22nd August 2023

High Arches and Flat Feet

Generally, “normal” has a broad range. The main arch in the foot sits along the inner border. The arch is meant to move, slightly flattening and […]
22nd July 2023

Osteomalacia: A Cause of Bone Pain

An uncommon condition, osteomalacia causes a handful of symptoms that might bring a patient into clinic. They include aches and pains in muscles, joints, and bones, […]
22nd June 2023
CRPS: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

CRPS: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

CRPS is an unusual pain disorder that often develops after surgery or injury. It can be acute (under 6 months duration) or chronic (over 6 months). […]
22nd May 2023
Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)

Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)

Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain) The formal name for the tailbone is the coccyx, so “coccydynia” is a direct translation of “tailbone pain”. This pain can be debilitating, […]
8th March 2023
Delays to Joint Replacements

Delays to Joint Replacements

Delays to Joint Replacements Waiting lists for joint replacements are at an all time high, and the 18 week target for hip and knee replacements has […]
8th March 2023
The Stomatognathic System

The Stomatognathic System

The Stomatognathic System This complicated name simply refers to the mouth (stoma-) and the jaws (-gnath). Osteopaths look at the stomatognathic system with particular interest in […]
8th March 2023
Referred Pain

Referred Pain

Referred Pain Sometimes pain is felt somewhere different to the area that’s caused it. We see this a lot with upper back stiffness causing the lower […]
8th March 2023
Baby with Colic

Colic (Prolonged Infant Crying)

Colic (Prolonged Infant Crying) Colic is a difficult thing to pin down: it’s not a formal diagnosis. A newborn may be described as “colicky” if they […]
23rd February 2022
IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS is a common condition, but it can be hard to pin down as it is considered functional. This is in contrast […]