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.
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.
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.
In the summer, most of us embark on some form of travel, whether by plane, car, train or coach. This can put your body under stress due to being fixed in one position for prolonged periods and the need to transport luggage on various modes of transport. So this article is aimed at how you may avoid some of these issues in the holiday season.
As an Osteopath, I always know that my phone will ring on the Monday morning after the first good weekend in the year, when all the keen gardeners have been out tidying up their gardens, forgetting they have been more sedentary over the winter, losing some of their fitness. The purpose of this article is to give you some advice on how you might avoid straining your back in the garden.