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Running advice

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One of our osteopaths, Luke Reumers, enjoys challenging himself with trail running and ultra-distance runs. He has a special interest in treating sports injuries.

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Low Back or Pelvic Pain?

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What is Pelvic Pain?

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Neck Pain and Tension

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Our neck and shoulders contain many flexible muscles and ligaments that support the weight of our head and function of your neck.

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Skiing - injury prevention

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Winter is here and many of our clients are looking forward to the ski season. For those going skiing or snowboarding, it is important to remember that, unless you have...

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Concussion

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Concussion is classified as a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). In a concussion, some delicate parts of the brain are injured by bouncing on the walls of the skull and...

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What is the difference between an Osteopath, a Chiropractor and a Physiotherapist?

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One of the questions most frequently asked at our clinics is what is the difference between an Osteopath, Chiropractor and Physiotherapist? Understanding this can help to determine what type of treatment provider is best for you.

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Why Teenagers Get Neck/Back Pain

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Back pain is common in all ages, including teens. Here are some common issues among teenagers that can lead to back pain, along with suggestions to minimise them and help prevent pain developing.

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Injury Prevention & Osteopathy

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Osteopaths look at the body as a whole and understand that sports injuries are often the result of underlying imbalances and spinal restrictions within the body.

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Osteopathy and Chronic Pain

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When we bump our toes into the edge of a bed, burned our tongue with a hot coffee, slept in an awkward position or lifted far too heavy weights at...

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Osteopathy for Climbers

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If you’re into climbing or bouldering, you’ll know that it can take its toll on your body, and from time to time you need a little extra support to...

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Setting Up Your Workstation Ergonomically

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Do your shoulders, neck or back ever hurt after a day in front of your computer?

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Dr Nick Penney, Integrative Pain Specialist

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“My approach to pain considers the biomechanical, psychological, and social factors that contribute to developing chronic or persistent pain.”

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A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course

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Our Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course offers a chance to build and strengthen resilience in a frantic and uncertain world.

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How Osteopathy Can Help Your Allergies

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Spring has officially sprung, daylight savings is in sight, the flowers are in bloom, and you crack the windows to the smell of freshly mown grass.

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Five Benefits of a Regular Yoga Practice

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With the challenges of lockdown, revisiting your yoga practice might be a good way to start the day on a good note, take a midday break from work, or wind...

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Growing Pains

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A question we are often asked is if we treat children and babies -the answer is yes. Babies and children benefit from osteopathic treatment just as we grown-ups do.

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Can our osteopaths help you?

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If you are disheartened by words such as arthritis, slipped disc, degeneration, chronic inflammation, age-related wear and tear, or even worse, being told “there is nothing we can do”, we...

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Osteoarthritis

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Arthritis is not a single disease, and much of what is called arthritis is really just natural wear and tear of ageing joints.

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What to expect at your first visit to our Osteopaths

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Come a few minutes early so you can register and fill out basic contact details in our waiting room.

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Busy-ness…small blessings

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Sometimes we get bogged down in busy-ness and a feeling that we must keep up with information, and information is coming at us in an unstoppable stream.

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Sciatica

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Often people say they have sciatica and ask if we can treat it. The answer to that question lies in determining what is causing it.

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Ageing – If We Look After Our Body, Our Body Looks After Us.

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Physical ageing is one of the least exciting aspects of growing older, and most of us steadfastly resist the idea.

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