Category Archives: Back pain

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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Fiona Passey Osteopaths – 2017 in Blog Posts!

19 Dec, 2017

2017 has been another busy year for both of our practices. We welcomed our ‘Person Centred Counsellor’ Danielle Slammon to the team in the summer and have recently introduced a custom made orthotics service – our osteopath Rhys Bastable is qualified to diagnose problems such as flat feet/fallen arches and prescribe and make specialist insoles on…
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Preventing Back and Joint Pain After Pregnancy

29 Aug, 2017

Pregnancy is an intense physical experience that requires long term recuperation following birth. Unfortunately, as your body seeks recovery, the demands of caring for a new-born child can leave you susceptible to back and joint pain. The truth is, new parents spend a lot of time carrying, bending, lifting and twisting in the weeks and…
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Using Osteopathy to Treat Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

26 Jul, 2017

Although the workplace might seem like a harmless environment, there are usually many things that impact the health of your staff and risk causing a work related musculoskeletal disorder.   Naturally, the health and wellbeing of your staff will be of the upmost priority and you will do everything within your power to keep them…
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Osteopathy for Slipped or Bulging Discs

23 Jun, 2017

If you’ve ever had a ‘slipped disc’, you’ll know the excruciating pain that comes with it. You could have been lifting a heavy weight and injured yourself, or it could have happened as a result of general wear and tear on the back. However you did it, slipping a disc is extremely unpleasant and can…
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Treatments for Persistent Pain

25 Nov, 2016

We all suffer from pain from time to time. When we hurt or injure ourselves, our nerves recognise this as pain, triggering the body’s repair mechanisms. In most cases, as our body resolves the injury, the pain starts to improve and subside. It could even be argued that feeling pain can be a benefit in…
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