To understand the clinical reasoning for Diagnosis in Shoulder Problems is much more complicated that most of realise and partically because clinical research



Here is one of the Recent Papers on why often one is referred to have physiotherapy rehabilitation rather than Surgery in the older age group which is frustrating as the older age group is more likely to have degenerative Rotator Cuff Tears   so here is the link for you to read by on What Works What does Not and What is Coming 






The Diagnosis of the Shoulder has more confusion and many pitfalls as the so calll special tests are not so special eithr so how confusing it that for all of us 





If you have not had an x ray from your GP or Diagnostic Ultra Sound on your Rotator Cuff Tendons  Helen can arrange to refer you onwards although it is preferable for arrangements with your General Practitioner

If you have Private Medical Insurance Helen uses HealthCode 

Health Code has been set up to bring together all the different invoices from the different Private Health Insurance Companies in one interface which is much more efficient than logining into all the different healthcare websites

For HealthCode all you need it your MemberShip Number  and your Authorisation Number   Each treatment session can be login encrypted and securely





Helen How   email   [email protected]

0131 551 1044





Edinburgh Osteopath Helen How has over twenty-eight years experience of treating patients at the How Osteopathic Clinic (Trinity Edinburgh). Registered Osteopath Helen combines the latest advances in osteopathy with a gentle patient-centred approach to diagnosis and treatment ensuring that osteopathic treatment at the How Clinic is suitable for a wide-range of conditions including; back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee conditions Helen uses Video Clips exercises educational information and outcome which is sent to your computer smartphone or iphone if you wish Treatment at the How Osteopathic Clinic is tailored to the individual and where necessary uses a combination of osteopathic techniques including, Traditional Osteopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Electrotherapy, Vibrotherapy and Sports Remedial Massage. The holistic approach to osteopathy at the How Osteopathic Clinic, in addition to a full one hour treatment sessions, is designed to alleviate symptoms rapidly and can often significantly reduce the number of osteopathic treatments required. One of the few Osteopaths in Edinburgh and in Britain who uses the unique, gentle fleximatic vibrotherapy or shockwave therapy massage equipment combined with traditional osteopathic techniques in order to to find, feel and palpate those hard fibrotic bands of muscles which accumulate over the years of prolonged sitting, Helen has attended conferences held throughout the country; Helen has been using Shockwave Therapy for over 3 years now for Patella Tendons , Achilles Tendons Plantar Fasciitis and Tendon pain Hips, Upper Proximal Hamstring tendinopathy along with rehabilitation loading Contact Helen How, Registered Osteopath, 14 Craighall Gardens, Edinburgh EH6 4RJ To make an appointment contact Helen on 131 551 1044 or Text /Call 07889304762