Category Archives: Joint Pain

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 prolonged impact on their health and quality of life. What is this mistake? They ignore the pain hoping that it will eventually go away 🤷‍♀️ Pain is your body’s way of telling you […]

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Improve your posture when working from home

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?

We often get asked the question – How Does An Osteopath Treat and How Can It 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 disorders. We will use techniques […]

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3 Simple Exercises To Get You Ski Fit

T’is the ski-son!!! Skiing season is well underway at this stage and thankfully most of our patients are returning from their winter holiday in tip-top shape. A few have not been so fortunate, however, and are back on the treatment table in our clinics. Most skiing injuries are in the knee or in the upper […]

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Can Osteopathy Help With Pins & Needles In My Arm?

It’s Q&A time. Here is a question we got asked by a concerned patient recently. Question: I get numbness and bad pins and needles in my left arm and hand when I wake in the morning. Is this something you can help with? Answer: Without seeing you and understanding a little bit more about your […]

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Hypermobile? Focus on STABILITY rather than FLEXIBILITY

Have you ever been in a yoga class and find you just can’t feel the stretch, despite being able to stretch really far? Or that your hips and back still ache despite doing stretch classes a few times a week? Do you often dislocate joints or keep getting sprains and strains? More often than not, […]

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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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It Is Never Too Late To Improve Your Bone Health

I’m sure many of us of a certain age will remember that advertisement “Them bones them bones need calcium…” which was aimed at getting us all to drink more milk and get more calcium into our diets to improve bone health. Calcium is vital to our bone and teeth health but vitamin D is also […]

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Love Gardening? These 6 Tips Will Help You Avoid Injury

We love a bit of gardening here at Nolan Osteopathy. Not only is it good for your physical health, it is also great for your mental wellbeing and for alleviating stress and anxiety. However, many people hurt themselves unnecessarily when gardening by overdoing it and not being aware of their posture when carrying out certain […]

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Top Tips For Relieving Pain When Driving This Christmas

I read somewhere recently that people in the UK spend an average of 10-12 hours a week driving. Whether this is for commuting to work or for meeting up with family and friends, it is a long time to be sitting in a car and it can be a very uncomfortable experience if you’re in […]

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