Knee pain

Knee pain is very common, both from sport injuries and the wear and tear of day-to-day life. Knee joints serve a vital role in supporting your bodyweight and are put through added pressure when you walk, run or jump. Injuries include sprains, swollen or torn ligaments, damaged cartilage, and runner’s knee. Sports injuries tend to … Continue reading Knee pain

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COCCYX PAIN

(Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips COCCYX PAIN (COCCYDYNIA) Coccydynia is a pain felt in the coccyx or tailbone. It can accompany injury or strain to the coccyx or surrounding muscles, ligaments and tendons. The word coccyx comes from the Greek word meaning cuckoo, referring to its beak-like shape pointing towards the front … Continue reading COCCYX PAIN

Osteopathy: Sacro-Illiac Pain

  The sacro-iliac joint (SI joint or SIJ) is between the sacrum, the triangular bone at the base of the spine and the ilium bones of the pelvis. During movement the SIJ helps distribute the body’s weight from the trunk to the pelvis and extremities while protecting the spine, acting as shock absorption. Anatomy: The … Continue reading Osteopathy: Sacro-Illiac Pain

Osteopathy: Leg Cramps

  A common and usually harmless condition where the muscles in the leg suddenly become tight and painful. Most commonly this occurs in the calf muscles, though it can affect any muscle of the leg or foot. Most let cramps occur during sleep. Most cases reported to doctors occur in pregnant women in the last … Continue reading Osteopathy: Leg Cramps

Osteopathy: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

A common condition affecting more women than men of all ages, increasingly with age, particularly affecting menopausal women. CTS causes pain, numbness and a tingling or burning sensation in the hands and fingers; also weakness in the hands and fingers and a dull ache spreading into the forearm. Anatomy: The carpal tunnel is a narrow … Continue reading Osteopathy: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)