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Essential Osteopathy Blog

Below you will find a number of blog articles covering a number of subjects about and related to Osteopathy and Osteopathic treatment of various conditions and symptoms from back and neck pain to ankle strains, frozen shoulder, knee pain and more...Use the 'Search this site' box at the bottom right of every page to find particular articles or pages on specific conditions or information of interest.

 

We hope you find the articles useful and informative.  All feedback is gratefully received.

 

Cranial Osteopathy: Treatment of babies with colic, reflux and other issues

Newborn babies are subject to enormous forces when they are born, being squeezed, twisted and turned as they come into the world. This puts a lot of pressure onto the baby, particularly its head at…
January 13, 2021

Back pain: Prevention is better than cure

Back pain causes 5 million people to consult their doctor every year and will cause pain to one in 5 of us at some point in our lives. In the majority of cases the problem comes on slowly, starting…
January 13, 2021

Tendinopathies

Firstly, to clarify, tendons attach muscles to bone (as opposed to ligaments which attach bone to bone).  Tendon injuries, known as tendinopathies, are usually found where acute irritation occurs when…
January 13, 2021

Exercise therapy in the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis (NCOR Snapshot Summary)

A summary of the research findings relating to the benefits of exercise in the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis (wear and tear) by the National Council for Osteopathic Research
January 13, 2021

Follow up appointment (30 min) changes

Changes to the 30 minute follow up treatments will apply from the start of February 2021
January 6, 2021

Christmas & New Year availability / Gift vouchers

Christmas / New Year - Essential Osteopathy will be closing from the end of the day on Christmas Eve (Thursday, 24 December) and re-opening from Monday, 4 January. Gift vouchers are available if…
December 9, 2020

Essential Osteopathy re-opens for face to face appointments

Essential Osteopathy is now open for face to face appointment bookings to all but the shielding/high risk groups. Treatments re-start the week commencing Monday 6 July
June 26, 2020

COVID Clinic Changes

Some of the Essential Osteopathy services below have changed to accommodate for the best practice recommendations and government guidelines. Please be aware that Essential Osteopathy will be…
June 15, 2020

Essential Osteopathy - Virtual appointments

Virtual appointments are available to those with musculo-skeletal aches and pains during the COVID pandemic
April 9, 2020

Essential Osteopathy - Temporary Clinic closure

Essential Osteopathy closes for face-to-face treatments
March 24, 2020

Coronavirus - Essential Osteopathy Clinic update

Coronavirus - Essential Osteopathy Clinic update
March 17, 2020

Back pain - Causes and what you can do about it

It is highly likely that you have suffered with back pain at some point in your life. It is the biggest cause of disability in the UK with low back pain making up 11% of these disabilities and it is…
February 24, 2020

Osteoarthritis - Self-care and Osteopathy

Arthritis is a common condition affecting around 10 million people in the UK. Those with the condition often suffer with pain and stiffness of the joint as well as difficulty with performing daily…
February 24, 2020

Iliotibial Band Syndrome / Runner's knee

The iliotibial band (ITB) runs down the outside of the leg from the side of the pelvis (ilium) to below the knee where it attaches to the upper outside part of the lower leg (tibia and fibula). It is…
February 24, 2020

The Essential Osteopathy YouTube channel

A wee reminder that I have set up the Essential Osteopathy YouTube channel to guide you through quite a number of stretches and exercises for the neck, back, pelvis, hips and legs and other areas of…
February 24, 2020

What is the difference between Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists?

NCOR (the National Council for Osteopathic Research) produced this summary report on the differences between Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists. The key message is that ‘...It is clear…
February 24, 2020

Essential Osteopathy - Treatment Gift vouchers

Treatment Gift vouchers for your nearest and dearest, friends and family.
December 10, 2019

Christmas & New Year availability

Essential Osteopathy's treatment availability over the Christmas and New Year period.
December 10, 2019

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Blog Categories

Back Pain (13 Articles)

August 15, 2018

Upper Body (12 Articles)

September 9, 2018

Lower Body (11 Articles)

September 9, 2018

Pregnancy & Babies (8 Articles)

September 9, 2018

Sports Injuries (8 Articles)

September 9, 2018

Arthritis (2 Articles)

May 4, 2018

Clinic matters - gift vouchers and more (9 Articles)

September 13, 2017

Advice - exercise, stretching, workstation set up and more (10 Articles)

September 13, 2018

Other conditions treated by Osteopaths (9 Articles)

September 13, 2018

Pain (4 Articles)

September 13, 2018

Osteopathy - information on treatments, principles and more (6 Articles)

September 13, 2017

Chronic pain (1 Articles)

September 13, 2018

Movement (2 Articles)

September 13, 2018

What is the difference between Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists?

February 24, 2020

The Essential Osteopathy YouTube channel

February 24, 2020

Iliotibial Band Syndrome / Runner's knee

February 24, 2020

Osteoarthritis - Self-care and Osteopathy

February 24, 2020

Back pain - Causes and what you can do about it

February 24, 2020

Coronavirus - Essential Osteopathy Clinic update

March 17, 2020

Essential Osteopathy - Temporary Clinic closure

March 24, 2020

Essential Osteopathy - Virtual appointments

April 9, 2020

COVID Clinic Changes

June 15, 2020

Essential Osteopathy re-opens for face to face appointments

June 26, 2020

Christmas & New Year availability / Gift vouchers

December 9, 2020

Follow up appointment (30 min) changes

January 6, 2021

Exercise therapy in the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis (NCOR Snapshot Summary)

January 13, 2021

Tendinopathies

January 13, 2021

Back pain: Prevention is better than cure

January 13, 2021

Cranial Osteopathy: Treatment of babies with colic, reflux and other issues

January 13, 2021

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