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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The Diaphragm (and shoulders)

I’ve seen a lot of diaphragm issues recently, some linked to anxiety and chest infections, or even gastric problems. Most of them wouldn’t look like diaphragm issues to the untrained eye. From persistent hiccups and lower back pain to nebulous upper back and shoulder pain, the diaphragm has been playing a part. The diaphragm is […]

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