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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 […]

sports-injuries
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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 […]

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Concussion and Osteopathy

I have treated a number of people with concussion. Symptoms vary so much but often osteopathic treatment helps! Great to see a bit of research on the subject. Can Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Help Heal Concussions? Concussions and the damage they do to the brain and body have made headlines for the past few years as […]

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Foam Rolling Tips

Foam rolling is a really useful way to ease tight muscles. We are seeing more people in the clinic who are using them so thought this might be useful to make sure you are using your foam roller correctly! Spine-health May 24 · · Health & Fitness Foam rolling is a great way to ease […]

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Back pain and bed rest

Spine-healthLike Page June 28 · · Health & Fitness When you’re experiencing back pain, don’t take to your bed! Bed rest beyond a day or two can increase pain and slow your recovery. Bed Rest Is Not the Best for Beating Back Pain Experts now agree that extended bed rest can worsen or prolong back […]