Category Archives: Headaches

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

sleeping with low back pain

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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Is It Safe To Visit An Osteopath When Pregnant?

Is it safe to visit an osteopath when pregnant

Yes it is safe to visit an osteopath when pregnant. Many women find osteopathy helpful in the later stages of pregnancy when the body is under considerable strain. Expectant mums can experience pain and discomfort in the back, neck, shoulders, hips and pelvis. Indigestion, heartburn, SPD (symphysis pubis dysfunction) and fatigue are also common problems. […]

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The Single Biggest Mistake People Make With Pain

Treatment for Back Pain

Today I’d like to talk about the single biggest mistake people make when they have pain, which can have a serious and longer term impact on their health and quality of life. They ignore the pain hoping that it will eventually go away 🤷‍♀️ Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is […]

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Improve your posture when working from home

Back pain from bad posture

Are you loving it or hating it? Working from home that is! Coronavirus has resulted in a huge increase in home working, which brings its own unique set of challenges. While there are lots of things we can’t control right now, the one thing we can do it make sure our home working environment is […]

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How Can Osteopathy Help Me?

Can osteopathy help me

We often get asked the question – How can Osteopathy help me? This video gives a great overview of what a typical appointment with an osteopath will involve As osteopaths, we are trained to diagnose, treat and prevent muscle and joint injuries and related problems. We will use techniques such as joint articulation, mobilisation, soft […]

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Struggling With Headaches? Here’s How Osteopathy Can Help

Can osteopathy help me

We’ve had a quite a few people say to us recently that they didn’t know that osteopathy was used to treat migraines and headaches. Well it can be a very effective treatment method, although this will largely depend on what is causing the headache in the first place. Headaches will generally fall into one of […]

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Helpful Tips To Avoid “Text Neck”

In an age when so many of us are using smartphones, tablets and laptops for hours on end, it’s no wonder neck pain is becoming one of the most common conditions we treat at Nolan Osteopathy. One condition in particular is becoming very common and has become known as “text neck”. Look around you today […]

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Struggling with Back, Neck or Shoulder Pain? These Tips Will Help You Sleep Better

Millions of people around the globe struggle to get a good night’s sleep and neck, shoulder or back pain is often a key contributor to the problem. Sleeping repeatedly in the same position night after night can in itself cause the pain in the first place. Various studies in the UK suggest that the most […]

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