Free Patient Resources

Never been to an Osteopath before? What should I expect? Discover our FAQ’s below, so you can be fully prepared for your time with us. 

It’s time for you to take control of your pain and function.

Here you can find a variety of resources to help you learn how to manage specific conditions, use equipment, and some simple stretches and exercises that can often help get you moving away from pain. We believe knowledge is power, and our goal as practitioners is to make ourselves redundant in the long term by helping you take control.

Check out our Blogs for more info

Hypermobility

What is hypermobility?
Hypermobility is defined as having an unusually or abnormally large range of movement in a joint or joints. It is effectively the opposite of stiffness (hypomobility).

A lot of people come to see us because of stiffness, so the thought of hypermobility may sound pretty good, but it comes with it’s own host of challenges. Too much movement can be just as problematic as not enough movement!

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What is a bulging Disc?

Most people know that their back has discs, but what and where they are is often missed!
Our spine is made up of 33 vertebrae which run from the tail bone to the top of the neck. Each vertebrae is shaped differently to allow for different movements. These regions all work together to help us to move in our daily lives.

Like all the other joints in our body, each vertebrae is strongly wrapped in a complex system of soft tissues such as ligaments, tendons and muscles. In addition to all these structures, there is an intervertebral disc which sits in between each vertebrae.

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Condition management

Management: Acute low back pain

Management: Hip Bursitis

Management: Plantar Fasciitis

How-to guides

Foam Rolling

Massage Ball (Lacrosse or Spiky)

Stick Roller

Stretches and exercises

Low back and hip stretches

Desk based postural stiffness

Glute stretch variations

Chat with one of our Osteopaths to ensure you’re getting the best advice at the right time.

You can schedule a call back, or just come in for a consultation and we can tailor our treatment and advice to your specific complaint and situation. Don’t just hope it will get better by itself – let our friendly osteos guide you through diagnosis, treatment, management and rehabilitation to get you moving away from pain.

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