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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Osteopathy Manchester

So How Come Osteopathy Isn’t Well Known in Manchester Manchester Osteopathy has a profile problem. An awareness issue. Always the bridesmaid, osteopathy is never the bride that is physiotherapy. Or even chiropractic for that matter, both of which seem to have cemented themselves in the public’s consciousness, but both arguably narrower disciplines and less able […]

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Back Pain – The leading cause of disability worldwide?

Back Pain – The leading cause of disability worldwide? No surprise here really and it’s hardly an original piece of trivia – it’s back pain (GlobalBurden of Disease, 2010). There’s nothing trivial about the effects though and if you’re part of the 80% of the population to experience back pain you’ll know very well the impact […]

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