Tag Archives: Joint Pain

Tennis Elbow: Getting To Grips With This Painful Problem

I’m sure many of us will have heard of a painful condition called Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis. This is a type of repetitive strain injury and, unsurprisingly, many people believe it is caused by playing too much tennis or other racquet sports such as squash. In fact, only around 5% of people who suffer […]

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Why are my joints so stiff in the morning?

Here’s an interesting question we received recently from David, who is one of our patients. Q: My back and knees are always really stiff when I wake up in the morning? Is there anything I can do about it? This is a common complaint that we hear, especially from older patients. Most people accept that […]

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The Best Exercises for Managing Jaw Pain (TMD)

Ever heard of a condition called Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)? It causes pain in your jaw and is quite common, with the NHS estimating that around 30% of the population will suffer with TMD at some point in their lives. Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) or jaw joint is located at the side of your face, […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – everything you need to know

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a type of a repetitive strain injury. It’s a problem that affects millions of people around the world every day and the cure, as always, will depend on understanding the cause of the problem in the first place. The carpal tunnel is a channel in your wrist and the tendons that […]

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Understanding Sciatica and How Osteopathy Can Help

Sciatica is quite common in the UK but it is important to note that sciatica is a set of symptoms rather than a condition. The symptoms can vary from person to person and even change in the same person. Some of the most common symptoms tend to be; Persistent pain down one buttock or leg. […]

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Caring for young children without putting your health at risk

Looking after youngsters can be a very physically demanding job. Sleepless nights, endless crying and frequent nappy changing are a given, but many parents are not prepared for the physical challenge of looking after a toddler or young child. Using poor technique to lift and carry your child can lead to musculoskeletal pain, with the […]

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