World Osteoporosis Day, 20th October

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

It is estimated that around 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis. October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day. Screening and early diagnosis are critical to prevention of osteoporosis, and osteopaths can help.

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the usually strong structure which makes up […]

2018-11-01T14:35:45+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Osteopathy|Tags: , , , |

Tips for living well with arthritis

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

Osteoarthritis – the most common cause of arthritis – causes joint stiffness, pain and loss of mobility, but it affects different people in different ways. Wear and tear or inflammatory processes lead to thinning of the cartilage in the joints, resulting in pain and inflammation. Typically this […]

2018-11-09T18:39:37+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Osteopathy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Top tips for cyclists

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

In this post, I discuss some of the issues facing recreational and sporting cyclists. I also provide some top tips to avoid problems and get you into top gear.

The strength of osteopathy is its ability to combine detailed analysis of the specifics of […]

2018-11-10T17:37:55+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Osteopathy|Tags: , , , |

Ergonomics, or how to sit without sitting

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

At the Practice at 322 we are often asked for advice about the right way to sit at a desk. So many of our patients spend the majority of their day in front of a computer, and yet there is so little reliable advice available on how […]

2018-11-10T17:40:57+00:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Osteopathy|Tags: , , |

Stress and healing

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

We’ve known for a long time that stress has an effect on healing. Hans Selye borrowed the term from mechanical engineering way back in 1936 and he originally saw stress as a uniformly bad thing. Somehow we have been left with this view of stress, and […]

2018-11-10T17:43:51+00:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Osteopathy|Tags: , , , , |