Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

We deal with two kinds of chronic pain in clinic: primary and secondary. In both cases, pain has been present for at least three months. The difference between the two comes down to the cause. If your pain is a side effect of another chronic condition, like...
Digestion

Digestion

When you first see your osteopath, they will ask you all sorts of medical questions. These will include the main body systems, such as digestion. Not only might we be able to help with some digestive issues, but symptoms here can give important clues to other...
Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of disrupted pain processing. It is poorly understood, and although we know a few of its hallmarks, it is unclear exactly why it develops. Onset often follows a stressful or emotionally traumatic period. It seems to affect women...
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...
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...