New Parents’ Pains

New Parents’ Pains

In general, we put a lot of focus on the changes a new mother’s body goes through in pregnancy, but maybe not so much post-partum. We barely consider the new physical demands on a new father- but any new parent lives differently to before. As a result, any of us...
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...
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...