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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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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