Does Your Child Spend Too Much Time On Their Mobile Device?

With Christmas just around the corner, chances are your children have at least one mobile device on their Christmas wish list.  From the latest iPhone to tablets and handheld games consoles, it seems that children crave technological gadgets which let them socialise virtually with friends, listen to music and play the current games and apps.  With children spending around 17 hours per week in front of a screen (Source: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/feature/digital-home/how-much-screen-time-is-healthy-for-children-benefits-3520917/), this far exceeds the 8.8 hours per week children spend playing outdoors.  But what damage is this doing to their posture? Continue reading

Migraine Awareness Week: 4th-10th September 2016

Migraine Awareness Week 2016 takes place from the 4th-10th September. With 1 in 7 people affected by migraine, the aim of this event is to reach as many people as possible to highlight the debilitating effects that migraine can have and to help affected people take control of their lives.

Migraine is the cause of roughly 20% of all headaches and around 8 million people in the UK live with migraine problems. Recent research suggests that migraine is the result of a complex series of neural and vascular events – the key symptoms of this kind of headache are usually experienced as a throbbing pain on one side of the head, often with a strong sensitivity to light and sound and a feeling of sickness. In some cases, migraine can be overlooked, or mistaken for other conditions as it can affect people in many different ways. Continue reading

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to the brand new Solihull Osteopathic Practice’s website!  We’ve created a new design to cater for those patients who wish to access our website from their smartphone or tablet – it’s now really easy to navigate around the site and read all the information, and you can also click on the telephone number at the top of each page to call us directly to make an appointment!

But why should you choose Solihull Osteopathic Practice for your osteopathy treatment? Let us outline our core values for you: Continue reading