Spondylosis

Spondylosis is a term used to describe the narrowing of the discs between your vertebrae due usually to degenerative disc disease. A disc sits between the bones of the back…

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Degenerative Disc Disease

A Quick Guide to Degenerative Disc Disease in the Back and neck – Spondylosis, Spondylitis, Arthritis A disc sits between the bones of the back or neck (called vertebrae). This…

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a common disease of unknown origin which affects middle aged women in particular. With fibromyalgia you get pain all over the body, with particular joints being especially painful.…

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis with over 75 percent of the over 55’s showing some sign of this disease. Most people with O/A show no significant symptoms…

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Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the commonest symptoms that Osteopaths treat. Neck pain can be caused by many things which is why it is Important to visit your Osteopath to…

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain, Rotator Cuff syndrome, Tendonitis, Bursitis, and Impingement Syndrome. These closely related conditions may occur alone or together. If the rotator cuff (the muscles that twist the arm) and…

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Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylitis, or "tennis elbow" Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, can happen to anyone not just tennis players. Many types of repetitive activities can lead to tennis elbow, such as…

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Torn Ligaments

What are ligaments? Ligaments consist of fibrous tissue that may be likened to tensioning straps or rubber bands, as shown in this photograph. The spinal vertebrae are held together by…

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Sciatica

Sciatica is a general term used to describe pain radiating into the thigh and leg, usually along the path of the Sciatic nerve. It can be caused by several conditions…

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