Osteopathy – It’s not just about Backs & BonesLinda CanningOctober 5, 2020Many of you may not have heard of an osteopath before, or it you have you might not be sure of what we do. That’s not so surprising as Osteopathy is not yet available on the NHS in Scotland, and there aren’t many of […]
Be Kind to Your Tummy with Self-MassageLinda CanningMarch 12, 2018Painful tummy?Try these simple self-massage techniques to help ease digestive discomfort.As well as helping to ease sore muscles and relax your mind, massage can also be used to soothe the pain and discomfort of constipation. Massage helps to move waste products around the bowel if you’re […]
The Mighty Foot There are 26 bones and 33 joints in each mighty foot. All need to be working for optimum foot mobility.Every joint should move; each toe has the ability to move independently; the muscles and fascia have the potential to be strong and support the weight above it easily, without the use of cushioned […]
Benefits There are huge benefits to massage, whether you are training or not. At Bearsden Osteopaths we always do massage as part of our treatment. Types of Massage Different massage techniques are applied depending on what the body needs. I’m going to use the term ‘tissues’ a lot here because in massage we are working […]
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. Nerve roots exit the spine from the levels L4-S3 and join together to form the sciatic nerve. It’s […]
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X-Ray or MRI?Harry HampsonAugust 8, 2018Do I need imaging of my back? One of the most common questions asked by patients is whether they need an MRI or X-Ray of their back. Understandably, having low back pain can be a worrying experience and everybody wants to know the reason for it! However, low back pain […]
Harry HampsonSep 25 – 6 min read 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 tried to clarify some of […]
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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