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We take a holistic ‘hands on’ approach to deliver the results you need to achieve total Body Balance.

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21st November 2018

Wishing you a ‘Top Tip’ Christmas!

The Christmas holiday period should be a time for enjoying ourselves with friends and family, over indulging and celebrating. However for some, the dr

22nd June 2017

World Osteopathy Day

It’s World Osteopathy Day so we thought we would share with you some useful tips to help with or ideally minimise the chances of back pain. 1. Exerc

Wishing you a ‘Top Tip’ Christmas!

The Christmas holiday period should be a time for enjoying ourselves with friends and family, over indulging and celebrating. However for some, the dramatic change in our daily routine, going from rushing to get decorations up and presents bought and wrapped to, for most, a week spent being overly sedentary can be the cause of unexpected back and neck pain. Whilst we cant help decide the winner of charades or take the calories out of your trifle. Here are 8 tips to keep you happy, healthy and pain free over the Christmas period. 1.    Don’t shop to you literally drop! Being that little bit more organised will help, plan your shopping trip and if time allows take several trips to get everything you need. This will prevent you...

World Osteopathy Day

It’s World Osteopathy Day so we thought we would share with you some useful tips to help with or ideally minimise the chances of back pain.

1. Exercise your back regularly – this can easily be done just through walking, or reduce intensity on the body at first by starting with swimming and using exercise bikes. These are all excellent to strengthen your back muscles but anything that you enjoy and helps you keep ACTIVE will be beneficial.

2. Keep active and moving even when you have pain. Gentle walking and stretching will prevent stiffness. Also try to avoid long periods of bed rest as this is counterproductive. Unsure of what to do? Then we can help… just get in touch with us at clinic.

3. Always lift and carry objects close to your body, bend your knees and your hips not your back and never bend and twist at the same time.

4. Try to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle as this will help prevent back pain. Quit smoking as it increases your chances of developing back pain.

5. Visit your local Osteopath for a full assessment and diagnosis. If pain is persistent see your GP as they may be able to prescribe stronger painkillers or investigate further, if needed.

6. What is your working environment like? Do you sit at a desk 9-5 or longer? Consider how your desk station and workspace may be affecting or contributing to your back pain. Employers are now great at ensuring that work station assessments are carried out, and if not get in touch we would be happy to advise. Manual work? In most cases this should be a better thing – however, be aware of health and safety recommendations and lifting/loading protocol, it is there for a reason and will help minimise the risk of injury.