PEACE & LOVE, a new acronym for acute soft tissue injury and management

Many people have heard of RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), and whilst was once considered the best practice for acute soft tissue injury rehabilitation and management, research now has suggested to turned away from RICE and towards PEACE &...

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Why Osteopaths are Applauding Simone Biles Olympic Decision

Over the last few weeks we have seen people performing at the peak of their physical abilities in the Tokyo Olympics. It’s inspiring and uplifting. But there was one moment that prompted comments and analysis around the globe: the...

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High ankle sprains

What is a high ankle sprain?    A high ankle sprain is stretching of the ligament in front of the ankle which holds our two leg bones- fibula and tibia together above our ankle joint. High ankle sprain is caused...

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Returning to exercise in a covid-normal world

With a COVID normal closing in, many typical ways of life slowly return. The recent return of gyms, exercise and sport, combined with the improved weather is a much-needed boost to the community. But, whilst we are all very...

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Temporomandibular joint disorder is no laughing matter!

The pie hole, the trap shut, laughing gear, the chops... however you refer to it, your jaw goes through a lot more than just name-calling. From early morning breakfast to work meetings, repetitive lazy adjustment of your mask, talking...

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The thyroid gland

Thyroid issues? Have you been told by your doctor that you have a dysfunctional thyroid gland? This tiny little organ packs a massive punch when it goes wrong. It’s a very complex gland that carries a lot of responsibility...

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