What Is Tendinopathy?

What Is Tendinopathy? Tendinopathy is a common yet very challenging ailment to both osteopaths and physios alike and is of particular interest to me, partly because it is often poorly diagnosed and mistreated. This blog explores all aspects of tendinopathy, and why it is important to get it right Find out more about tendinopathy, how […]

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Should I Get A Steroid Injection?

Should I Get A Steroid Injection? A common question I get asked at the clinic is whether people should get a steroid injection to help with pain in the joints. The answer is not always the same for each person, and it’s worth noting that this blog only refers to corticosteroid injections for joint pain, […]

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The Benefits of Sports Massage

The Benefits of Sports Massage Find out more about The Benefits of Sports Massage for professional and amateur athletes as well as general pain sufferers. Sports massage is a common treatment used by sporting professionals, recreational athletes, and general pain sufferers. In this blog, I will explain why sports massage is used by each of […]

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Osteoarthritis: Signs and Treatment

Osteoarthritis: Signs and Treatment Osteoarthritis (OA) is a painful joint condition that affects many people, with 4.4 million people showing symptoms of OA in the UK alone. OA also places a great burden on the economy, with the annual cost of hip and knee replacements exceeding £850 million and the loss of economic productivity due […]

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Osteo v rheumatoid arthritis

Osteo v rheumatoid arthritis: what is the difference? A very commonly queried question – what the difference between the osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis is. The answer is quite simple – quite a lot. Arthritis means ‘inflammation of a joint’, with arthron meaning joint and its meaning inflammation. As an osteopath we look at joints all […]

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