Archive For: Back Pain

Back Pain and Self Care

Back Pain and Self Care

Back pain is very common and normally improves within a few weeks or months. Pain in the lower back (lumbago) is particularly common, although it can be felt anywhere along the spine – from the neck down to the hips. In most cases the back pain isn’t caused by anything serious and will usually get better ... Read More
 
Low Back Pain with Exercises

Low Back Pain with Exercises

Low back pain with Exercises is one of the highest search terms on Google.   Your exercises depends on your lower back examination which includes your posture, gait (walking) active movements which should include the Stork Test for suspect Pars Stress Fractures , Lumbar joint Facet mechanical inflammations  Slump test, Myotomes which is your strength ... Read More
 
Low Back Pain  concerns about sitting  causing early degeneration and wear and tear on your Lumbar joint facets and potentially increasing the risks of herniated Discs

Low Back Pain concerns about sitting causing early degeneration and wear and tear on your Lumbar joint facets and potentially increasing the risks of herniated Discs

Low Back pain has become an increasing disabling condition which regularly affects most of the population from time to time. However, there is no doubt that the age of the computer and the requirement to use a computer in our work station and at home has increased the amount of prolonged sitting in static positions ... Read More
 

The Costs of Shock Wave Treatment For Chronic Conditions such as Plantar Fascitis

Shock wave treatment has been developed for conditions such as plantar fasciitis – shoulder rotator cuff – tennis elbow –Achilles tendonpathy – acupuncture shock-wave therapy – trigger point treatment – hip pain associated with tendons – iliotibial band pain – low back muscular pain from tight muscles – shoulder pain associated with rotator cuff and biceps tendon. Tennis and golfers elbow trochanteric bursitis
 
Chronic Pain Treatments  – Revolutionary approaches for the future

Chronic Pain Treatments – Revolutionary approaches for the future

Please Read these reviews as it is important if you are making an appointment to see Helen   For many it is their first Appointment with an Osteopath so you have what to expect and for patient feedback satisfaction  Edinburgh Online and Google reviews.   Helen works from her home as she has expensive machines and she cannot take ... Read More
 
Chronic Back Pain Management :- Part 1

Chronic Back Pain Management :- Part 1

Helen How, Registered Osteopath, 14 Craighall Gardens, Edinburgh EH6 4RJ O131 551 1044  £35.00 for one hour – £20.00 for simple follow up conditions  Helen has an Enhanced Disclosure Certificate  June 2012. MRI SCANS CAN BE ARRANGED  by myself or other Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Doctors by Alliance Medical at an affordable cost of £199.00   MRI SCANS costs ... Read More
 

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is the sideways curvature of the spine, in which the spinal column can also twist, pulling the ribcage out of position. Although many people have not heard of the condition it is surprisingly common, with three to four children per 1000 needing specialist supervision.