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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...

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...

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...

Osteopathy and Pregnancy

Osteopathy and Pregnancy

We treat ladies at every stage of their pregnancy with lots of wonderful success stories.
Osteopathy during pregnancy has been proven to reduce labour time down from 15 to 9 hours for first time mothers, also reduced chance of use of intervention, and meconium in the waters, and significantly improve quality of life, and levels of pain.

Sports Massage for runners

Sports Massage for runners

“Sports massage and regular osteopathic check ups need to be part of my training plan as much as the runs themselves”.
Herts Osteopathy patient running St Albans Half Marathon on Sunday 11th June 2017.

Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints?? Been told to rest and it will get better?..... Wrong ?? Shin splints are an adaptation to your biomechanics, and therefore a product of an issue further along the chain. They are a symptom of a whole chain of dysfunction, and cannot be fixed without...