October, 2012

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Osteopath in Stourbidge

Wollaston Osteopathic practice director is Nigel Parker BSc(Hons)Ost. He became established in Stourbridge over 15 years ago and has built a successful base of established patients ever since and now sees hundreds of patients every year with all manner of aches & pains. Low back pain, headaches, and neck pain are but a few of the conditions people of the Stourbridge and surrounding areas find their way to an Osteopath in Stourbridge Most people who have been to the Wollaston practice notice their condition getting much better, very quickly from just a single visit or two. We are not known for getting patients […]

Strains and Sprains

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Trapped Nerves

Please contact the practice and see how your trapped nerve can quickly be helped

Stress & Chronic Pain

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Growth Pains

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Shoulder Problems

Please contact the practice and ask how your shoulder pain can be quickly helped

Physical or Muscular Injuries/Spasms

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Arthritis

‘I’m afraid it’s arthritis’ ‘Arthritis’ has got to be one of the most over used label’s the causes of everything from low back pain to generally feeling unwell. When diagnosed with arthritis, many feel there is very little that can be done and they will just ‘have to live with it’ – nothing is further from the truth. Osteopathy can significantly help pain and discomfort arising from arthritis. What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the UK, affecting an estimated 8.5 million people. In people affected by osteoarthritis, the cartilage (connective tissue) between their bones gradually […]

Headaches (all types)

Osteopathy for headaches and migraines The simple answer to whether osteopathy can help treat headaches is ‘yes’. Osteopathy is a highly effective treatment for headaches and migraines as tension in the muscles and bones are usually the cause of head pain. Tense muscles release chemicals that can trigger headaches. Nerves that are responsible for head pain are close to the nerves that start between the bones of the spine and neck – the areas of the body where osteopaths focus their treatment. As we know that the majority of headaches are caused by tension and poor posture, osteopathy is ideally placed to […]

Sciatica

The term sciatica usually refers to leg pain and sometimes erroneously attributed to a ‘slipped disc’. See ‘torn/bulging discs’  Sciatica is a very painful condition, and one which osteopaths very often see presenting in their practices. The osteopath will determine the cause of your leg pain and treat acordingly Techniques used are soft-tissue, massage, articulation and mobilisation, and manipulation where necessary. Treatment maybe combined with acupuncture for pain relief and healing. Everything is directed to encourage the body to mend itself