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How Does Osteopathy Help Alleviate Stress?

The modern world is full of pressures and challenges, and for many of us stress is pretty normal. But functioning in emergency mode 24/7 can damage both body and mind. Managing stress is about finding ways to unwind. Some stress isn’t bad. Stress can initiate change, help us focus on the task at hand, and in some cases […]

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Easing the Discomfort of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a disorder that results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot.  The pain is usually most severe with the first steps of the day or following a period of rest.  Pain is also frequently brought on by bending the foot and toes up towards the shin and may be worsened by a tight Achilles tendon.  The condition typically comes on […]

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Treating Sports Injuries

Have you experienced an injury from playing sport? The chances are pretty high that you or a loved one have tweaked, sprained, bruised or broken a part of your body as a result of a sporting injury. Neil Evans comments, “at Evans Osteopaths, we treat sports injuries very frequently, probably on a daily basis. Whilst […]

Osteopathy can help people of all ages
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Aging and Osteopathy

Over 50? That’s not old! And it certainly isn’t time to give up on your body. It is tempting to blame ‘aging’ for all the aches and pains, but the truth is that you can feel better – and osteopathic treatment will often provide relief for those in their later decades. Wear and Tear? ‘Wear […]

Tips for Being the Best Runner you can Be
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Top 10 Tips to Improve Your Running

Whether you are an social jogger or competitive athlete, there are always methods to improve your running, and reduce the likelihood of injury.  Here are our top 10 tips for sharpening your style and getting the most out of your exercise… Understand Your Gait  – Spend some time working out how you run – do you over pronate or under pronate?   Everyone […]