New General Data Protection Regulations

As you may be aware, from 25th May 2018 there will be new rules in place regarding how we as a business can use patient contact details and how we must take reasonable steps to protect confidential data. With this in mind (we) Bedale Osteopaths have created a Privacy...

National Osteopathy Week (15-22 April)

This week is International Osteopathic Healthcare week  (15th – 22nd April) This campaign is big on social media and online and aims to share key lifestyle messages to help the public, and our patients,  make informed decisions around how they can better look...

How much physical activity should we do?

How much physical activity should we do? We all know we should stay active, but how much is enough and what level of activity is appropriate? The guidelines differ slightly depending on your age, but everyone is advised to do some physical activity every day. This...

Don’t put up with pain…

We recently helped a patient who had come off worse in an argument with a sheep – a very yorkshire problem! This person had put up with pain in their pelvis and leg for two years on and off. They were miserable, fed up with taking painkillers and concerned that...

If you don’t snooze, you lose!

Everyone knows the feeling after a bad night’s sleep, from irritability to unproductivity, but longer lasting sleep disruption can have a much more significant effect on both our mental wellbeing and our physical health. Regular poor sleep increases the risk of...