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How to Help The Sacroiliac Joint.

The Sacroiliac Joint The SacroIliac joint is the joint that attaches the spine via the Sacrum to the pelvis. It is a joint with cartilage much in the same way as the hip or knee. This joint also demonstrates movement in all directions, and the Sacroiliac joint and its...

Painful Foot can Osteopathy help?

If we have a painful foot the question has to be asked whether osteopathy can help. With a painful foot we are unable to walk properly and in many cases because our walking is affected via limping and altered gait, it then throws pressure on other parts of our body eg...

Case of Knee Pain caused by Hip problem.

Sep 29, 2019 | Acupuncture, Osteopathy | 0 comments In this blog I am highlighting an interesting case history of knee pain, caused by a hip problem. have written on cartilage tears for knee pain before. I want to write about some...

Sciatica

Sciatica – Can it be helped? SIGNS OF SCIATICA  It is not always a disc that can cause this disturbance as it can also be caused by restrictions in movement particularly in the foraminal space (which is the space between the vertebrae through which the...

Does Paracetamol Help Back Pain?

Paracetamol for back pain? Recently or in 2014 there was a paper in the lancet which suggested paracetamol was of almost no effect in the treatment of back pain. (The Lancet 2014; 384(9954):...

Common foot conditions: Part 1

Over the coming weeks I will be going through common foot conditions that many people suffer sometime in their lives. Today’s includes the common foot conditions of Morton’s Neuroma and Bunion…Morton’s Neuroma This is a condition that manifests...
FALLS AND FALLING OVER

FALLS AND FALLING OVER

Falls are very prevalent in the elderly and are a significant cause of both fractures and increased death rate, so this urgently needs attention.As people get older, they may not require the sometimes more vigorous techniques in Osteopathic treatment, but this does...

Diziness and vertigo

Dizziness and vertigo are quite complex manifestations of a variety of possible conditions. I will try and explain in this blog the essential guide to what helps us maintain our balance: Essentially, there are three sources of sensory information that feed our brains....

Tension headaches and migraines. What can be done?

Recurrent headaches such as tension type headaches and migraines lead to considerable impairment and days off work. It is often wondered what relation the neck has in relation to this most debilitating of conditions.Neck pain often accompanies headaches and to be very...