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What medication should I be using for my musculo-skeletal pain?

70-80% of us mismanage our medication for musculo-skeletal pain relief. Next blog up tomorrow advising on benefits and risks of painkillers and anti-inflammatories.

14 Oct 2013 / 0 Comments

British Open Squash

Here is a link to my recent controversial interview with Rod Gilmour, squash journalist, ex Daily Telegraph. http://squashplayermag.tumblr.com/post/50890237429/opie-womens-game-needs-harder-work-ethic

23 May 2013 / 0 Comments

Can Osteopathy help relieve the symptoms of headaches?

According to leading UK consultant neurologist John Patten,  headaches are the most common symptom come across in medicine.  The  NHS report that the highest incidence of headaches are tension-type and neck related. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) state that over-medicating is a factor linked to the increasing incidence of chronic headaches. There are […]

18 Apr 2013 / 0 Comments

Can Osteopathy help ease symptoms of headaches?

New blog tomorrow on headaches and osteopathy: when to treat and when to refer for further investigations. Advice and what osteopathy can do for you.

18 Mar 2013 / 0 Comments

Prevention of Shoulder Injuries

See this great YouTube video on how to keep your shoulder strong. The emphasis is on swimmer’s shoulder but the exercises can be applied to most shoulder problems. Prevention of Shoulder Injuries in Aquatics Sports – YouTube 

25 Feb 2013 / 0 Comments

Why Do I Have Back Pain?

Back pain affects most people at some point in their life. Generally it is either muscular, skeletal or neurological and is not a serious medical condition. This is not suggesting that  it is not painful or distressing, not requiring treatment or some kind of management but is more often than not, not a medical emergency. […]

01 Feb 2013 / 0 Comments

Guest blog on Top Performance Coaching Website

I was asked by my ex sport psychologist (for squash), Graham Jones, to write a guest blog for his website Top Performance Coaching so visit www.tcp.uk.net guest blog site and click on “What do I do after a career in professional squash?”  

11 Dec 2012 / 0 Comments


Lisa will be on holiday from Thursday 22nd Nov until Monday 10th Dec. If you would like to make an enquiry during this time or book an appointment on her return, please email lisa@osteopath-west.co.uk and she will do her best to get back to you ASAP and dependent on Cambodian WIFI!

20 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments

What is Central Sensitization?

Central sensitization is a term that is being used more frequently across all medical professions, osteopaths, physio’s, psychotherapists and consultants alike but was first coined by the neuroscientist Clifford Woolf in 1983.  CS, as I will call it  for the rest of this blog,  is linked with disproportionate  musculoskeletal and other kinds of pain and […]

18 Oct 2012 / 0 Comments

Low Back Pain in Adolescent Cricketers

Recently a number of adolescent cricketers have been brought to my clinic by their parents for treatment  for low back pain. These young cricketers are predominately fast bowlers or as one 14 year old described himself as,   “well that kinda bowler”. Two of these cricketers are playing either for their school and club or club and county, so […]

26 Jun 2012 / 0 Comments

Lisa & Jeremy

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Edwina AJ, Company Director & Overworked mum.
Edwina AJ, Company Director & Overworked mum.

As a 52 year old, "reasonably fit" but inching above "the preferred scale boundaries" mum - and after a particularly dramatic head long fall into the helm of a ridiculous speedboat - resulting in a broken shoulder, a damaged ankle and severe head and neck ache; Lisa bent, stretched, massaged and needled me back together again. Her diagnosis was accurate and her referral swift. The initial ...

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