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Invest in your health – Look after your body and it will look after you

Invest in your health – Look after your body and it will look after you
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“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today” I saw this quote on someone’s shopping bag, the other day and it got me thinking….. Life is busy. Often you are just focussed on getting through the next few weeks or months and the endless “to do list”. If you are planning for the […]

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Osteopaths in the Workplace – Spinal Assessements

Osteopaths in the Workplace – Spinal Assessements
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Back care week – Osteopaths in the workplace at  Together Money October 8th -12th 2018 The Back Care Event – Osteopaths in the workplace This year for back care week we got out into the community.  As Osteopaths in the workplace we spoke to staff and gave advice and mini “spinal assessments”. “Together Money”, on […]

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Cheadle Osteopathy | Pop Up Advice Clinic at MediaCity

Cheadle Osteopathy | Pop Up Advice Clinic at MediaCity
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Cheadle Osteopathy Pop Up Advice Clinic to MediaCity A big thanks to Katherine Baird from ITV’s Feel Good Campaign for inviting Cheadle Osteopathy Pop Up Advice Clinic to MediaCity today. We had a fantastic response to our ‘10 minute Spinal Checks’ and we were pleased we were able answer your questions. Really good to see […]

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Mindfulness Tips – Getting Started

Mindfulness Tips – Getting Started
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Mindfulness is a mental state or gentle meditation brought about by focussing your mind on the present moment.  You calmly accept and acknowledge, without judgement,  your feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations.  Don’t fixate on them – just let them wash over you and stay in the present. Some people use mindfulness to reduce stress, enhance relaxation, […]

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School Bag Health Check

School Bag Health Check
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There’s so much to think about at the start of a new term.  you’ve organised uniform, new shoes, new teachers, new friends but what about their school bag? At Cheadle Osteopathy we care about sharing our knowledge with you to help you to help your kids.  We want to invest in their health and help […]

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Why does it keep hurting? Could you have a repetitive strain injury (RSI)?

Why does it keep hurting? Could you have a repetitive strain injury (RSI)?
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None of us are invincible. We all have vulnerabilities and from time to time we can all get aches and pains from overusing our body, adopting unfavourable awkward positions, or performing repetitive and high-intensity tasks for prolonged periods without rest, or allowing for adequate recovery. When this causes pain originating from our muscles, nerves, 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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