Duputyrens Contracture

Why Can't I Straighten My Finger ? Duputyrens Contracture is often called the Viking disease as its very much related to North European heritage. Perhaps the incessant rowing over the hazardous...

Sitting Comfortably

In the last blog I went through the cons of sitting too long and on the whole it didn't make comfortable reading. So much so that in the last week I am sure many of you have resorted to become like...

The Office and How to Survive it from a Sitting Point of View

The office whether we like it or not is the place where most of us will while away a third of our lives whilst employed in an office. Questions are often asked as to how sitting might help mitigate...

Shoulder Instability

Shoulder instability has not been new , and has been recognised over 3000 years ago on Papyrus in Egypt.

Video Explaining Sacroiliac joint Pain

https://youtu.be/2HEU013VexE The Sacroiliac Joint where it is and how it can be treated.
The sacroiliac joint what can we do to help?

The SacroIliac Joint. What can help?

The SacroIliac joint is the joint that attaches the spine via the Sacrum to the pelvis. It is a joint with cartilage much in the same way as the hip or knee. The Sacroiliac joint also demonstrates...

Osteopathy For a Painful Foot?

This short article will describe how osteopathy for a painful foot is helpful. I will concentrate on the forefoot as this is the area more commonly afflicted with painful conditions that bring...
Knee Pain

Case of Knee Pain caused by Hip problem.

In this blog I am highlighting an interesting case history of knee pain, caused by a hip problem. I have written on cartilage tears for knee pain before. I want to write about some interesting cases...

Paracetamol for Back Pain?

Does Paracetamol Help Back Pain Does Paracetamol Help Back Pain? As recently as 2014 with regard to paracetamol for back pain there was a paper in the lancet which suggested paracetamol for back...

Sciatica Can it be helped?

SIGNS OF SCIATICA  It is not always a disc that can cause this disturbance as it can also be caused by restrictions in movement particularly in the foraminal space (which is the space between...

Pinched Nerves

https://youtu.be/5iNzqS_TV7I Laurens Holve briefly describes trapped nerves and nerve Nerve pain is a very common form of pain and often results from disc problems, causing pain to radiate often...

MIGRAINE HEADACHES

Migraine Headaches is a leading cause of lost work time and disability in the UK. It is more common in women at nearly 1 in 5 and 1 in 20 in men. In the UK some 10% of people use Acupuncture to...

Common foot conditions: Part 1

Over the coming weeks I will be going through common foot conditions that many people suffer sometime in their lives. Today's includes the common foot conditions of Morton's Neuroma and Bunion......

FALLS AND FALLING OVER

Falls and Falling over Falls and falling over  are very prevalent in the elderly and are a significant cause of both fractures and increased death rate, so this urgently needs attention. As people...

Diziness and vertigo

Dizziness and vertigo are quite complex manifestations of a variety of possible conditions. I will try and explain in this blog the essential guide to what helps us maintain our balance:...

Tension headaches and migraines. What can be done?

Recurrent headaches such as tension type headaches and migraines lead to considerable impairment and days off work. It is often wondered what relation the neck has in relation to this most...

Physical treatment can be as effective as surgery in cartilage tears of the knee

Meniscal tears commonly called cartilage tears often present themselves to me. In a broad sense they can be labelled obstructive and non-obstructive meaning that in obstructive ones the tears...

Can Tennis elbow pain be improved?

                Tennis elbow refers to pain experienced on the outer side of the elbow and affects tendons that extend the wrist and can present between...

Falls and falling over

Falls are very prevalent in the elderly and are a significant cause of both fractures and increased death rate, so this urgently needs attention.As people get older they may not require the...

The approach we take to treating sporting injuries

It’s very common for people to get injured participating in sporting activities. For example, if you’re planning to run a marathon without proper training and stretching you’re almost bound to...

Exercises To Help Low Back Pain

The last few months has seen us all sitting a lot more, fretting, anguished as we try to escape the invisible microscopic enemy. This has not been aided by sitting terrified every day watching the 5pm bulletin as the Pandemic spread. From previous newsletters I have...

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Covid 19 Response

Covid 19 Response

During the Covid 19 Pandemic, I am currently not doing any hands on treatment. Instead I am offering video linked consultations, where a consultation can be done along with advice and exercise modules you can do at home. You will be pleasantly surprised as how...

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Duputyrens Contracture

Duputyrens Contracture

Why Can't I Straighten My Finger ? Duputyrens Contracture is often called the Viking disease as its very much related to North European heritage. Perhaps the incessant rowing over the hazardous North Sea and then clutching those heavy swords which they used with such...

read more
Sitting Comfortably

Sitting Comfortably

In the last blog I went through the cons of sitting too long and on the whole it didn't make comfortable reading. So much so that in the last week I am sure many of you have resorted to become like horses in a state of perpetual standing and only when exhaustion takes...

read more
The Office and How to Survive it from a Sitting Point of View

The Office and How to Survive it from a Sitting Point of View

The office whether we like it or not is the place where most of us will while away a third of our lives whilst employed in an office. Questions are often asked as to how sitting might help mitigate the worst excesses of sitting all day and whether buying highly...

read more
Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Instability

Shoulder instability has not been new , and has been recognised over 3000 years ago on Papyrus in Egypt.

read more
The SacroIliac Joint. What can help?

The SacroIliac Joint. What can help?

The SacroIliac joint is the joint that attaches the spine via the Sacrum to the pelvis. It is a joint with cartilage much in the same way as the hip or knee. The Sacroiliac joint also demonstrates movement in all directions, and the Sacroiliac joint and its...

read more
Osteopathy For a Painful Foot?

Osteopathy For a Painful Foot?

This short article will describe how osteopathy for a painful foot is helpful. I will concentrate on the forefoot as this is the area more commonly afflicted with painful conditions that bring patients for osteopathic treatment. The painful foot is the basis on which...

read more
Case of Knee Pain caused by Hip problem.

Case of Knee Pain caused by Hip problem.

In this blog I am highlighting an interesting case history of knee pain, caused by a hip problem. I have written on cartilage tears for knee pain before. I want to write about some interesting cases whose outcome may come as some surprise. Knee Pain I want to write...

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Paracetamol for Back Pain?

Paracetamol for Back Pain?

Does Paracetamol Help Back Pain Does Paracetamol Help Back Pain? As recently as 2014 with regard to paracetamol for back pain there was a paper in the lancet which suggested paracetamol for back pain was of almost no effect in the treatment of back pain. (The Lancet...

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Sciatica Can it be helped?

Sciatica Can it be helped?

SIGNS OF SCIATICA  It is not always a disc that can cause this disturbance as it can also be caused by restrictions in movement particularly in the foraminal space (which is the space between the vertebrae through which the nerve travels) where the nerve exits...

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