Interesting Articles

“What is the cause of my pain?” The most common question I get asked as a healthcare practitioner is what is the cause of my pain? A perfectly valid question, no doubt, but one that is really not that straightforward. Indeed, it is my contention that providing patients with a single answer (you have injured.. read more →

17 Feb 2020
February 17, 2020

Jaw Pain – Wagon Wheels, Wrigley’s and Why Your Head Hurts

February 17, 2020

by Duncan Cameron Mitchell (Osteopath) – following a course he attended on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMJ/Jaw problems). “The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Temporomandibular Disorders (ACPTMD)“ It’s slightly ironic that an organisation who’s aim is to help those with Orofacial pain choose such a mouthful. That said, the weekend spent studying management of Temporomandibular disorders (TMD.. read more →

16 Feb 2020
February 16, 2020

An Osteopaths Tips for New Mums with Back Pain

February 16, 2020

by Duncan Cameron Mitchell (Osteopath) Back pain is a reality for many new mums. Having seen my wife go through the physical challenges of pregnancy, labour and then an emergency C-section, it is clear that even before the care giving begins that women have been through the mill both physically and emotionally. Immediately on leaving.. read more →

11 Feb 2020
February 11, 2020

Back Pain on the Train?

February 11, 2020

A Do’s and Don’ts guide by Atlanta Kyte – Osteopath DO take the time to relax and take some slow deep breaths.  Stress is a big contributor to back, neck and shoulder pain, not to mention spats in the ‘quiet zone’. DO get an aisle seat and stand up and walk around if you have.. read more →

06 Dec 2019
December 6, 2019

Verrucas – to treat or not to treat?

December 6, 2019

You’ll find that some Foot Health Practitioners will treat verrucas while others will steer well clear. Why is this you ask?  A verruca is a wart on the foot that is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).   As verrucas are a virus, no one single treatment is 100% effective, with some verrucas lasting for.. read more →