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Should I Stretch?

Should I Stretch?

A common question we get asked as Osteopaths is should I be stretching? If so, how often should I stretch? How long should I hold a stretch? What kind of stretching is most effective? The list of questions goes on. The truth is, the answer changes from case to case and injury to injury. So […]

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Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

OMT – Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

OMT… What is it? So you have heard about OMT, or Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment?  Or also known as Osteopathy, Osteopathic Treatment, or just “Osteo”. Do you know what it actually is? You know your friend has seen an Osteo and has fantastic results, but you don’t really know what it’s all about. You have seen […]

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Relieving Arthritis Pain with Osteopathy

Arthritis is a painful and common problem that affects both men and women of all ages. There are many different types of arthritis, with the most commonly heard of and diagnosed being “Osteoarthritis” and “Rheumatoid Arthritis”. A diagnosis of arthritis can come from your GP or specialist and be confirmed by special tests such as […]

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Postpartum osteopathy

Postpartum Osteopathy

Often, it is thought that being pregnant is one of the hardest physically challenging things a woman can do. No-one really gives a second thought to poor old mum afterwards, once your perfect new baby has arrived. Mum – move aside, and lets focus on this tiny, gorgeous and totally dependant, warm and cuddly baby. […]

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osteopathy and pregnancy

Pregnancy and Osteopathy

Oh my goodness…. I’m pregnant! What will happen to my body? These are the thoughts that runs through every expectant mothers mind when they find out they are pregnant. It can be an exciting, emotional, scary, fun, tiring and amazing experience.  Having informed and supportive pre and post-natal care is very important in the journey […]

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Osteopathy and Arthritis

Osteopathy is a form of hands on therapy that primarily treats the musculoskeletal (muscular and skeletal) systems of the body. Osteopaths have a detailed and in depth understanding of how the body moves and functions as a whole unit.

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Top Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Did you know that shoulder pain can be caused from lots of different issues? Osteopaths are highly skilled at diagnosing and treating shoulder pain and associated conditions. We make sure you understand what has happened and why. By understanding the complex nature of the shoulder girdle, it will help explain how so many different issues […]

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