Tag Archives: Neck Pain

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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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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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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COVID UPDATE: June 2020

WE ARE OPEN AS NORMAL We hope you and all your family are keeping well during these strange and uncertain times. We’ve had such a positive response from our lovely patients since we re-opened the Henley and Thatcham clinics in May and our new COVID-19 protocols are working great. We are all adjusting well to […]

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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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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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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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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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