Coming soon – therapeutic yoga

I have been a long-term fan of yoga for its mechanical and spiritual good and, if you’ve had an appointment with me you probably would have been encouraged to do some stretching or strengthening exercises.  I am very excited to have found a course (and the time to attend) that ties together yoga with my osteopathic clinical work.  Once I have completed […]

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Knee pains and exercises

Knee pain has been occupying me a lot in clinic this week.  I don’t know whether it’s the weather, the new year exercise regimes or why so many of the same thing present in one week, but they often do. Featuring this week is pain below the knee cap, especially on going up stairs or slopes, with or without a clicking […]

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Neck pain and osteopathic treatment

Research findings: Paper: Franke et al, 2015, Osteopathic manipulative treatment for chronic nonspecific neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis, IJOM, vol 18:4, pp 255-267, accessed 24/01/16 via www.osteopathy.org.uk Neck pain occurs in all ages of the population and 30-50% of adults are thought to suffer in any twelve month period. It is the second most common problem that someone […]

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Osteopathic standards

Did you know that osteopaths have been regulated by the General Osteopathic Council for over 20 years? The Council was established following the Osteopaths Act (1993). It sets standards of practice and conduct expected of osteopaths. The General Osteopathic Council also holds the list of registered osteopaths. In order to remain on this list after qualification osteopaths have to carry out […]

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Spinal pain and the festive period

It’s the time of year when everyone is dashing about, getting ready for Christmas day, possibly entertaining family and friends or preparing for some time away from home. This is the time of year when debilitating back pain can be a real inconvenience. I’ve treated many an urgent case of back or pelvic pain from people slipping on ice or wet leaves, […]

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First day at The Mews

It’s my first official day providing osteopathic treatment at The Mews and I’m very pleased to be here. Karen Richardson,  who runs the Mews Clinic, popped in to say hello – thank you Karen, it was much appreciated. I’m looking forward to getting to know the local residents, business owners and what Old Town has to offer. I’ve been treating a […]

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