Case of Knee pain caused by Hip Pathology

Sep 29, 2019 | Acupuncture, Osteopathy | 0 comments In this blog I am highlighting an interesting case history of knee pain, caused by a hip problem. I have written on cartilage tears for knee pain before. I want to write about some interesting cases whose outcome may...

Does Paracetamol Help Back Pain?

Does Paracetamol Help Back Pain Should I take paracetamol for my back pain? Paracetamol for back pain? Recently or in 2014 there was a paper in the lancet which suggested paracetamol was of almost no effect in the treatment of back pain. (The Lancet 2014; 384(9954):...

Causes of Sciatica

  The causes of Sciatica and how it can be helped. Within the catchment of low back is a subgroup of Sciatica whose lifetime prevalence is 4 -5%.  Sciatica though   is a syndrome rather than a diagnosis, Very often caused by a disc compressing on a nerve in the...
Common foot conditions: Part 1

Common foot conditions: Part 1

Over the coming weeks I will be going through common foot conditions that many people suffer sometime in their lives. Today’s includes the common foot conditions of Morton’s Neuroma and Bunion… Morton’s Neuroma This is a condition that manifests...

Falls and falling over

Falls are very prevalent in the elderly and are a significant cause of both fractures and increased death rate, so this urgently needs attention. As people get older, they may not require the sometimes more vigorous techniques in Osteopathic treatment, but this does...
Diziness and vertigo

Diziness and vertigo

Dizziness and vertigo are quite complex manifestations of a variety of possible conditions. I will try and explain in this blog the essential guide to what helps us maintain our balance: Essentially, there are three sources of sensory information that feed our brains....