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Swim your way to a better back

Osteopathy

Following an episode of back pain, many patients lose their confidence and are nervous about injuring themselves again. Having experienced a prolapsed disc in my early twenties, I know only too well what that feels like but swimming was one form of exercise I could do and combined with Osteopathy, got me back on my feet.

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Osteoporosis: Awareness and Prevention

Osteopathy

For many, the first indication of having this condition is the pain from an osteoporotic fracture when it is usually diagnosed by a doctor using conventional radiography and by measuring the bone mineral density. However, Osteopaths are in a prime position to screen for osteoporosis and to educate those individuals at high risk about prevention and management.

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Cycling for better health

Osteopathy

At a recent Continual Professional Development meeting, a fellow Osteopath asked me “What is the most common sports injury that you treat?” I hadn’t consciously thought about it. A few years ago I would have said golf but concluded that now it is cycling. So from an Osteopath’s perspective, I would like to outline how best to achieve pain-free cycling and the benefits of it.

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Enjoy your pregnancy and baby

Osteopathy

For those of you that are expecting a baby or have recently given birth, you may be only too aware of the physical and emotional strains experienced by becoming a mum. Low back pain is a common problem for many of the expectant mums I see but Osteopathy can help with so much more.

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Better Backcare for Children

Osteopathy

Did you know that it was considered unusual to have a child complaining of back pain? Unfortunately, it has recently become much more common and as an Osteopath, I see a meaningful number of children of all ages, including babies.

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