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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.
Visceral osteopathy

Visceral Osteopathy - Can Osteopathy Heal Your Gut?

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Visceral osteopathy. The principles behind it. What is Visceral osteopathy? The word viscera refers to the internal organs of the human body that are located within the rib cage and the abdominal and pelvic cavity. Visceral osteopathy is…
avoiding back pain - back to school

Back to School - Avoiding Back Pain for Kids

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(This week's post was written by Melissa Andrews, one of our senior paediatric specialists.) It is often said that children can learn at optimal levels only if they are healthy. So, can pain affect attention span? Back to school back pains With…
can osteopathy help manage headache

Can Osteopathy help you manage headache?

Headache series 1 Yes - Osteopathy can help you manage headache According to the British Association for the Study of Headache (BASH) headache is a problem likely to affect an estimated 40% of the UK population at some point in their lives.…
Headache Treatments

Treatments for Headache

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  Headache affects nearly everyone at least occasionally. It is a problem at some time in the lives of an estimated 40% of people in the UK and one of the most frequent causes of consultation in both general practice and specialist clinics…
Repetitive Strain Injury RSI

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

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What is RSI, who’s at risk and how to treat and prevent it. What is RSI? Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term used to describe the pain felt in muscles, nerves and tendons caused by repetitive movement and overuse. It most frequently…
Kennington Osteopaths

When and why should you visit a Physiotherapist vs Osteopath

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…
Pelvic Floor Rehab

Pelvic floor rehabilitation in women's health

Pelvic floor rehabilitation in women's health  - by Ana Aguila Pelvic floor disorders are common in women, from young age until after menopause. Their dysfunctions include incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, painful sexual intercourse…

Unsettled babies and osteopathy

Unsettled babies and osteopathy  - by Laura Wheatley, MOst, Diploma of Paediatric Osteopathy People often ask us how osteopathy can benefit babies and wonder how our approach in treating them compares with treating adults.  Far and…