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3 things I didn’t know about being an Osteopath

The recent launch of ORION made me realise what might be habitual daily practice to me, may not be the same as my fellow osteopaths. Do treatments prescribed to patients vary city to city? Do practitioners generally have a treatment … Continue reading

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A wonderful pregnancy..

Are you pregnant? Or your wife / friend / work colleague may be? Or you may be planning on falling pregnant? Everyone gets given all kinds of advice, some wanted some not. Having just had my second baby just over … Continue reading

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Sleep for your health..

Getting a good night’s sleep is something we often take for granted – until something goes wrong. With our busy lifestyles, crammed full of deadlines, family commitments and with little time for rest and relaxation, it’s no wonder our sleep … Continue reading

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Flexibility has your Back

  Winter is coming to an end, and as the sun begins to shine, most of us are getting off our couches and starting to get fit and well for the coming summer. Many people do aerobic activities to improve … Continue reading

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What is ‘good posture’?

Almost instantaneously as I mention ‘posture’ to my patients, they automatically look at me with guilt and say “oh, I know my posture is bad…” causing a reflex reaction of pulling their shoulders back and sitting or standing up straight. … Continue reading

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Barefoot shoes – what does the osteopath say….?

I was at our monthly children’s clinic last year when I noticed half the room of osteopaths were wearing very similar shoes, they looked really comfortable and kind of cool. On asking I was told these ‘Vivobarefoot’ shoes were ‘the … Continue reading

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