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Stretches, Exercises and Rehabilitation

We’re all guilty of being more sedentary these days, especially when we’re in pain. Patients often forget to do their rehabilitation exercises, or find the discomfort of moving off-putting. Here’s why a little movement will serve your…

Is All Sciatica The Same?

We commonly see patients in clinic presenting with sciatic pain – a deep, gnawing pain down the buttock, into the back of the leg, sometimes electric, shooting or stabbing. It can occur with or without lower back pain, and with or without…

The Problem with Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain seems to be one of the most prevalent health complaints of adults in the UK. In fact, it was named the leading cause of disability world-wide in 2010. It is the second most common reason that we visit our GP, and the most common…

Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital neuralgia is one of the many kinds of headaches people can present with in the clinic. This one in particular is common for osteopaths to see, as it often has a musculoskeletal cause.   The occipital nerve exits the spine at the…