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Frida Kahlo pain management

Art in the management of pain!

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Pain is a very personal experience, it isn't something that shows up on a scan or that can be objectively measured. Putting pain into words can be very difficult and as much as we try, it is often hard to convey the right type of sensation to…
headache treatment patient

An osteopathic approach to headache

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An osteopathic approach to headache - a clinical case I recently had the pleasure of meeting and treating a patient whose history and symptoms represent an ideal osteopathic case study. This week's blog details the case in the hope that telling…
Tendinopathies - inflammation of a forearm extensor muscle

What causes forearm, knee and ankle pain

What causes forearm, knee and ankle pain and what you can do about it What is a tendon? Tendons are the tensile white tissue at either ends of a muscle and attach the muscle to the bone. Tendons aren't very flexible -- they have developed…
treatment of scar tissue - wood

Manual treatment of scar tissue

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…
Baby - first trimester of pregnancy

First trimester of pregnancy

Your first trimester is THE TIME to start thinking about BABY PREHAB! In your first trimester you might feel completely normal, completely dreadful, or somewhere in between. Managing fatigue and nausea (without letting on why) is not just…
Image of baby - help with fertility blog

Can physiotherapy help with fertility?

How can osteopathy, physiotherapy, massage and acupuncture help with fertility? At every stage of conception whether assisted or natural, the function of your, and your partner's, reproductive organs needs to be in good shape. Just like…
Shoulder injury rehabilitation

Shoulder injury to rehab

A clinician's personal journey from shoulder injury to rehab Through personal as well as professional experience I have come to understand the physical and emotional aspects of shoulder injury and the recovery process much more thoroughly. My…
Image of feet being treated for Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

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…
Assisted Birth and Paediatric Osteopathy

Assisted Birth and Paediatric Osteopathy

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If the delivery is taking too long, obstetricians will usually recommend an assisted birth, using ventouse or forceps to help deliver your baby.
Dog running - london marathon injury

Training for the London Marathon? Common Injuries and Treatments

It's that time of the year again, runners start training for the London Marathon - how exciting! We discuss the best course of treatment to prevent injury.