genes and back pain

Genes and low back pain

My patients sometimes ask me if back pain can be inherited. Apparently, heredity accounts for 40% of back pain and up to 80% of intervertebral disc degeneration.

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Medical Herbalist in Hessle

I’m very excited to announce that the excellent Medical Herbalist, Bryony MacFadyen, is now working with me at Sheridan House in Hessle

It was wonderful to have the Nutritional Therapist Jolanta Zdral working here. However, in

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Osteopathy for Back Pain

I don’t want to give the impression that back pain is the only thing that osteopaths treat – I have patients coming to see me with tennis elbow, rotator cuff problems in the shoulder, sciatica,

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New Year’s Resolutions

The time has come around again for our New Year’s Resolutions. How many people I wonder succeed in visiting the gym more often, or changing their diet, drinking less, losing weight? Just as we have

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Remarkable Women in Osteopathy

As someone who once gave a presentation on women in osteopathy, I was fascinated to see the new documentary “The Feminine Touch”, made by WEDU PBS in the US.

It’s currently available to view free online, here’s the

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Stretch for better health

As an osteopath I’m always interested in trying to give my patients some little nugget of advice that will help them to be more supple and to achieve better health. That could be to do

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