All posts by Maria Nolan

Foods That Can Help Ease Pain

Foods That Can Help Ease Pain In Your Joints and Muscles

Living with pain is hard but there are some foods that can help ease pain, particularly those struggling with aches and pains in their muscles and joints. I was chatting with my Mum recently and she was raving about the healing powers of banana peel on our skin. I had heard about this years ago […]

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The Best Exercises To Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

Love running but struggling with persistent pain and stiffness in the bottom of your foot? You may have a condition known as Plantar Fasciitis. These are the best exercises to prevent plantar fasciitis Firstly, let’s talk about what is causing the pain in the first place. The plantar fascia is the thick piece of tissue […]

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What is causing my neck pain and headaches?

Osteopathy treatment for neck pain and headaches

A tightening of the head and neck muscles may be causing your neck pain and headaches. This is called a tension headache and is common among teenagers and adults. Here’s how osteopathy can help. Many of us are using smartphones, tablets and laptops for hours on end so it is no wonder neck pain and […]

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The best way to sleep with lower back pain

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Many people struggle to get a good night’s sleep and lower back pain is often a key reason. The Sleep Council recommends that healthy adults should get 7 to 9 hours sleep per night. Children and teenagers need even more than this. This blog explains the best way to sleep if you have lower back […]

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Why does my jaw hurt?

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Why does my jaw hurt? Jaw pain can be caused by a problem with your TMJ or your temporomandibular joint. Some people will have a clicking jaw but no pain and this can also be unpleasant. This joint is located just in front of your ear and connects your jaw to the skull. If the […]

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Where can I get treatment for sciatica?

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An osteopath is trained to find the underlying cause of your pain and is able to treat sciatica in a gentle and natural way. What is sciatica? Sciatica is caused by the compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. This is a large nerve that runs from your lower back, into the buttocks and down […]

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The best foods to support your immune system

We regularly get asked by our patients what they can do to boost their immune system. The simple answer is a balanced diet goes a long way to keeping your immune system working in optimum condition. The best foods to support your immune system will have lots of vitamins such as A, B6, C, D […]

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COVID Update: January 2021

Osteopathy clinics are open

OUR CLINICS REMAIN OPEN 😷 Our clinics in Henley on Thames and Thatcham will remain OPEN during the current period of restrictions as announced by the government on 04.01.21 ✔ Osteopathy is considered essential healthcare by the government and Public Health England. We are supporting the NHS to carry out urgent and non-urgent services safely […]

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COVID Update: November 2020

Nolan Osteopathy is open for appointments

OUR CLINICS REMAIN OPEN IN HENLEY ON THAMES AND THATCHAM We are heading back into a second national lockdown. 👩‍🔬 Thankfully the public is still allowed to access healthcare services and this includes osteopathy. This means that our clinics in Henley on Thames and in Thatcham are OPEN. Osteopaths are considered essential healthcare workers by […]

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