Does bending hurt your back? Busting the most common back myths

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

In this article, James Raiher, back pain rehabilitation expert, explains why lifting objects correctly isn’t as complicated as it is often made out to be.

Your back is not as fragile as you think!

First of all, let’s get straight into the controversy. Your back is […]

2019-02-18T13:52:06+00:00February 18th, 2019|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: , , , |

Guest blog post – Yoga or Pilates?

Sabine Fischer, Pilates Instructor

We’re constantly bombarded by the media about physical fitness. There are tons of reasons why we should get off our chairs and be active in today’s increasingly automated and sedentary culture. Practising any exercise does not only result in a good appearance, but also reduces stress and brings peace […]

2018-09-20T16:06:02+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Guest blog posts|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: , , |