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Three Things to Ease the Lockdown Aches

Finding that all your old aches and pains are resurfacing whilst you're in lockdown?  Back won't stop aching?  Feeling that old stiffness in your neck ...

Osteopathy A to Z – A is for Ankle Pain

What a fantastic joint the ankle is!  It’s comprised of the talocrural joint, which hinges the foot up and down, and the subtalar joint which ...

Cleaning in Coronavirus Times

I've been thinking about my more (ahem) "senior" patients 😊 who are isolating at the moment – especially those who normally have support with their ...

How To Support Your Immune System

We all want to make sure our immune system is working at its best – but how do we do that? ✴️✴️   First, reduce infection ...

Anyone for tennis (elbow)?

Murray-mania has inspired thousands to take up their dusty rackets and head to the local court. This is a good thing. Tennis is a fantastic, ...

Calling all home office workers!

Ergonomics.  It's a term we all know - some of us are lucky enough to have an ergonomic check of our workstation (if we work ...

Heel Pain

  This prickly problem has cropped up several times in the past few weeks in my clinic, so I thought it's high time to address ...

Caring for the Carers

Back Care Awareness Week is nearly upon us (October 7-11) and this year, the campaign is "Caring for Carers"....and what more deserving population could there ...

School Spine – it’s a weighty problem

Summer holidays are nearly over, and once again our children will be burdened with school work, and - in a more physical sense - with ...

Gameboy Back

You may have heard of this phenomenon in the headlines in the last week or so.  A study printed in a Dutch medical journal suggests ...

Festival fears…

If festivals are your thing, but you find camping a headache (or, perhaps, backache) and your budget just won't stretch to the Glamping Field, now's ...

Sunshine Vitamin (but not Sunburn Vitamin)

There's a lot in the health press recently about the importance of Vitamin D, and how we poor souls in the cloudy northern hemisphere just ...

Pillow pains

Pillows  - a simple invention designed to increase comfort, you might think.  So why do so many people have such trouble finding one that works ...