Appointments Available During the Coronavirus OutbreakLinda CanningApril 1st 2020The Coronavirus pandemic has forced us t close our clinic in Bearsden, but it has not forced to stop helping you. We are so fortuante to have the technology to be able to adapt to these unprecidented times so we can still offer you the best advice […]

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Stretches for Tight Hips and Glutes

Get your stretch onLinda CanningFebruary 20, 2020⭐️Relax into a Gluteal Stretch⭐️Keep your tailbone heavy – if it lifts away from the floor you might lose the stretchLet everything go – allow the feeling of the stretch to soften.#gluteals#glutestretch#Bearsden#tighthips#MoveYourDNA✅Basic Hip Flexor Stretch❇Hold for as long as you feel its doing some good. Repeat.You need to be […]

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Osteopaths In GlasgowBased in the North of Glasgow Bearsden Osteopaths are dedicated to the highest standard of patient care. We offer professional, effective, safe and reliable Osteopathic treatment for a variety of aches and pains.  Treatable conditions include, but are not limited to:- Back & Neck Pain; Tension, Disc Problems Shoulder & Arm Pain Pelvis, […]

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Why choose an Osteopath?Linda CanningJanuary 2, 2020Why choose an Osteopath over any other therapist?Well, like any other manual therapist we can help you manage your pain. We use an array of techniques to make you feel better, to reduce your pain. We give you advice on how to manage your pain, how to heal and […]

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Say NO to running injuries!To prevent running injuries not only do you need a good ‘listening’ foot, meaning a foot that is mobile but that also reacts to the ground force against it. You need the right amount of mobility in every joint. You also need elasticity in your tissues to create and transmit the […]

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Have you heard of the calf pump?Have you heard of the calf pump?In college we were taught about the calf pump. It’s the contracting and relaxing of the calf muscles during walking which is needed to pump the venous blood back to the heart, as the fluids are working against gravity. The muscular contractions squeeze […]

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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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Linda Canning2 Oct – 6 min read Bearsden Osteopaths, North GlasgowLooking for an osteopath in Glasgow? We are just a 15 minute train journey from the centre of Glasgow, tucked away in a peaceful location in Bearsden. Although very close to Glasgow, we have patients that travel from all over to visit our osteopaths.”I booked a […]

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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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Four Reasons TO See an OsteopathHarry HampsonDecember 13, 2018 Following from my previous post about reasons not to see an osteopath (here), it is only fair that I write about four reasons to see an osteopath!Seen straight awayI have seen people that have experienced an episode of back pain that hadn’t been able to see their […]

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Help! I have Back Pain!Harry HampsonJuly 17, 2018You are probably reading this post as you now have what 84% of the population have at some point in their life – lower back pain. This can be quite a rubbish and frustrating time – especially when it stops you doing what you want to do in […]

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Palpation: What we do as OsteopathsHarry HampsonMarch 6, 2019We use palpation to assess the painful area, which means we can feel what’s going on in your muscles and joints with our hands. We use this skill to feel a change in the texture, mobility and vitality of a painful area while we treat.”Find it, fix […]

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Pain In The Neck?Linda CanningOctober 21, 2019Have 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 pain […]

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