Category: Osteopathy

Rib Cage Closure with WeightsLinda CanningJanuary 8, 2020Rib cage closure is such an effective exercise that I teach in class, and to patients, which then normally leads onto ‘The Greyhound’ which I will post later.The key thing with this exercise is to leave your ribcage on the floor as you take your arms over your […]

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Chronic Back PainLinda CanningNovember 28th, 2019Have You Been Told Nothing More Can Be Done?If you have chronic back pain, then this is a great video for you to watch. Here, Prof. Peter O’Sullivan talks about how widespread the problem is but also how badly it is managed.First off he gives some powerful statistics:Only 1% of […]

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Time for a new Mattress?Harry HampsonOctober 5, 2019Are you sleeping as snug as a bug?Do you find yourself tossing and turning at night; that you don’t sleep as well as you used to; sleep better in a hotel bed; or are beginning to wake up stiff/sore for no apparent reason – it might be time […]

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Foot and Ankles ExercisesLinda CanningMay 28, 2019Here’s some exercises to improve your foot mobility, strength and proprioception. The picture above shows me wearing socks that help to prevent blisters when running, but also help to make you feel more ‘grounded’ while going about your day. The spikey squishy ball can be used to massage the sole […]

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Pain In The Neck?Linda CanningOctober 21, 2019  Have you got pain in the neck? We can help. There are so many reasons for your neck pain to arise and can come in many forms. We listen to your story as everything from your past is relevant, do a few tests and then we diagnose your […]

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Sciatica

SciaticaSymptomsCausesAdviceWhat is Sciatica?Linda CanningFebruary 5, 2019Sciatica simply means pain in the sciatic nerve, however, it gives no description of why the nerve is causing the pain. The sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest nerve in the body. Nerves roots exit the spine from the levels L4-S3 and join together to form the sciatic nerve. […]

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Harry HampsonSep 25 – 6 min readReasons NOT to see an Osteopath! As an osteopath, I am EXTREMELY biased into believing that anybody and everybody can benefit from osteopathy. However, I do understand there are reasons why somebody wouldn’t want to visit or are unsure about receiving treatment. Therefore, I have listed some obvious reasons and […]

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Harry HampsonSep 25 – 6 min readOsteopathy – It’s More Than Just Backs! Most people we see have spinal related pain – this means neck, upper back and lower back pain; a lot do gain benefit from treatment:”I booked a last minute appointment and was not disappointed. Harry took the time to listen to me […]

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