Low Back Pain

low back pain

Low Back Pain – Do You Suffer? Low Back Pain. Chances are that if you’re reading this you’ve felt the dull ache, the sharp spasm, the creaking stiffness of a low back episode. Low back pain (see wikipedia information) is listed as one of the top reasons why individuals miss days at work and is […]

Pre-Appointment Concerns

coombe house clinic - pre appointment concerns

This blog is more abstract and covers common pre-appointment concerns As an osteopath and practitioner it is hard to take myself back to the place where Osteopathy and treatment was a new concept. Here I would like to discuss the top 3 worries and concerns that I have come across in my clinic and hopefully […]

Dry Needling And Its Benefits

Dry Needling And Its Benefits

What is dry needling and its benefits? Dry needling is a therapy that uses solid filiform needles to provide relief for sore and aching muscles and joints. In my practice I regularly get asked what exactly the benefits are when i suggest this therapy to patients. There are several advantages to dry needling, with significant […]

Headaches, Migraines and How Osteopathy Can Help

Headaches, Migraines and how Osteopathy can help

Let’s talk about headaches, migraines & how osteopathy can help: Headaches and Migraines are two separate conditions, both of which can benefit from the right kind of lifestyle advice and treatment. Headaches are extremely common, with 90% of the population suffering with at least one headache during their lifetime! Migraines: Affect half of the head […]

What is scoliosis and do you have it?

what is scoliosis and do you have it?

Scoliosis is a common condition where the spine twists and curves to the side. It can affect people of any age, from babies to adults, but it mainly starts in children aged 10-15 – particularly girls. It can be caused by abnormally shaped bones of the spine, underlying neurological or muscular disorders and wear and […]