Category Archives: Muscle Spasm

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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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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How to avoid a back injury when gardening 👨‍🌾

How to avoid a back injury when gardening

How to avoid a back injury when gardening Gardening is great for your physical health and also for your mental wellbeing but you need to protect your back when gardening. As with any physical activity, you need to make sure that you protect the joints and muscles from injury. Your back is particularly vulnerable to […]

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How Can Osteopathy Help Me?

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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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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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What To Do When You Get A Back Muscle Spasm

The dreaded back muscle spasm. One moment you’re bending over to pick something up and the next you’re in absolute agony unable to move. Muscle spasms can be caused by muscle imbalances, overuse, a sports injury or an accident but it could also be your body telling you that there may be a more serious […]

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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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The Tell Tale Signs Of Burnout…Do You Have Them?

If you are having a difficult time sleeping, always feel sick and can’t concentrate like you used to, you may be showing some classic symptoms of burnout. While the term isn’t recognised by the medical community, those who are overworked or feel that life is a continuous cycle of stress and exhaustion understand it all […]

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How to Prevent Running Injuries

Marathon time is just around the corner, which means we are in the middle of the training season. It’s a time that some runners dread, while others look forward to it. Training for a marathon can be challenging both mentally and physically as you work to stay focused and build your body into a strong, […]

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