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Arthritis symptoms and the weather

Arthritis symptoms and the weather
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Arthritis symptoms and the weather Remember when we all used to laugh when Granny predicted “my arthritis is playing up, there’ll be rain on the way….” Well scientists at the University of Manchester think she might have had a point after all.   Arthritis is a general term used to describe joint inflammation, of which […]

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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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The Anti-inflammatory Curry

The Anti-inflammatory Curry
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Anti -nflammatory Curry     This recipe may be regarded as an anti-inflammatory power house. It is suitable for anyone suffering with an inflammatory  joint condition from rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, through to bursitis and tendinitis (or indeed anyone who just likes a good curry!) Serving Suggestion –The Anti-inflammatory Curry.                  […]

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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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Medical Acupuncture

Medical Acupuncture
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Medical Acupuncture Western Medical Acupuncture (WMA) is a therapeutic technique involving the insertion of fine needles into specific points of the body. It is an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture using current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, and the principles of evidence based medicine.  Western Medical Acupuncture (WMA) acts principally by stimulating the nervous by way […]

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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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Stress and Back Pain – What’s the Link?

Stress and Back Pain – What’s the Link?
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Stress and back pain It’s back care week this week (7-11 October) and we have been asked to go onto BBC Radio Manchester, Sam Walkers show.  They have asked us to talk about the causes of back pain and how it can be prevented.  It got us thinking about what we see most often in […]

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Chronic Pain – Facts and Stats

Chronic Pain – Facts and Stats
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Chronic Pain – Facts and Stats   As part of Back Care Week (7-11 October) we thought we would share some interesting and surprising facts about the impact of chronic back pain could have on your life. If you’ve never experienced back pain then you may not see what all the fuss is about and […]

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