wholly underused, treatment for many of the issues that accompany pregnancy – both in the lead up to the birth, as […]

  • Who is most susceptible to lower back pain?

    Posted on 8th September 2017 by Teri

    With back pain affecting 80% of people in their lifetime, and costing UK business 10 million sick days  every year, it’s clear there are many people suffering with back pain. In addition a recent study has shown that the longer a sufferer is debilitated by back pain, the less chance they have of returning to […]

  • What’s the difference between a chiropractor and an osteopath?

    Posted on 23rd May 2017 by Teri

    Chiropractors and osteopaths are frequently confused with one another – which is not surprising given that they do indeed share numerous similarities. Deciding which professional is right for you is a matter of understanding what each offer and how they may be able to help you.           Chiropractors and Osteopaths – […]

  • When should I be having sports massage as part of my marathon training?

    Posted on 23rd May 2017 by Teri

    Marathon training is a particularly tough challenge, commanding dedication, a finely-honed training strategy and a strict diet. And the training, and the race itself, can be especially tough on the muscles, joints and bones. Due to the increasing strain on the body more and more runners have turned to massage to assist not only recovery, […]

  • What else can I do alongside running to prepare for the marathon?

    Posted on 23rd May 2017 by Teri

    You’ve likely read an endless number of tips and tricks in relation to crafting a training plan for the marathon – you may have your mileage planned, your routes mapped out and an idea as to how you’ll build up training session intensity. However beyond running sessions, there are a wide array of activities that […]

  • Is deep tissue massage painful?

    Posted on 23rd May 2017 by Teri

    A deep tissue massage (also known as a sports massage) provides for a wealth of benefits for the average sportsman or woman. However, if you’ve arrived here, you may be fearing the worst and presuming that deep tissue massages are very painful (there are certainly enough misleading articles online). How do deep tissue massages work? […]

  • How massage can improve the range of motion of your arms and shoulders

    Posted on 3rd May 2017 by Teri

    When movement becomes restricted and/or painful in the arms and shoulders we can quickly come to realise just how much we rely on them for everyday tasks. Shoulder problems have become an ever more common occurrence as longer working weeks have developed and postures have become poorer. Whilst posture may be the number one cause […]

  • The different types of back pain an osteopath can treat

    Posted on 3rd May 2017 by Teri

    Back pain is very much a modern epidemic. Lower back pain is considered the most common cause of disability worldwide, and it’s estimated that as many as 80% of us will suffer from back problems at some stage during our lifetimes. For those who suffer from chronic and ongoing back pain, you can feel like […]

  • How can osteopathy help my RSI?

    Posted on 3rd May 2017 by Teri

    Repetitive strain injury (RSI) can be agony. If you spent most of your time at your computer you’re at risk of getting RSI, and once the pain starts it can be debilitating. RSI is most often associated with wrist pain. However the symptoms span beyond this, to include: throbbing, tingling/numbness, pain, aching or tenderness, cramping, […]

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