The Difference between Osteopathy Physiotherapy and ChiropracticI frequently get asked what’s the difference between an osteopath, a chiropractor and a physiotherapist. Which one is better for me and which one will get me moving and feeling pain-free the quickest.When I hear this question, I think, "this sounds like the start…

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Osteopathy rather than being a collection of treatment techniques is based around a philosophy or a series of principles. I’ve listed the four main principles and tried to give a brief explanation: Structure governs function (and function governs structure. the 2 are inter-related). Basically, stiff joints and tight muscles can…

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Osteopathy for Pain Relief Treatment for pain Pain relief is one of the main reasons people come to osteopaths for osteopathic treatment. Osteopathy helps people of all ages who suffer from pain, tackling complaints ranging from sports and work-related injuries to arthritis and sciatica. The osteopaths role is to alleviate…

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Osteopathy is best known for it’s treatment of back pain and sciatica, but osteopaths also treat other aches, pains and conditions. Have a look at the list below to find out a few examples of what osteopaths treat. General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or…

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Diagnosing ME/CFS – further research 28/01/2013Information, What Osteopath Glasgow Does Research into the diagnosis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis A diagnosis of ME/CFS is usually made by exclusion. If you have been diagnosed with ME or CFS you know what this means. If you haven’t or you’re waiting for a ME diagnosis…

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When I started running I posted on facebook that “with my knowledge I intended to avoid all running injuries”. Obviously (hopefully) this doesn’t include accidental injuries like falls, trips or twisted ankles. What I mean by this is the preventable sports injuries. I think that all preventable injuries (whether sports…

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Getting Faster As You Get Older. The conclusion Osteopath Daniel Gerber Keeps Top ultra runner Paul Giblin at his best.As this series of posts have progressed it may appear that it has been concentrating on older athletes, but what is in here is just as appropriate to all athletes. In…

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Getting Faster as you get older (pt2) The Even Better News What an osteopath would do to make you faster In part one I wrote about muscle cell efficiency and decreases in muscle economy. Now I’m going to write about how me as an osteopath can help improve muscle economy…

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Getting Faster as you get older? The good news part 1 Research shows that you can run faster. Enjoying running as you get older Does age automatically mean that there’s a decline in our athletic endeavors? A commonly held belief is the older we get the poorer our sporting performance…

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5 Rules for Rocktaping What you need to do before applying Rocktape I described Rocktape as both duct tape like, and as adhesive tape that we sometime put on your skin. Just like any other kinesiology tapes there area a few rules to follow to help it stick and last…

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