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Devizes Osteopathic & Sports Injury Clinic

15 Bridewell Street, Devizes, Wiltshire
SN10 1NQ
01380 728453

Pewsey Osteopathic & Sports Injury Clinic

9 High Street, Pewsey, Wiltshire
SN9 5AF

01672 564646

Long Covid: What We Know So Far

Long Covid: What We Know So Far

Little is understood about long covid, and the knowledge base is expected to change quickly. This post will be updated as evidence emerges. It was last updated on 9th November 2020. What is Long Covid? Most people who contract COVID-19 recover quickly, but others...

Sciatica and Osteopathy

Sciatica and Osteopathy

The sciatic nerve runs down the back of the leg, and when it is irritated, it causes sciatica. Sciatica is simply a collection of symptoms from the sciatic nerve, such as a shooting pain, pins and needles, or numbness. These symptoms will be in the back of the leg,...

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) or Adhesive Capsulitis is a condition of the shoulder capsule. The capsule is a thick piece of fibrous tissue that covers the whole ball and socket joint. In FSS it becomes tight, limiting movement and causing pain. Symptoms of Frozen...

Can Osteopathy help while I’m Pregnant?

Can Osteopathy help while I’m Pregnant?

Many women develop aches and pains while pregnant. Osteopathy is a gentle therapy that is appropriate throughout pregnancy and post-natally. Back pain while pregnant Back pain affects most of us at some point, and it's a common side effect of pregnancy. Hormones and...

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches are a specific kind of headache that originate from the neck. They can be caused by tightness in the muscles of the neck, or linked to the neck by nerves. Symptoms of a Cervicogenic headache This type of headache is quite different from a...

Shoulder and Elbow Pain

Shoulder and Elbow Pain

Osteopaths don't just treat backs! We can work on any joint in the body, including the shoulder and elbow. In both joints there are a number of tissues that can cause pain and only a few are covered in this post. If you have pain in the arm that doesn't fit any of...

Diastasis Recti

Diastasis Recti

During pregnancy, the abdominal wall has to make room for the baby. The six-pack muscles (rectus abdominus) separate along the vertical line of connective tissue that normally holds them together. If the muscles don't come back together after pregnancy, this is known...

Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain

The vast majority of people will experience at least one episode of lower back pain (LBP) at some point. For a lot of cases this will self-resolve quickly, but for others they might need some help. Common causes of back pain Osteopaths are equipped to help with a...

Osteopathy and Healthy Ageing

Osteopathy and Healthy Ageing

Everybody gets grey hair and wrinkles as we get older. In the same way, it is normal for our muscles, bones, joints and associated tissues to change as we age. Ageing does not necessarily mean that we will experience increased pain or stiffness. However, if this...

Are You Fit For Work?

Are You Fit For Work?

Your health at work Do you feel fit for work?Musculoskeletal conditions (problems with the muscles, bones, joints and associated tissues) are a major contributing factor to work place absenteeism. The Office for National Statistics reports that 30.8 million working...

How Healthy is Your Heart?

How Healthy is Your Heart?

And you thought we were just about backs........ 3 Things You Can Do Today to Have a Healthier Heart. 1 - Stop Smoking! Seriously, if you smoke, stop. We know you've heard all the risks before and the effect it has on your blood pressure, cholesterol etc, but it's...

What is Sports Massage?

What is Sports Massage?

As defined by the Sports Massage Association: Sports Massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is applicable not just to sports people but to anybody wishing to guard against or...

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