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Category Archives: Osteopathy

Professor David Peters on Fibromyalgia

posted on 6th July 2014 by Professor David Peters

Acute muscle pain usually begins suddenly. So you can generally recall a definite time and place when it was briefly overloaded; perhaps in a road accident, a near fall, a sports activity, heavy lifting, twisting or over-reaching.

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Professor David Peters on Fibromyalgia

posted on 13th May 2013 by Professor David Peters

Acute muscle pain usually begins suddenly. So you can generally recall a definite time and place when it was briefly overloaded; perhaps in a road accident, a near fall, a sports activity, heavy lifting, twisting or over-reaching.

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Muscle Pain/Spasm and Tendon Pain

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

Pain from muscle tissue is perhaps the commonest type of pain of all. The muscles are the biggest users of blood and energy in the body and account for the vast majority of nervous system activity. The whole point of having a body is to move; and this is the job of the muscles. Such […]

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Neck, Shoulder and Arm Pain

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

The neck, shoulder and arm form a complex system, taking a massive amount of coordinated nervous system control. Many arm problems (eg repetitive strains, tennis elbow) are predisposed by shoulder stiffness, and much arm pain originates in the neck (trapped or irritated nerve effect). Shoulder pain affects neck function, and because all the nerves that […]

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Back, Leg and Knee pain (see elsewhere for sciatica)

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

Like the neck, shoulder and arm, the low back, hips, pelvic (sacro-iliac) joints, knees, ankles and feet are a system that should work together in a balanced and coordinated way. So problems in any of these areas must be looked at with reference to the system of which they are only a part. The entire […]

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Nerve Pain and Sciatica

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

Sciatica means symptoms attributed to one or more of the nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve. It’s not a diagnosis, since there are potentially many causes of irritation to the nerves. Sciatica can include very low back pain, buttock pain, pain in the back or side of the thigh, lower leg and foot. […]

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Whiplash/Neck Injury

posted on 25th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

Neck injuries that don’t include a whiplash component are uncommon (though neck pain and associated headaches are very common). So it is convenient to refer to most if not all neck injuries as variants of whiplash because a) two important groups of muscles are nearly always found to be weak and in need of re-training […]

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Professor David Peters on Fibromyalgia

posted on 8th September 2012 by Professor David Peters

Acute muscle pain usually begins suddenly. So you can generally recall a definite time and place when it was briefly overloaded; perhaps in a road accident, a near fall, a sports activity, heavy lifting, twisting or over-reaching.

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Professor David Peters on Back, neck and joint pain

posted on 6th September 2012 by Professor David Peters

Most of us have had backache at some time: a careless overstretch or a clumsy lift and “we feel something go”. “Feeling something go” is usually what a sudden muscle contraction feels like.

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Prof David Peters talks about integrated healthcare

posted on 15th February 2012 by Professor David Peters

A video presentation on integrated healthcare

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