Exercises for Osteoarthritic Hands

I’ve written a post on osteoarthritic hands before, so here’s a video of exercises I commonly prescribe to my patients. You should speak to a health professional before starting these exercises as they may not be appropriate for you. Your osteopath can give a recommendation for how frequently you should perform these, if they agree […]

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Spiky Balls & Foam Rollers

When you’re having treatment from an osteopath, it will probably take up half an hour in your 168 hour week. If you can help yourself with 10 minutes stretching a day, you’ve more than tripled the treatment you’re getting. Stretching and heavier exercise are part of the management plan, but sometimes it’s useful to have […]

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Spiky Ball: Wrist Extensors

The wrist extensors are the muscles on the outside of the forearm that tense when you bring your wrist back. They do get tight quite easily, and left untreated can develop into Tennis Elbow. This exercise can be a good preventative one for people who use these muscles a lot- like tennis players. However it […]

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Spiky Ball: Wrist Flexors

The wrist flexors are the muscles on the underside of the forearm. When they’re chronically tight, Golfer’s Elbow can develop. This exercise is useful whether the muscles are just tight, or alongside osteopathic treatment for golfer’s elbow.

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