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Encouraging Optimal Foetal Positioning By Grace Lillywhite

Encouraging Optimal Foetal Positioning By Grace Lillywhite

Encouraging Optimal Foetal Position - GUEST BLOG, written by Grace Lillywhite, Founder of Centred Mums Pilates and Wellbeing Grace Lillywhite How daily movement can guide your baby into the perfect place for birth. The position of your baby in the womb can have a huge...

What chair do I get?

What chair do I get?

OK so we all know that working from home can really take a toll on your body. With increasing amounts of neck, shoulder pain, headaches and jaw ache coming in to the clinic... I have been asked by many patients WHAT CHAIR DO I BUY???? So in terms of chairs, it's...

It’s all about the big toe!!

It’s all about the big toe!!

Jo has started her own podcast in all things Osteopathy for fellow osteopath, health pros and patients. Giving knowledge of various issues, ramblings of life as an Osteopath and chats with other health pros and osteopaths too. Find All.Things.Osteo podcast on various...

When is a calorie not a calorie…..

When is a calorie not a calorie…..

When is a calorie not a calorie....?? So there's a huge load of info out there on calories and the obesity epidemic. More recently the research has been looking at how obesity might actually be an infectious disease rather than a lifestyle based disease. For years we...

New podcast: ALL THINGS OSTEO

New podcast: ALL THINGS OSTEO

Check out Jo's brand new podcast: All.Things.Osteo https://anchor.fm/All.Things.Osteo Aiming to bring Osteopathy and all things bodies, health, biomechanics, women's health and more.... to anyone who fancies a listen. Spread the the word, share the love, and subscribe...

SCIATICA is NOT a diagnosis, it is a symptom

So I have felt compelled to write a short blog post on this overused term "sciatica" and how frustrating it is when patients have been told this is what they have. As a patient it gives you no information other than telling you that your sciatic nerve is inflamed (at...

The Mighty Iliopsoas (AKA hip flexors!)

The Mighty Iliopsoas (AKA hip flexors!)

The Mighty Iliopsoas* (*AKA HIP FLEXORS!!!!) So how many times have you been told your hip flexors are tight by one person or another??? It really isn't that simple....unfortunately..... Look how beautifully they weave from the spine and the diaphragm, across the...

“Rib popped out??”

“Rib popped out??”

Do you have a rib head subluxation??Β  Oooh sounds a lot worse than it is.. Honestly! Do you have pain at the base of the neck coming into the shoulder, by the upper spine, or even described as being behind the shoulder blade, worse with particular positions and neck...

Osteopathy and urinary issues

Osteopathy and urinary issues

Osteopathy and urinary issues Many women ask me about whether osteopathy can help with urinary issues. Interestingly this article reflects what I have seen in practice: Osteopathy for urinary tract symptoms "The quantitative analysis shows a statistically significant...

How Osteopathy helped me during pregnancy

How Osteopathy helped me during pregnancy

Osteopathy works, in pregnancy and beyond!!Β  Written by Jo Day, Principal Osteopath at Herts Osteopathy     When I was pregnant for the second time I really struggled with pelvic pain, lower back pain and sciatica from around the 36 week mark. It became...

SCIATICA

SCIATICA

How Osteopathy can help treat sciatica.
Written by Senior associate osteopath Hayley Robinson