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What is an osteopath?

What Exactly Is An Osteopath

If you’re one of our patients, and you’ve asked me before, what exactly is an Osteopath? Today I’m going to answer that question for you. If you’re not one of our patients and you’d like to know what an Osteopath does, the rest of this article should clarify some misconceptions and inform you about the

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What is Lower Back Pain (LBP)? 

What is Lower Back Pain (LBP)? 

Almost everyone has back pain at one time or another. The pain may be in the center of the back or to one side, or even move down the leg. Symptoms of lower back pain may also include pain in the back, buttocks or legs, stiffness and limited motion and spasm.  What are the risk

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The Sleeper Stretch

Maybe it sounds like a move straight out of a cheezy 1980’s wrestling show, where the villain locks the hero wrestler into the hold and is seemingly about to win. Then the hero miraculously escapes and regains some super strength and ends up winning the match. The Sleeper Stretch is definitely not that. But what

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Total Knee Replacements: Why, What & When

Despite the birthday cake, getting old is rarely a cause for celebration. At least physically. Nobody ever said I can’t wait till I’m 70. Many joints ache, your bladder never really feels empty, and a full uninterrupted night’s sleep makes up the bulk of your birthday wishes. If you add stiff, grindy arthritic knees to

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What is bursitis and treatment

What is bursitis?

Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that surrounds joints or tendons. A bursa reduces friction by cushioning muscles or tendons and bones that move back and forth across each other. The elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, and other joints contain a cushioning bursa. You could have pain in these areas

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Knee Pain and Squats

Knee pain is common in patients. One of the frustrating questions we often have to answer is: Are squats bad for your knees? This question often comes after somebody has been talking to their doctor or their trainer, or the butcher, maybe the mechanic, maybe even the guy down the street. Now obviously these people

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