How can Osteopathy help manage TJM issues

How can Osteopathy help manage TJM issues

The jaw joint’s technical name is the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). Like other joints, it is within your osteopath’s remit. Anatomy and Dysfunction of the TMJ The TMJ is an often forgotten joint, but when it becomes dysfunctional it can have a huge impact...
What are the benefits of Osteopathy during pregnancy

What are the benefits of Osteopathy during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a short period of time in which a lot changes. Hormones begin to alter the physiology of the whole body from the first trimester, relaxing ligaments and encouraging fluid retention. Organs move and the posture changes as the bump grows, and aches and...
Find out about managing long covid

Find out about managing long covid

Research and evidence for managing long covid is still emerging. This post was last updated on 21/9/21. As the pandemic progresses, we are hearing more and more about long covid (LC). Little is known about the condition, but it seems to be a form of post-viral...
How can osteopathy help with infant torticollis?

How can osteopathy help with infant torticollis?

Babies can be born with their neck movement limited. If their head is held to one side, typically tilted one way and rotated to the other, it could be torticollis. Adults can develop torticollis too- when it’s not too severe you might call it a “cricked...
How osteopathy can help with symptoms of neuralgia

How osteopathy can help with symptoms of neuralgia

Neuralgia literally means nerve pain, but its usage is more specific than that. Osteopathy may be able to help with the symptoms of neuralgia. Trigeminal Neuralgia The trigeminal nerve is a nerve that supplies the face with sensation and movement. It splits into three...
What are the benefits of osteopathy to digestion

What are the benefits of osteopathy to digestion

The digestive system may seem irrelevant to osteopathy, but we treat the body as a whole, and no system is exempt. We’ve discussed before about the links between stress and the musculoskeletal system, and of course, stress can impact digestion. Reflux and...
Find out how osteopathy can help treat cramp

Find out how osteopathy can help treat cramp

Cramps are a common, usually mild and brief ailment. For some people, they become too frequent or significant to ignore. If this sounds like you, your osteopath may be able to help. Who Suffers from Cramps? Athletes are one of the most affected groups. There seem to...
Find out how can osteopathy help with your circulatory problems

Find out how can osteopathy help with your circulatory problems

When we think about circulation, what comes to mind is often cold extremities and the circulation of blood. Although our veins and arteries are an important part of the circulatory system, there is more to it. The lymphatic system is a necessary element that can have...
How osteopathy can help you manage osteoarthritis

How osteopathy can help you manage osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) can affect any cartilage-based joint. Two areas that commonly develop OA are the hip and knee. Hip Arthritis It is rare for the first sign of hip arthritis to be significant pain. Sometimes there may be an initial painful episode, but the body...
Osteopathy for recovery and prevention of minor sports injuries

Osteopathy for recovery and prevention of minor sports injuries

Osteopaths are qualified to help you recover from and prevent minor sports injuries. Throwing Sports The shoulder is a very mobile joint, which means the bones are not built to keep the joint stable. We rely on the soft tissues of muscles, ligaments, and the joint...
How your osteopath can help with your arthritic pain

How your osteopath can help with your arthritic pain

Joints affected by osteoarthritis can be painful. Unfortunately, adapting your movement to avoid the pain only serves to let the joint become more arthritic. Your osteopath can help with your arthritic pain. Osteoarthritis is the “wear and tear” arthritis...
Osteopathy for the treatment of lower back pain

Osteopathy for the treatment of lower back pain

Your osteopath is qualified to diagnose and treat your lower back pain- provided it is “non-specific”. Non-Specific Lower Back Pain This strange term refers to the cause of the pain rather than the symptoms. NSLBP is within your osteopath’s remit,...
How osetopathy can help reduce stress induced tension

How osetopathy can help reduce stress induced tension

Stress alone can be enough to cause tension in your upper back, neck, and shoulders. But modern-day stressors, such as a stressful job that keeps you stuck at a laptop, only add to it. The Nervous System’s Response to Stress The Sympathetic Nervous System is the...
Osteopathy for neck pain

Osteopathy for neck pain

Neck pain and back pain are the leading cause of lost workdays among musculoskeletal problems. Cricked Necks Waking up with a crick in your neck can be anything from a mild annoyance to a safety risk if it affects your driving. Although most episodes will clear...