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
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If you’re experiencing pain, tension or discomfort in parts of your body such as your back, neck, or in the joints and muscles, you may be wondering about the methods involved in osteopathy and physiotherapy, and which would be best to treat your particular concern. Continue reading
Bone and Joint Action Week is an annual, global event which takes place from 12th to 20th October 2016. With the focus on back pain, osteoporosis, arthritis and trauma; health professionals, patients and organisations are aiming to increase awareness of how to prevent these conditions, as well as manage and treat them. Continue reading
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 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