Laptop and Texter’s Neck – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips

A stress injury caused by extended periods bending forwards in a slumped position (neck flexion) while texting or working on phones, tablets or laptops. We have similar posture when reading and desk workers often developed a Dowager’s hump at the top of the spine. We now more regularly spend extended periods of time attached to … Continue reading Laptop and Texter’s Neck – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips

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Maintenance Osteopathic Treatment (M.O.T.) – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips

  Many people take much better care of their car than their body. In essence the aspects of care are similar with both cars and bodies. A car regularly needs petrol, water, oil, and air in the tyres; also services and various repairs, usually increasingly with age. At regular services, a car may need a … Continue reading Maintenance Osteopathic Treatment (M.O.T.) – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips

Sprained Ankle – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips

A medical condition where ankle ligaments become overstretched, partially torn or totally torn. This happens with sharp movements like turning or rolling the foot. The lateral ankle sprain, where the foot is inverted, rolling out to the side with inside arch facing upwards, damaging one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle is … Continue reading Sprained Ankle – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips

Frozen Shoulder: Osteopathy Tips

Ather Bios Clinic - Bridgefords's Best Bites Also known as adhesive capsulitis, contracted shoulder or pitcher’s arm, is an extremely painful condition where the shoulder is partially or completely stiff and unmovable, affecting your ability to carry out everyday activities such as bathing, dressing, driving and sleeping comfortably. It usually comes on gradually, gets worse … Continue reading Frozen Shoulder: Osteopathy Tips

Spice Chart – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

BENEFITS OF SOME COMMON SPICES Based on previous articles is a summary chart of proven benefits of some common herbs we have in our kitchen. Please print off, cut out and stick on the fridge and use for your health. SPICES BENEFITS Black Pepper Cayenne Pepper Cinna-mon Garlic Ginger Parsley Rosemary Tumeric Alzheimers y y … Continue reading Spice Chart – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Plantar Fasciitis: Osteopathy Tips

Athether Bios Clinic - Bridgeford's Best Bites Also known as Plantar Fasciopathy, Policeman's Heal, Runner's Heel; thickening of the plantar fascia, one of the most common causes of heel pain, estimated to affect 10% of general population. Thickening can be due to recent damage or injury, or an accumulation of smaller injuries over the years. … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis: Osteopathy Tips

Sciatica: Osteopathy Tips

Ather Bios Clinic – Bridgefords’s Best Bites Anatomy: The spine typically has 24 vertebrae; 7 neck, 12 thoracic and 5 lumbar. The vertebrae turn on facet joints, arched wing-like structures that stick out either side of the rear part of the vertebrae. They stop the vertebrae from bending and twisting too far and protect the … Continue reading Sciatica: Osteopathy Tips