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Scoliosis

Did you know that everybody has curves in their back? We actually have three distinct and purposeful curves – and they’re perfectly normal. In fact, this curvature is necessary as they provide shock absorption and allow mobility in all different ways in our spine. The curves are found in the neck (cervical spine), the mid […]

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What’s all the fuss about Turmeric?

Have you jumped aboard the latest craze of turmeric? Maybe you’ve swapped your morning long black coffee for a turmeric latte or you’re turning all your cooking yellow with the delicious spice! It’s fantastic to make healthy changes in your life, but it’s also important to understand what we’re putting into our bodies and why.

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Arthritis and Osteopathy

There are many types of arthritis that affect people of all ages. It is a condition that may affect people in different ways, both physically and in turn emotionally, impacting on day to day activities, ability to work, and undertake exercise.

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Lifting Technique

• Are you a labourer lifting heavy tools? • Are you a carrying your child or grandchild? • Are you packing boxes and moving house – or even moving pots around in the garden? It doesn’t matter what you’re lifting, we just want to make sure you’re doing it safely! Unfortunately Osteopaths have a lot of patients coming in saying they hurt themselves from lifting. …

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Did you know that Osteopathic treatment looks at the whole body – not just the area of pain!

Osteopaths work on the foundation that our body works as a functional and dynamic unit. This drives our approach and hands on treatment to treat globally and holistically - to make change to your whole body, not just the isolated, painful region. This is to assist the self-healing and regulation mechanism each of us possesses, so the body can in turn heal itself.

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Fish Oil – Do I really need it?

As Osteopaths, we often see patients who tell us that they don’t take pain killers. This could be from allergies, interactions with other medications or their own personal beliefs. Although we believe that pain relief always has a time and place, it’s beneficial to have alternative options. These options often come in the form of supplements. One of the most commonly known supplements …

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