Category Archives: Osteopathy

Can Euro 2012 Damage Your Health?

{lang: ‘en-GB’}June back pain forecast: Rise in strain injuries expected following prolonged sofa slouching and aggressive cheering during Euro 2012 With 31 Euro 2012 games equating to a whopping TWO DAYS of watching football on TV (not including pre and … Continue reading

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The Great British Pain in the Neck

{lang: ‘en-GB’}• Britons are more likely to suffer from neck pain • Massaging the spine is more effective than medicine in short and long term People living in Britain are among those most likely to suffer neck pain according to … Continue reading

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Painkillers kill local gardener (aged 36)

In the Sutton Guardian this week it was reported that local man Jason King (36) died after taking an overdose of painkillers for his neck pain, an inquest at Croydon Coroner’s Court heard. Jason had been prescribed Tramadol for long standing neck pain which was stopping him from working as a gardener.

This highlights the mistake of taking pain relief as a treatment for neck pain. Continue reading

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Is Osteopathy Right For you?

About half the people I treat at the clinic have back or neck problems. Most of these are as a result of mechanical disturbances of the spine due to postural strains, joint dysfunction, work, sport, pregnancy or just life itself. These disturbances often lead to nerve irritation such as sciatica or ‘trapped nerves’. Continue reading

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Osteopathy vs. Chiropractic

In simple terms, both Osteopaths and Chiropractors tend to treat similar conditions with similar techniques, especially in Britain, where the two evolved along parallel but converging paths. Continue reading

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