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Work and Driving

Work and Driving problems | Are you fit for work? Occupational injuries account for many millions of working days lost each year in Britain. No matter whether your work is in the office or outside on the land you need to be able to cope with the individual demands made on your body by the […]

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Sports Injuries

Sports activities are a regular way of life for many of us now, and involve people from across all age groups from those who have an avid interest to those who just wish to keep fit; from the elite professional to the casual participant. Many of the injuries are the result of overuse i.e. playing […]

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Look at the alternatives before you pop another pill

New guidelines from the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) on the diagnosis and management of headaches claim that many people in the UK have “completely preventable” severe headaches caused by taking too many painkillers. So what alternatives are there to continually popping pills? British Osteopathic Association Member Louise Sanders comments, “tension-type and […]

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Osteopathy & Pregnancy – Pain relief without pills

Common symptoms Low Back Pain and Pelvic Pain are common in Pregnancy, BUT NOT NORMAL! Figures vary from as low as 25% in one study compared to as high 80% in another. Conditions which women who are pregnant commonly complain of include: Generalised muscular back pain SPD (Symphasis Pubis Dysfunction) – pain or discomfort in […]

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As you get older

Getting older – staying active Retirement can bring time for leisure, travel opportunities and interests to the older person. This is the chance to take up those sports and activities that you never had time for whilst working and bringing up your family, e.g. golf, gardening, badminton, fitness classes etc. The body, however, has changed. […]

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Calling all Gardeners

The Spring is the time of the year when most gardeners start back in the garden, after Winter has fled & the beginning of the season is when most injuries occur!! Here are a few tips to help keep you free from injury whilst gardening, although if you have a recurrent problem, or are at […]

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