Upper Body

Tooth and facial pain - explanation and treatment

A number of patients have presented to me recently with quite severe tooth and/or facial pain not realising that Osteopaths…
April 12, 2019

Frozen shoulder

Another condition which I seem to be seeing more people presenting to me with recently is ‘frozen shoulder’. Frozen shoulder…
April 11, 2019

Osteopathy and Headaches

Many people visit the Essential Osteopathy clinic to seek relief from headaches. Headaches can often be caused by increased…
August 23, 2018

Rotator cuff muscle / shoulder injuries

A number of patients present to me with symptoms in the shoulder and the arm which turn out to be an injury to one or more of…
March 22, 2017

Osteopathic treatment of sinus problems

As you may already know, your four air-filled chambers called sinuses are found in the frontal bones above your eyes, behind the…
February 5, 2016

Elbow pain

There is a general misconception that the elbow is a simple joint to treat. In fact, there are quite a number of problems which…
February 5, 2016

Forward Head Posture

Many of my patients present to me with a 'forward head posture'. As it suggests, this scenario develops over quite a long time…
May 28, 2015

TMJ and jaw problems

The letters TMJ stand for the temporo-mandibular joint, the joint attaching the jaw to the head. You can feel it moving in…
May 28, 2015

Frozen shoulder

True Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) can be a very difficult and painful condition which affects an average of 3% of the…
August 18, 2014

Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain is commonly treated by Osteopaths. It can be caused by a number of factors, including acute injury during a…
November 1, 2013

Hand & wrist pain

Appreciating that hand and wrist problems are not very common, it is important to have early diagnosis and management of…
June 1, 2013

Latest news - Headaches & Acupuncture

The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) has just published guidelines this month, which reveal that one person in…
August 1, 2012

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