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Relieving Knee Pain

26 Jun, 2018

The knee is one of the largest joints in the human body. As a major weight-bearing joint, it’s understandable that it’s one of the most frequently injured joints. Knee pain can be very painful, and some knee conditions can require surgery, however, most of the time, pain can be eased by gentle treatment, good advice…
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Osteopathy: Post-Season Benefits for Sportspeople

25 May, 2018

The competitive season has drawn to a close for most players of popular team sports such as football, rugby and hockey – with focus now switching to preparation for the next campaign. For those carrying injury or strains after a long season, the summer break provides the perfect opportunity to rest and rehabilitate and overcome…
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How Acupuncture Can Provide Relief for Back Pain

30 Apr, 2018

A high percentage of the population struggle with back pain, so high that it is one of the leading reasons why people seek alternative therapies such as acupuncture. Acupuncture has a long history of effectively treating a variety of issues, including pain, digestive disorders and musculoskeletal conditions. At Fiona Passey Osteopaths, we can provide western…
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Diagnosing and Treating Muscle Spasms

28 Mar, 2018

Have you ever woken up with excruciating back pain with no idea how you’ve done it? Or with a stabbing pain in your neck and no clue why? If so, the chances are you were the victim of a muscle spasm. A muscle spasm is the involuntary contraction of a muscle that can cause great…
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Preventing Back Pain for Laptop Computer Users

27 Feb, 2018

Laptop computers are commonplace in British homes and offices, offering the opportunity to work pretty much anywhere. However, this flexibility comes at price, with regular laptop users susceptible to issues with back pain and poor posture. Here we look at some of the simple adjustments that we can make to avoid the unnecessary discomfort that…
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Couples Counselling

19 Feb, 2018

Do you feel disconnected within your intimate relationship? All marriages/partnerships go through difficult and testing times. Life events such as having children, moving home, bereavement and affairs, can all fuel added pressure.   Couples counselling helps within these testing times by looking at negative patterns and promoting  healthier alternatives by addressing, 'What can you do for…
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