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...

‘Active 10’ Campaign

It’s easier than you think to improve your health. Physical inactivity is a major cause of disease and disability for adults, but a brisk 10 minute walk every day can make a difference to your health. A new Public Health England campaign, Active 10, is...

It’s Backcare awareness week! 2nd-6th October

This week is Backcare awareness week. Here are Backcare, the charity for healthier backs, top 10 tips for back pain. 1. Exercise your back regularly – walking, swimming (especially back stroke) and using exercise bikes are all excellent to strengthen your back muscles...