Category Archives: Osteopathy

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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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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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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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?

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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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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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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