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Monday to Friday: 9:00 – 5:30, Saturday: 9:00 – 12:00

Limber Up To Relieve Stress And Tension

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This stretch gently stretches your lower back, hips, thigh, knees and ankles.  It relaxes your spine, shoulders and neck and calms the mind thus helping relieve stress and tension.  

Cracking Your Knuckles Gives You Arthritis?

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“Cracking joints” and “popping knuckles” are an interesting and poorly understood phenomenon. There are many theories as to why joints crack or pop, but the exact cause is unknown. Painless cracking of joints is – as a rule – not harmful, however common sense generally would suggest that the intentional and repetitive cracking of joints is not recommended.

Sit Less and Move More – Our Top Tips

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Movement is critical to wellness.  We are designed to move, so our increasingly sedentary lifestyle is now starting to have a huge impact on our health.  Studies show that prolonged sitting is associated with heart/cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, high blood pressure, muscle degeneration, back ache/neck pain, osteoporosis, depression and dementia.

Limber Up To Avoid Tennis Elbow / RSI

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Tennis Elbow is a common complaint not only for sports players, but for those of you who use computers or engage in activities with prolonged gripping, such as hammering and gardening. Tennis elbow can lead to bigger issues down the road such as shoulder, upper back and neck pain.

Our Top 13 Tips To Avoid Cycle Injuries

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Cycling can be enjoyed by everyone, whether you’re young or old, athletic or sedentary. Cycling is an enjoyable and healthy way to travel and experience the outdoors. Done vigorously, it gives the heart and circulatory system a workout and can burn more than 500 calories per hour.

Discover The Top 5 Tennis Injuries And How To Avoid Them

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Tennis is a great sport. However, tennis can cause injury to many parts of the body due to the high speed on racquet impact, repetition and use of your spine, legs and especially your dominant arm. This can predispose you to a variety of shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, ankle, hip and spine injuries.

11 Essential Gardening Tips For Every Bedfordshire Gardener

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Gardening is one of my (Karen) hobbies and the picture above is of my Japanese inspired garden.  We are spoilt for choice in Shefford as there are some really great local garden centres and nurseries where you can get all your gardening needs.

How An Osteopath Can Treat Your Sciatica Pain

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When you hear someone saying that they are suffering with sciatica, they will most likely say that they have pain going down the leg. It is not a diagnosis as it just describes where the pain is – it does not tell us what is causing the problem and therefore the correct treatment that is needed.

How To Limber Up And Avoid Back And Neck Pain

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Tight hamstrings are a common complaint not only for sports players, but for those of you who tend to sit most of the day. Tight hamstrings can lead to bigger issues down the road such as lower back pain as well as knee and hip problems. Thus it’s important to learn how to limber up properly so as you can avoid back, neck and hip pain.

7 Ways To Take Care Of Your Body

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As you know, here at Shefford Osteopathic Clinic we are not just about clicking and crunching you back into place, but we look at the whole of you and your body, and that includes your lifestyle. Here are our top tips for taking care of you: