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Osteopathy Overview

Wigan osteopath overview

Catherine is our resident osteopath located at our Wigan clinic explains about her profession   Osteopaths are  primary health care professionals, focusing on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.  An osteopath works on the musculoskeletal tissues, including, bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons. The aim of treatment is to  increase the mobility of …

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Lower back pain and exercises for a herniated disk

A person can get a herniated disk through heavy lifting, a sudden pressure on the back, or repetitive strenuous activities. Doing gentle exercises and stretches can help ease the pain and pressure of a herniated or slipped disk. These include gentle stretches such as lumbar rotations, piriformis , upper hamstring stretches and gluteal stretches. Strengthening …

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