Managing delayed surgery for arthritis

Operations considered non-urgent would normally take a while to come through, but with additional delays due to the pandemic, waiting times for surgery are even longer. Even during lockdown, when you can’t necessarily see your manual therapist, there are things you can do to manage your symptoms. Osteoarthritis Basics Osteoarthritis can affect any cartilaginous joint. […]

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How is Osteopathy Holistic?

Osteopathy is a holistic therapy. Holism is important for addressing the root causes for a problem, and managing them; not only to improve symptoms, but also to reduce the chance of recurrence. A dictionary definition of holism is: The treating of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the […]

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Osteopathy and Pregnancy

I’m currently treating an array of pregnant patients, from the start of the second trimester to a few weeks before the due date. The interesting thing is that they all present with a variation of the same thing: lower back and pelvis area pain. For some it is relentless, and may even need crutches. For […]

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