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Manual treatment of scar tissue

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Manual treatment of scar tissue and post-surgical sites The role of collagen Collagen is a natural substance produced by the body and present in all its parts; from skin and bone to muscles, tendons and ligaments. Embryologically collagen…
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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

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Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the sole of the foot and commonly starting from the heel area. In the past it used to be called also "policeman's heel" as the heel itself bears the majority of the weight while standing in…
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Neck Pain

Neck Pain: What is it? What causes it? How it can be treated? Neck pain is one of the most commonly treated musculoskeletal complaints in primary care and it can be disabling to varying degrees. Research shows that two-thirds of the population…
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Physiotherapy for the Whole Family

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Here at Kennington Osteopaths and Physiotherapy we like to think of physiotherapy as a journey. No matter which stage of your life you are at, whether you are a young professional with no strings or a soon-to-be parent with a lot of worries,…
Physiotherapy and Osteopathy Home visits

Can't get out? Osteopathy or Physiotherapy at home

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When do Home Visits Help? We are always looking at ways to improve our service and make our therapies available to all. Another beneficial service we offer is the facility to visit you in your own home when getting to the practice here in Kennington…
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When and why should you visit a Physiotherapist vs Osteopath

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Physiotherapy and Osteopathy - When? Why? Which? We’re often asked what’s the best treatment for various ailments and find there can be some confusion as to whether Physio or Osteo is the best way forward. Either therapy can be used in…
Pilates

4 surprising conditions Pilates helps treat!

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Welcome back to our blog where we aim to educate and inform about all the goodness Kennington and our services have to offer.  This fabulous Friday we would like to let you know about 4 surprising conditions Pilates can help treat and then…
Pilates

Pilates for scoliosis, how does it help?

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Pilates for scoliosis, how does it help? - by Chrisen Hall Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. The severity of the curve differs from person to person and scoliosis is very common in the UK and it affects all ages. According…

Osteoporosis - You ARE AT RISK unless you KNOW YOU AREN’T

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Osteoporosis - You ARE AT RISK unless you KNOW YOU AREN’T Osteoporosis is really not a fun subject. But it is REALLY important that you think about it now. This has been driven home to me this year in both a personal and a professional…

What is the difference between an osteopath and a physiotherapist?

What is the difference between an osteopath and a physiotherapist? Andrea Rippe (BOst, MSc Paed Ost) is a registered osteopath and Pietro Susini (BSc Phys, MSc Ost) is a registered osteopath and a physiotherapist. This is not the most frequently…