Category Archives: Osteopathy

Osteopathy and The Common Cold

05 Nov, 2018

The common cold is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract, primarily affecting the nose, throat, sinuses and larynx. At this time of the year, as winter approaches, colds are very common, hence the name “the common cold”. Along with the shorter hours of day light and colder weather, suffering from a cold can…
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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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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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Osteopathy for Sciatica

26 Jan, 2018

Many people self-diagnose with sciatica when they have a shooting pain that runs from their back or hips and down their legs. But when they visit us at Fiona Passey Osteopaths, we often find that people aren’t really too sure exactly what it is or what is causing it. What is sciatica? Sciatica is when…
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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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Why Texting Is a Pain in The Neck

23 Nov, 2017

Although it sounds like an exotic illness, text neck is a curse of our modern, technology driven lives that often sees people crippled with pain. But what is it? And why are we seeing so many clients coming in to our osteopathic clinic suffering from it? Joining the ranks of ‘Blackberry thumb’, text neck is…
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