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Identifying Tension Issues

During stressful periods, a lot of us hold tension in our shoulders. Beyond the obvious pain and tenderness, there are some other problems that can arise from this. Neck Pain and Headaches The muscles on the tops of your shoulders attach to the neck. Tension here can quickly lead to more tight muscles in the

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Taking Care of Yourself First

“You cannot pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” Unknown Author Sometimes we are so busy taking care of others that we forget to take care of ourselves. Self-care matters. What is Self-Care? Self-care is the practice of consciously doing things that preserve or improve your mental or physical health. It’s about

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How to Manage Arthritis

Osteoarthritis: Helping Yourself Without Surgery It is a common misconception that osteoarthritis (or just “arthritis”) is something that you just have to live with. Sometimes surgery is necessary in the late stage, but some joints cannot be replaced, and if you don’t have to suffer through to that point at all, why would you? Arthritis

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Understanding and Managing Arthritis

Arthritis is a vague term that could be used to describe anything where a joint suffers inflammation. Most commonly, it is used in reference to osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis Basics Osteoarthritis (OA) is the “wear and tear” form of arthritis. More recently, the description has shifted to “wear, tear, and repair” in reference to the body’s

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Back Care Awareness Week 2021

4th – 8th October is Back Care Awareness Week and the theme is ‘Spending More Time at Home’. Back pain affects half of the adult population every month and almost 80% of people at some point in their lives. It’s accountable for more than 12 million lost work days in the UK each year. However,

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Gratitude

Gratitude is an emotion similar to appreciation. Research has found neurological reasons why so many people can benefit from this general practice of expressing thanks for our lives, even in times of challenge and change. The word gratitude is derived from the Latin word ‘gratia’, which means grace, graciousness, or gratefulness (depending on the context).

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Biofreeze Cold Therapy Pain Relief

“… delivers targeted pain relief with the benefits of cryotherapy to treat athletic and muscle related injuries, sore or strained muscles, shoulder and arm discomfort, neck, hip and leg pain, painful joints, ankle or foot pain, and pain associated with bruising, and arthritis.” Biofreeze Cold Therapy Pain Relief is available to purchase at Shefford Osteopathic

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Goldilocks Pillows

“… is an innovative new concept in bedtime comfort. Using our patent pending measuring system you can discover your pillow height/size in moments. Knowing your personal pillow height/size takes out all the guesswork of finding a pillow that keeps your body in perfect alignment when sleeping. And when you are aligned in bed, you are

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Sallis Lumbar Support Belt

“… One way stretch elastic support belt, boned back dart. Touch and close fastening. In strong white elastic.” The belts are available in different sizes and you will be fitted for the correct size at the Clinic. The Sallis Lumbar Support Belt is available to purchase at Shefford Osteopathic Clinic Visit the Sallis Healthcare website for

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