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How To Avoid Tennis Injury – Our Top 12 Tips

The majority of tennis injury occurs from overuse.  As you know, here at Shefford Osteopathic Clinic we believe in helping you  continue doing the things you love, so here are our top tips to keep you injury free: Good preparation is important Wear the right and comfortable clothing for tennis Wear proper tennis shoes with […]

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7 Health Tips To Avoid DIY Injury

With 2 bank holidays in May, many of you will be looking at doing some DIY. Whether it is in the home or garden, injuries do happen, so here are our tops tips for keeping you healthy Ask yourself – do I have the knowledge, competence and fitness for this job? Think about your safety […]

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Hot or Cold Therapy – Which is Best?

Patients often ask is there anything that they can do at home to help with their complaint. A common question is: hot or cold? Will heat or a cold gel work? The application of heat or cold to an injury or area of pain is a traditional remedy. The rationale for both the use of […]

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Our Top 13 Tips To Avoid Cycle Injuries

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. It’s also great fun for friends and […]

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Discover The Top 5 Tennis Injuries And How To Avoid Them

Monday 23rd June sees the start of Wimbledon fortnight – where players from all round the world come to play on our famous green courts. All eyes will be on Andy Murray – will he be able to win for a second time? Tennis is a great sport. However, tennis can cause injury to many parts […]

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11 Essential Gardening Tips For Every Bedfordshire Gardener

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. Just up the road is Savins Nurseries in Upper Stondon where they […]

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Shoulder Pain – Case Study 3 – Osteopathy

A 35 year old man came to Shefford Osteopathic Clinic complaining of a dull ache in his right shoulder/upper arm(around the bicep area). He had begun to notice the discomfort two weeks ago after he was painting his ceiling at home. As the two weeks progressed the discomfort in his arm began to increase to […]

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Shoulder Pain Relief – Case Study 2 – Sports Massage

A lady in her mid-30’s attended with a recent history of frozen shoulder. Osteopathy and ultrasound had helped by reducing the pain and getting the shoulder moving again, but she plays tennis at her local club and felt her shoulder was still weak. She was also getting headaches frequently. Sports massage was used to reduce […]

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Shoulder Pain – Case Study 1 – Osteopathy

Mrs E strained her shoulder 3 months before coming to Shefford Osteopathic Clinic whilst lifting pots in the garden. The pain was not severe but she felt it when lifting and carrying. Over the three months the pain had gradually got worse and she was finding it increasingly difficult to put clothes on, do her […]

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common complaint which can seriously impact on your lifestyle. It can vary from a constant ache to a sharp pain on certain movements. It may be uncomfortable to lie on your side at night. There may be pain when you lift or carry items, when you try to put your coat […]

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