Sciatica

Sciatica

What is sciatica? The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body, originating in the lower back and running down the buttocks and the entire length of the leg to the foot. ‘Sciatica’ is the term commonly used for pain travelling down the back of the leg and...
Osteopathy for work

Osteopathy for work

Osteopathy for work? When 42% of work related illness is musculoskeletal and costs £7bn to our economy then why not! If you are self-employed, taking time off work with musculoskeletal problems can have a devastating effect on you and your family’s financial security,...
Help i have a bulging disk!

Help i have a bulging disk!

“I have a bulging disk!” Been told you have “degeneration”? Worried it’s going to cause pain? The eternal words we see in clinic when a patient presents to us with a MRI scan. Although not always presenting with pain… As we age,...
Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis

As an osteopath, I see a lot of spinal based issues be it neck, mid or lower back problems. The most common spinal issues seen in clinic include disc herniation, degenerative disc disease, ligament sprains and spondylolisthesis. One of these patients is shown in a...
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