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  • Do you suffer jaw pain?

    Are you having difficulties chewing food, opening or closing your mouth, jaw clicking or popping, or pain in the jaw or in front of the ear?  You may be suffering from TMD – Temperomandibular Joint Disorder. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofascial Health and research, TMD affects around 5-12% of the population […]

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  • Benefits of Hobbies

    Bret has found a new hobby We all know how fun hobbies can be. Did you know they are also great for our mental and physical health? Whether it be knitting, reading, woodworking, gardening, painting, playing an instrument or dancing, they all have benefits. Modern life can be busy and stressful. Having a hobby is […]

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  • Lateral Hip Pain: A pain in the butt

    Lateral Hip Pain: A pain in the butt Lateral hip pain or more simply put, pain on the side of the hip/buttock is a very common presentation to us at Blackburn Osteopathy. This pain is often referred to as hip bursitis or tendonitis. Recent research has shown that the pain is not due to inflammation […]

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  • Golf and Osteopathy

    Golf and Osteopathy Golf and Osteopathy are a natural fit. For years, golf back pain has been accepted by golfers as some kind of badge of honour. But now golfers everywhere are beginning to realize the benefits of having regular Osteopathy treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at […]

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  • The ripple effect of High Heels

    There is no better feeling at the end of an evening out than taking off those gorgeous, ridiculously high heels and letting your feet finally relax.  Oh what a blessing to walk on a bare foot again, for we are all far too familiar with the concept beauty is pain. But why does this hurt […]

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  • Dr Ashby Smith: Ankle sprains

    Ankle sprains are the most common lower limb injury for sports people and have the highest re-injury rate of all musculoskeletal injuries. Last year the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) updated their clinical guidelines on how to assess and manage lateral ankle sprains. They emphasised the need for early mobilisation and rehabilitation for ankle […]

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  • The benefits of seeking services from Osteopaths in Blackburn

    There are many treatment options that are available to successfully recover from an injury or simply to alleviate pain and discomfort from daily activities. Techniques such as physical rehabilitation and chiropractic medicine are commonplace, however not everyone will experience relief from them. Osteopathy is an emerging alternative manual medicine practice that is gaining popularity due [&hellip...

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  • Footy Pre-Season has begun!

    Cicadas are chirping and days are getting longer, that can only mean one thing – footy preseason is dawning upon us! After a short break between seasons, it’s time to grab those shoes and get to it again. Avoiding injury during preseason One of the most common injuries we see during the preseason is a […]

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