Lower Body

Piriformis syndrome

The small piriformis muscle, attaching from the sacrum to the upper part of our femur (thigh bone), is a poorly understood and…
September 6, 2019

Plantar fascitis

The plantar fascia is a tough, fibrous area of connective tissue on the bottom of the foot between the ball of the foot and the…
August 23, 2019

Ankle, achilles & foot pain

The ankle and foot complex is a combination of interconnected small bones linked together by muscles, ligaments and fascia…
November 29, 2018

Groin pain - is it coming from the hip?

Groin pain can be a tricky problem because the location of the pain can often be a poor indicator of where the issue originates.…
November 29, 2018

Exercise therapy in the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis

The National Council for Osteopathic Research have provided a snapshot summary (2017) of key Osteopathic and Osteopathically…
August 23, 2018

Knee pain

I am recapping (please excuse the pun) on the subject of knee pain as I so frequently have patients coming in for treatment of…
April 6, 2018

Plantar fasciitis

I've been having quite a few patients presenting to me with plantar fasciitis. What is it and how can it be treated by an…
March 16, 2015

Hip pain

Patients fairly regularly present with pain they describe as being in their hip, groin or pelvic area. There are quite a few…
March 16, 2015

Foot and ankle pain

The foot and ankle complex is a combination of interconnected small bones linked together by muscles, ligaments and fascia…
August 18, 2014

Foot Orthotics/ Insoles

The prescription and use of foot orthotics is controversial but, from my clinical experience and recent research, I have found…
April 1, 2013

Knee pain

The knee is the largest and most complicated joint in the body which consists of many structures which, if damaged by anything…
August 1, 2012

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

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

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