the eight modules from the sporting conference

Reviews on Osteopathy

Reviews on Osteopathy Reviews on Osteopathy are part of the feedback and encourages all Osteopaths, physiotherapists to attend continual development learning.  It properly is more important that your therapist is genuinely ...


Physiotherapy Electrotherapy Techniques combined with Osteopathy: The best of both worlds

Physiotherapy Electrotherapy was first introduced to me over 30 years ago by a wonderful physiotherapist were I worked in a well known Health Spa used by many celebrities. Physiotherapy Electrotherapy has come on a long way and there are many more approaches, machines and diagnostic advances of which many are used in the States and Europe. At the moment, here in the Great Britain physiotherapy is restricted to exercises and hands on. The use electrotherapy has been greatly reduced with the result that I combine physiotherapy electrotherapy with many of my treatments as electrotherapy has been well evidence based and researched by Professor Tim Watson. He has a new website and here is a link to Key Concepts in Electrotherapy

Our General Osteopathic Council

The General Osteopathic Council has made their website more user-friendly, click here for more information on osteopathy.

Take the force and pressure off your lower back

According to Professor Stuart McGill, Professor of Spine Biomechanics in Canada, the slouch position is best. Why do you think those Formula 1 racing drivers can cope without endless lower back pain?

trigger points

Trigger point fibrotic nodules can cause havoc in our bodies.

During my 20 years of practising as an osteopath, lifestyles have changed. Today people experience more tension. We also tend to spend longer periods of sitting or standing. This lack of movement can cause a build up of small, hardened fibrotic nodules in various muscles of the body.

The Troublesome Sciatic Nerve

The sciatic nerve is a large nerve which we use all our life and which can develop problems, resulting in pain or compression if there is a prolapsed disc.


Cervical Neck and Muscular Pain

There are various medical conditions which cause Cervical Neck and Muscular Pain. Your GP can diagnose which one is responsible, and if you have severe and worsening pain, will refer you to a hospital specialist.

Knee Pain

Causes of Knee Pain

It's common to have front knee pain at some stage of your life as your patella - knee cap - is in constant use as you walk up and down stairs or hills. A properly-functioning knee cap travels up and down a small narrow groove. Sometimes, however, it gets slightly diverted, resulting in increasing soft tissue irritation which is aggravated by walking up and down stairs

Smart Way to Carry your Mobile Office

Ergonomics : Efficient Back Saving for the Mobile Office Life Style

Ergonomics is the science of designing the job, equipment, and workplace to fit the worker. In these times of long periods of sitting at a desk, with or without a computer, good ergonomic design can help to prevent the repetitive strain injuries which develop over time and can lead to long-term disability.

Keep active ergonomically

Prolonged Active Ergonomic Sitting: Change your posture

In his book on lower back disorders, Professor McGill recommends using an ergonomic chair, pointing out that such a chair must be used properly. Changing posture as frequently as every ten minutes, allows the tissue loads to migrate, thereby minimising the risk of any single tissue`s accumulating micro-trauma. Even if you don’t get up from your chair, moving position or even just fidgeting can help.