SARAH BOUGHTWOOD

OSTEOPATH MILFORD

GENERAL & PREGNANCY OSTEOPATH

The most common feedback I get from new patients is that they have never heard of an osteopath but their friend or family member raved about osteopaths so they thought they would give it a try. Or they have tried physio, chiro's (I do believe the other professions have...

When you wake up in the morning, how often do you truly feel refreshed and ready to take on a new day? Or more often that not do you wake wishing you were able to get a few more hours?

Quality sleep is vital for our wellbeing and health. The average adult needs 7-9 hou...

December 11, 2016

December is a very busy time for most people. With work and school wrapping up for the year, with christmas parties and end of year functions to follow. It can be a stressful time of year, with people burning the candle at both ends. Financial stress and social commitm...

Tennis Elbow, RSI, overuse....Elbow pain is a common presenting issue to Osteopaths, that affects a wide range of people. There are so many hobbies, occupations and working environments that can cause elbow pain, including; using a computer mouse, playing tennis, garde...

Have you heard the term before but not sure what carpal tunnel syndrome is? Simply put, it is pain, pins and needles or numbness in your hand, caused by the compression of the median nerve. The symptoms can often be felt in your wrist and hands, with the pain is often...

This time of year, there is a huge increase in colds and the flu. There are many simple ways to help try avoid getting sick and from passing on any germs.

 

Keep Warm

In the past week the temperature has definitely dropped. Wrap up and keep warm. It is time to bring out t...

 

Commonly known as the 'wear and tear' disease and is a degenerative form of osteoarthrits (OA). The cartilage functions as a shock absorber, but with OA the cartilage is worn down and the joint surface becomes rough, leaving the bones unprotected. 

 

OA is a very c...

February 14, 2016

When you are feeling anxious, stressed or over excited, breathing is a simple way to relax your system. The sympathetic nervous system (SNS) also known as the 'fight or flight' system, is responsible for sending blood to our muscles, increasing our heart rate, decreasi...

"Osteopathy is a form of manual medicine which facilitates healing by focusing on how the skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulation, connective tissue and internal organs function as a holistic unit." 

 

There are many different answers to this question. For me pers...

 

Ankle sprains are very common. Your walking along and trip, stand on something unevenly, fall down a few steps, playing sports...there are so many scenarios that rolling your ankle can happen without your preventing it. Symptoms of a sprained ankle can include: pain,...

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