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I’ve got a bone to pick with you!

Osteopathy

To coincide with this year’s Bone and Joint Week 12-20 October 2019, Christina Hood, Principal Osteopath, is raising awareness about musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, which is the UK’s biggest cause of ill-health. MSK-related problems, issues with muscles, joints and bones, are the second largest cause of work absence, with an estimated 28.2 million working days lost […]

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Parenting Posture: Can you stand it?

General, Osteopathy

Parenting is a special and wondrous experience, but if we are honest, it can also be physically painful.  October brings BackCare Awareness Week and National Parenting Week so in the spirit of making parenting just that little bit easier (on our bodies at least) I have shared some simple ways you can improve your ‘parenting […]

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Avoid driving yourself to distraction!

Osteopathy

The summer is now upon us and I’m sure you are all hoping to make the best of the weather with days out and you may be going on holiday. Well so are most of the population and the chances are you’ll get caught up in congested traffic! This article is aimed at helping you […]

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Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)

Osteopathy

I’m sure many of you have experienced muscle soreness after exercise, especially after starting something new or increasing the intensity of something you already do. This is normal and called DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). It can affect anyone regardless of their fitness levels. What is DOMS? DOMS is a term often used to describe […]

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What’s your diaphragm got to do with it?

Osteopathy

Whilst breathing is our diaphragm’s most important job, you may be surprised to learn it also helps other functions within your body including digestion, immunity (lymphatic flow) and blood flow, all equally critical for your health. So, if your diaphragm is not working well, this can have some surprising effects on your health. Sitting squashes […]

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