My Journey into Osteopathy

My Journey into Osteopathy

“So, why did you become an osteopath?” This is the most common question I get asked by my patients; and it’s also the question I love answering the most. Every day when I leave clinic, I smile when I think about how much difference the gift of osteopathy has made to...
Why hour long appointments?

Why hour long appointments?

“The last person I saw, I felt like I barely had time to put my bag down.” I’m sometimes asked by patients why at Olton Osteopathy we allow a full hour for all our appointments. That’s unusual these days – many clinics restrict...
True or false: poor posture causes back and neck pain

True or false: poor posture causes back and neck pain

Many of my clients worry about their bad posture. I know this, because they often tell me about it before I even get as far as the physical examination. “I know my posture’s terrible”, they confess – in the same guilty way that someone might confess to their doctor...

Osteoarthritis

“Is there anything you can do for osteoarthritis? My doctor said it was just something I’d have to live with.” Osteoarthritis is a common condition, and it can be challenging to manage. In many cases there are things we can do to relieve the...