The Difference between Osteopathy Physiotherapy and Chiropractic I 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…

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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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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 (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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