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Why is hydration important?

Why is hydration so important? People are always telling us to drink water and to stay hydrated but have you ever stopped and wondered why is hydration so important? A large percentage of the human body, including the brain and heart, are made up of water. Water being...

What is pain?

What is pain? What happens when pain does not go away? Pain is one of many responses from the brain when it has received enough danger messages from one part of the body. Let's take a common injury: You just cut your finger. So what's happening? 1. Danger receptors in...

Elbow Pain – Tennis Elbow Vs Golfer’s Elbow

Elbow Pain – Tennis Elbow Vs Golfer’s Elbow Have you recently found a passion for either tennis or golf? If you have, it is likely you have played it as often as possible to improve your skill set and potentially get the bragging rights over your friends. I mean who...

Why does my jaw ‘click’?

Why does my jaw ‘click’? Have you ever felt a big ‘click’ or ‘pop’ as you have opened your jaw? and wondered why does my jaw click?Or maybe when you have been chewing on some food it constantly makes clicking noises? Don’t stress! This is a common occurrence as up to...

Tight Hip Flexors – Stretch or Strengthen?

Tight Hip Flexors – Stretch or Strengthen? Do you experience a feeling of tightness at the front of your hip? If so, you probably try to relieve that tightness by stretching the problematic area. Did stretching only result in a brief period of relief? If this is the...

2020 goals!

New Year New Goals! What are your 2020 Goals? Can you believe it is the start of a new decade too!?!  All these new things often coincide with giving us a prompt to consider new goals and plans for the future which is great!! So what are your 2020 goals? (Here at...

Difference between an Osteopath and a Physiotherapist

Ever wondered what the difference between a Physiotherapist and an Osteopath is? Who should you see? We give you all the info you need to know about what makes us similar and yet different. You can check out our video "What's the difference between an Osteopath and a...

Seeing an Osteopath & Spinal Manipulation.

Are you familiar with videos that circulate social media showing someone 'cracking" joints or the spine? But what makes that satisfying sound and what does it achieve? Seeing an Osteopath will often combine various techniques tailored to you and your pain, one of...

Climbing Injuries

Are you a new climber? Have you experienced any Climbing Injuries? Recently taken to the boulders and ropes? Surely that’s not all however, you wouldn’t have ended up here at this post if it was would you! You are injured! Or at least worried you might be heading that...

What is pain?

What is pain? What happens when pain does not go away? Pain is one of many responses from the brain when it has received enough danger messages from one part of the body. Let's take a common injury: You just cut your finger. So what's happening? 1. Danger receptors in...

Elbow Pain – Tennis Elbow Vs Golfer’s Elbow

Elbow Pain – Tennis Elbow Vs Golfer’s Elbow Have you recently found a passion for either tennis or golf? If you have, it is likely you have played it as often as possible to improve your skill set and potentially get the bragging rights over your friends. I mean who...

Achilles Tendon Problems

Achilles Tendon Problems What is it and how can we help it? Dr Jed Pullen - Senior Osteopath & Marathon Runner What is it?  The achilles’ tendon is the lower attachment of the calf muscle onto the ankle. Achilles’ tendon issues often occur due to an increase...

Tight Hip Flexors – Stretch or Strengthen?

Tight Hip Flexors – Stretch or Strengthen? Do you experience a feeling of tightness at the front of your hip? If so, you probably try to relieve that tightness by stretching the problematic area. Did stretching only result in a brief period of relief? If this is the...

2020 goals!

New Year New Goals! What are your 2020 Goals? Can you believe it is the start of a new decade too!?!  All these new things often coincide with giving us a prompt to consider new goals and plans for the future which is great!! So what are your 2020 goals? (Here at...

Difference between an Osteopath and a Physiotherapist

Ever wondered what the difference between a Physiotherapist and an Osteopath is? Who should you see? We give you all the info you need to know about what makes us similar and yet different. You can check out our video "What's the difference between an Osteopath and a...

Seeing an Osteopath & Spinal Manipulation.

Are you familiar with videos that circulate social media showing someone 'cracking" joints or the spine? But what makes that satisfying sound and what does it achieve? Seeing an Osteopath will often combine various techniques tailored to you and your pain, one of...

Climbing Injuries

Are you a new climber? Have you experienced any Climbing Injuries? Recently taken to the boulders and ropes? Surely that’s not all however, you wouldn’t have ended up here at this post if it was would you! You are injured! Or at least worried you might be heading that...

When should I see an Osteopath about muscle strain?

Written by Osteopath - Dr Joshua Kelsall Muscle strain. What should I do? Muscle injury, what can you do? When should I see an Osteopath about muscle strain? Being a sportsman (an average one at best), I suffered various sporting injuries. Iould now say put myself...

Elbow Pain – Tennis Elbow Vs Golfer’s Elbow

Elbow Pain – Tennis Elbow Vs Golfer’s Elbow Have you recently found a passion for either tennis or golf? If you have, it is likely you have played it as often as possible to improve your skill set and potentially get the bragging rights over your friends. I mean who...

Achilles Tendon Problems

Achilles Tendon Problems What is it and how can we help it? Dr Jed Pullen - Senior Osteopath & Marathon Runner What is it?  The achilles’ tendon is the lower attachment of the calf muscle onto the ankle. Achilles’ tendon issues often occur due to an increase...

Why does my jaw ‘click’?

Why does my jaw ‘click’? Have you ever felt a big ‘click’ or ‘pop’ as you have opened your jaw? and wondered why does my jaw click?Or maybe when you have been chewing on some food it constantly makes clicking noises? Don’t stress! This is a common occurrence as up to...

2020 goals!

New Year New Goals! What are your 2020 Goals? Can you believe it is the start of a new decade too!?!  All these new things often coincide with giving us a prompt to consider new goals and plans for the future which is great!! So what are your 2020 goals? (Here at...

Difference between an Osteopath and a Physiotherapist

Ever wondered what the difference between a Physiotherapist and an Osteopath is? Who should you see? We give you all the info you need to know about what makes us similar and yet different. You can check out our video "What's the difference between an Osteopath and a...

Seeing an Osteopath & Spinal Manipulation.

Are you familiar with videos that circulate social media showing someone 'cracking" joints or the spine? But what makes that satisfying sound and what does it achieve? Seeing an Osteopath will often combine various techniques tailored to you and your pain, one of...

Climbing Injuries

Are you a new climber? Have you experienced any Climbing Injuries? Recently taken to the boulders and ropes? Surely that’s not all however, you wouldn’t have ended up here at this post if it was would you! You are injured! Or at least worried you might be heading that...

When should I see an Osteopath about muscle strain?

Written by Osteopath - Dr Joshua Kelsall Muscle strain. What should I do? Muscle injury, what can you do? When should I see an Osteopath about muscle strain? Being a sportsman (an average one at best), I suffered various sporting injuries. Iould now say put myself...

Our Bodies are Awesome!!

Our Bodies are Awesome!! Our Bodies are Awesome!! How many times have you heard of someone who was told that they would not be able to walk following an injury, only to see them walking?  Or really any “you will not be able to do XYZ” story that ends up a fallacy. As...