Skiing – Tips on How to Avoid Injury on the Slopes

And so it begins!! Skiing season that is and right on cue we are beginning to see a steady stream of skiing related injuries coming before us. People invest so much time in finding great accommodation and funky clothes but never take the time to properly prepare their body for the rigours of skiing. Injuries […]

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Using Medical Acupuncture To Treat Acute and Chronic Pain

Medical acupuncture is an increasingly popular technique for treating acute (recent sharp pain) and chronic (over a prolonged period) pain conditions and it is something we use in all of our clinics. We have had some very good results with patients who have had neck, shoulder and knee problems, while it has also worked well […]

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Understanding Sciatica and How Osteopathy Can Help

Sciatica is quite common in the UK but it is important to note that sciatica is a set of symptoms rather than a condition. The symptoms can vary from person to person and even change in the same person. Some of the most common symptoms tend to be; Persistent pain down one buttock or leg. […]

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Caring for young children without putting your health at risk

Looking after youngsters can be a very physically demanding job. Sleepless nights, endless crying and frequent nappy changing are a given, but many parents are not prepared for the physical challenge of looking after a toddler or young child. Using poor technique to lift and carry your child can lead to musculoskeletal pain, with the […]

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