Be outside: If you're not self-isolating that is... Use this time wisely, go for a stroll, run or a bike ride and appreciate the things around you and allow your head some space away from your laptop, emails and meetings. Moving your body is very important for your circulation, getting your muscles contracting and [...]
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Many of us were plunged into working from home at the end of March and I have heard from some of my patients about their temporary (or not so temporary now!) home office set-ups and what a variety there has been. The aches and pains may have started to show by now, so I [...]
Even though the weather has been very mixed the last few weeks, some brave patients have been out in their gardens and we have seen a mix of aches and pains presenting at the clinic.Gardening can be hard work for your lower back especially if you haven’t warmed up. It is just as important to [...]
Bright Osteopathy can provide lower back pain help in Sussex. Most of us, at some point in our lives will suffer with lower back pain. Now for most of us these episodes will quickly resolve (within 6-8weeks) but some episodes can be severe and alarming. Low back pain can be debilitating and have a [...]
We have already seen some skiers and snowboarders in the clinic over the last couple of weeks and we have had lots of patients asking how they can prepare for their upcoming trips. The key is preparation, the more prepared you are, the better your performance will be and it will help reduce the chance [...]
Gout is a form of arthritis, which is characterised by an acute swelling at one or sometimes multiple joints. The inflammation in gout is caused by a precipitation of monosodium urate crystals (uric acid) in the tissues. The most common site for gout to occur is in your 1st metatarsophalangeal joint – your big toe [...]
What is it? Tennis elbow occurs when the extensors muscles in your forearm become inflamed. This is often because of overuse. You have two bones in your forearm- your ulna & your radius. Your extensors muscles are the ones that attach to the outside of the elbow, these are the muscles that extend your wrist [...]
… & How Osteopathic Treatment Could Help. Here are some injuries that are commonly associated with running. There is a little bit about the symptoms you might get and some good tips to try and sort them out/ prevent them. For further information, please contact one of our friendly professional osteopaths who will be more than [...]
After a recent surge of patients with knee injuries, I thought it would be good time to look at some good stretching and strengthening exercises and how to look after your knees especially coming into marathon training season. Try our simple stretches and exercises suggested below, and for any further information on how osteopathic treatment [...]
Osteoarthritis in knee Joints Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease of the synovial joints. It most commonly occurs in the weight bearing joints e.g. knees, hips, spine but it can also occur in shoulders, hands & feet and the jaw. Common signs & symptoms of osteoarthritis are: pain on weight bearing, stiffness in [...]