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Conditions

Back Pain

Back Pain

Back pain can be divided into neck pain, middle back pain, lower back pain.

The spine is made up of vertebrae. There are normally 33 vertebrae in humans, 7 in the neck (cervical spine), 12 in the middle back (thoracic …

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Osteoarthritis (OA)

Osteoarthritis (OA)

Osteopathy cannot cure arthritis, however much can been done to alleviate the pain and lack of mobility

Is a degenerative joint disorder in which there is progressive loss of articular cartilage accompanied by new bone formation and capsular fibrosis.

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Sports injuries

Sports injuries

Doing exercises and sport is generally good for you. As well as keeping you a healthy weight and boosting your self esteem, it reduces your risk of some serious conditions like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, colon cancer and …

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

The neck consists of 7 vertebra and their discs, muscles, ligaments and soft tissue. These vertebrae are the smallest in the spine. As well as supporting the head, the neck is the most flexible part of the spine. Neck pain …

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Joint Pains

Joint Pains

Joint pain is a symptom of injury, infection, illness or second to an allergic reaction. The pain can be caused by direct or indirect trauma or as a result of an underlying condition such as osteoarthritis (OA) or rheumatoid arthritis …

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Back pain in pregnancy

Back pain in pregnancy

Many changes go through the body during pregnancy. There is weight gain (typically 25-35 pounds), your abdominal muscles weaken and a shift occurs in your centre of gravity. A change in posture occurs which in turn affects the lower back …

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Headaches

Headaches

There are many different types of headaches that can occur. Tension headaches are the most common type of headache and are more common in women.

Possible triggers are:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Poor posture
  • Tiredness
  • Noise
  • Bright sunlight
  • Missing meals
  • Relaxation, …

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    Repetitive Strain Injury

    Repetitive Strain Injury

    Repetative Strain Injuries (RSI’s) are injuries that happen when too much stress is placed on a part of the body. These Injuries affect the soft tissue and are caused by repeated or maintained use of particular muscles resulting in possible …

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    Work Related Pain

    Work Related Pain

    Work related back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders are responsible for approximately 7.6 million lost working days a year. Many factors can contribute to symptoms occurring, the most common causes are due to poor posture ie slouching at a desk, …

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