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Welwyn and Hatfield Back Pain

Posted by on February 8th, 2011


Substantial numbers of UK workers risk their health and increase the possibility of developing injuries every day as a result of poor work habits.

A UK wide survey of more than 2000 employees by the CSP5 found that:

• one in four people (25%) regularly work all day without taking a break

• 31% ... (Read more)

Osteopathy / Physiotherapy For Sport Injuries & Sports Injury Treatment

Posted by on February 7th, 2011

The Welwyn and Hatfield Practice Physiotherapy, treatment goals and objectives

Common Sport Injuries we Can Help:

Achilles Tendon Injuries
Back Pain (lumbar or thoracic pain)
Biceps Tendonitis
Constant Knee Problems
Frozen Shoulder
Foot Pain
Hip Pain
Injuries That Don’t Go Away
Persistent Hamstring or Calf Strains
Running Injuries
Recurring Achilles Problems
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
Sprained Ankle ... (Read more)

Back Pain Treatment

Posted by on February 7th, 2011

If you suffer from low back pain, you are not alone; spinal pain is pervasive and understandably depressing. Back pain affects around 80% of the UK’s population. At some point in their lives, we are likely to head to the painkiller shelf or seek the help of Physio, acupuncturist or Osteopath. Understandably low back pain ... (Read more)

Osteopathy/Physiotherapy For Sciatica – Sciatica Treatment – Trapped Nerve Treatment

Posted by on February 7th, 2011

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica refers to pain that runs along the sciatic nerve. The pain usually affects only one side of the lower body at a time and often extends from the lower back all the way through the back of the thigh, down through the leg. Occasionally the pain may ... (Read more)

Bed back pain theory thrown out

Posted by on January 8th, 2011


A good mattress could ease back pain

People with a bad back should not shell out for a hard mattress, say doctors. A trial published in The Lancet medical journal suggests a medium-firm mattress is the best for a painful spine.

The Spanish study found more than 300 patients to test beds, ... (Read more)

Sciatica Clinic at the Welwyn and Hatfield Practice

Posted by on January 8th, 2011

Sciatica is a general term given to pain down the leg. Sciatica may be caused by irritation of the main nerve into the leg by a spinal disc.
Do you think you may have sciatica? But are not really sure. Sciatica in general starts as a back ache. The ache can be central or local ... (Read more)

Massage is Heart Felt

Posted by on January 2nd, 2011

Deep Tissue Massage Lowers Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
A study – The Effects of Deep-Tissue Massage Therapy on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate – published in The Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine (Volume 14, Number 2, 2008, pp 125-128) found that Deep Tissue Massage lowered blood pressure ... (Read more)

#2: Realize In this moment you are able to have positive impact on the world.

Posted by on December 28th, 2010

Wherever we are, whoever we are with, one of the most important questions is How to be free? I am talking primarily about inner freedom, the feeling of being spontaneous, happy and alive. What is the catalyst for these feelings? How do we sustain them so we can have good ... (Read more)

The Art of Being Present

Posted by on December 28th, 2010

#1 The Art of Being Present
Take a few moments to look at your relationship with time. Are you late? Are you early?

Where does your schedule originate from? Outside or inside you?

Consider that you are always on time….

The less time pressure you feel, the happier you are.

Don’t be at ... (Read more)

Your Happiness Spreads Out Like Sunshine in a Garden

Posted by on December 20th, 2010

In todays media  world  we switch on the TV to relax, watch Sky or  read  newspapers. Christmas is a time of joy ?   Why then does the media leave us feeling depressed and  keep telling us  the world ids going to the dogs . Give me  good news sometimes  or i will just turn it all OFF !! We dont just ... (Read more)