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What is the difference between a headache and a migraine?

 

There is a lot of misinformation regarding headaches and migraines and it can often be confusing to know which one you are suffering from. So what is the difference between a headache and a migraine? What does this mean for you? And what can you do to help treat them?

The term headache means to […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do I apply ice or heat for the relief of my headaches/migraines?

 

When you are suffering from a headache or a migraine you will do just about anything to try to ease them. The most common thing that people will reach for after a pain killer will be an ice pack or a heat bag. So which is more effective to help relieve a headache/migraine?

Interestingly the […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Watson Headache Ⓡ Approach- Treatment for your headaches and migraines

 

Dr Beth (osteopath) suffered with chronic daily headaches for 7 years. After having brain scans, seeing many doctors, trying many medications and multiple forms of manual therapy (osteo, physio, massage), she was so sick of her pain! Nothing had worked and she was giving up hope that anything was going to. But as an osteopath […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Impact of Posture on your Headache and Migraines

 

How many hours do you spend each day sitting in front of your desk? Do you stop to consider your posture?

You may not realize it but sitting all day at work can actually harm your posture. When you become engrossed with what you are doing on your computer screen, you tend to lean in and […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is based around four core principles.

1. The body is a unit

The body should be looked at as a whole and not broken down into individual
sections because everything is connected. No joint or muscle works in isolation, it is
part of a whole.

2. The body has self-healing and self-regulatory mechanisms

The body has the inherent ability to […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are mouth guards an effective treatment of TMJ disorder?

Are mouth guards an effective treatment of TMJ disorder?
Many of my clients in the clinic here who present with TMJ disorder have seen a dentist and been prescribed a mouthguard. They’ve primarily been prescribed this mouth guard for teeth grinding, particularly that at night, also known as bruxism.

Bruxism can cause many symptoms within the TMJ, […]

By |April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why does my jaw click and is it bad?

Why does my jaw click and is it bad?
One of the most common symptoms I see in the clinic here is clicking of the jaw, but why does it do this and how can it be stopped?
Internal disc derangements sounds complicated, but isn’t really
Clicking of the jaw is often caused by poor mobility or malalignment […]

By |April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The two common but very different causes of Jaw pain and what you can do to stop it.

The two common but very different causes of Jaw pain and what you can do to stop it.
The Temporomandibular joint, commonly known as the TMJ, is a hinge connected to your jaw and skull that allows you to chew, talk and yawn. Located in front of your ear, the TMJ also allows your jaw to […]

By |April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 100’s test: The ultimate test for runners to run PAIN-FREE

The 100’s test is a common test used to assess runners’ strength and endurance in order to gauge their risk of injury.
The test is comprised of 4 exercises which are performed to fatigue on each side, with the aim to perform more than 100 reps in total across these 4 exercises. The 4 exercises are […]

By |January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 4 causes of knee pain in runners.

Attention: Runners with knee pain!!
The 4 causes of knee pain in runners that has nothing to do with your knee AND what to do about it!

If you’re an avid runner and you’re suffering from knee pain this is an important article that could make the world of difference to YOU!

Knee pain is the most common running […]

By |January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments