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Introducing our locum Osteopath – Denise Blount

Introducing our locum Osteopath – Denise Blount
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Introducing our locum Osteopath – Denise Blount. We are thrilled to introduce our locum Osteopath Denise Blount. She has joined us while Gemma is off having her second baby. A very experienced Osteopath who is just as comfortable treating an adult or a small baby. Her passion and particular specialism lies in treating babies, children and pre and […]

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So what is text neck?

So what is text neck?
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So what is text neck? You may or may be familiar with the term text neck but if like me,  you are slightly tablet and/or smart phone obsessed, you will ,albeit reluctantly, admit that that neck pain, headache or shoulder tension you’ve been struggling with may be due in part to poor posture or overuse. […]

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Could my ribs be responsible for my back ache?

Could my ribs be responsible for my back ache?
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What is rib dysfunction? The rib cage is designed to be mobile as so that it can expand as we breathe in and relax as we breathe out. The ribs move in a specific pattern, which is essential to get air into our lungs. A rib dysfunction occurs when a rib does not coordinate its […]

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Back Care Awareness Week – 5th – 11th October 2015

Back Care Awareness Week – 5th – 11th October 2015
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Back Care Awareness Week – 5th – 11th October 2015   To mark Back Care Awareness Week the team at Cheadle Osteopathy are offering £10 off initial consultations (new patients) for the entire month of October. Call 0161 478 1877 or use our 24/7 Online Booking system at cheadleosteopathy.co.uk.   ‘BackCare’ is a British medical research charity dedicated to the management of back problem. Each […]

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Sit / Stand Desks. Are they the way forward?

Sit / Stand Desks. Are they the way forward?
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  Should we stand or sit? Confused yet?       You may have read about the new phenomenon that has swept the workplace, Sit/Stand Desks. Some governments have become positively evangelical about them. For example, the Danish government have made it a legal requirement for companies to offer their employees the option of a Sit / […]

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How to adjust your car seat to prevent back pain.

How to adjust your car seat to prevent back pain.
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How to adjust your car seat to prevent back pain. A new study from eBayMotors.co.uk has found that 48% of all British drivers suffer from what is being coined as a Repetitive Driving Injury. Ergonomic experts believe that drivers can develop long term joint, muscle and spinal injuries simply because they do not know how […]

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Buying a new car? Considered your back!

Buying a new car? Considered your back!
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Buying a new car? Considered your back! Traditionally this is the time of year many of us look at purchasing a new car, in time for the 2014 registration in March. You may already know the make and model that meets your needs but have you given much thought to its suitability when it comes […]

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Childhood Development – Do seats, jumpers and walkers help or hinder?

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Childhood development is something I get asked about a lot. As a paediatric Osteopath I am regularly being asked if certain pieces of baby equipment are good or bad for a childhood development. There seems to be an overwhelming choice of products which claim to assist with childhood development for sitting,standing and walking – from […]

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Back Pain Exercises

Back Pain Exercises
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Back Pain Exercises As part of our ongoing series of blogs focussing on back care week (7th -11th October) we thought it might be helpful to give you an idea of a few basic and gentle exercises for back pain.  They are suitable to use for prevention and to help relieve your symptoms. (Please be aware […]

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“Modern Life Is Rubbish.” – And does it cause Back Pain?

“Modern Life Is Rubbish.” – And does it cause Back Pain?
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“Modern Life Is Rubbish.” Well……maybe not quite. But it could be argued that in the last 20 years (!) since Blur released their album (Modern Life is Rubbish), despite all technological improvements, that actually our quality of life hasn’t greatly improved. We can of course boast that we have more computing power in our phones […]

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