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Sleep Problems & Back Pain

sleep back pain

Medical research has identified that sleep patterns influence our emotional well-being and mood which can further sensitise back pain and reduce the ability to not only tolerate pain but also affects motivation and energy levels required to rehabilitate back pain.

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A Pain in the Neck

Pain in the neck has various causes, from traumatic whiplash injuries to sitting, staring at a computer for too long or driving for hours on end as part of your workday. I think we can accept these as reasons for neck pain but it doesn’t change the misery of sufferers, especially when the pain becomes persistent and doesn’t resolve

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Diagnosis of Headaches

Most of the time headaches are unpleasant manifestations of pain with no specific issue within the tissues.
There are obviously headaches that are manifestations of something else that may well be concerning but be rest assured that these are rare and the majority of headaches are nothing more than the product physical or emotional stresses.
Diagnostic criteria for the types

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Osteopathy and Pregnancy

Is Osteopathy safe during pregnancy?
Yes, Osteopathy is safe during pregnancy. The techniques used are adapted depending on which stage you are at in in your pregnancy. We generally use gentle techniques to help the whole of the body to adapt to the changes that occur during pregnancy in order to minimise the aches and pain.  The reason why we

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