All about ankle sprains and how to fix them

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

An ankle sprain occurs when the ankle ligaments or the joint capsule are stretched beyond their normal limits and they tear. Sprains range from very mild to severe, depending on the extent to which this stretching occurs, which varies a great deal. The ankle is a paradoxical joint, […]

How to treat Raynaud’s Syndrome

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director

This blog post concerns a widely known but less well understood condition which affects the hands and feet – Raynaud’s syndrome. Named after Auguste Raynaud, who described it in 1862, the syndrome is painful and for climbers and those who work at height, it is potentially […]

6 alternatives for staying fit at home: off-the-wall and downright fun

James Raiher, Osteopath and Clinic Director We all want to stay active in this time of confinement, and Joe Wicks or Jessica Smith are great places to start. Everything we do at home can be turned into exercise, from vacuuming to gardening and even cleaning the […]

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 […]

2023-01-17T12:38:15+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 […]

2023-01-17T12:39:26+00:00July 11th, 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 […]

2023-01-17T12:40:08+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Guest blog posts|Tags: , , , , |
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