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Choosing the right trainers – part 2

Choosing the wrong trainers can be painful! You could end up lying on the sofa nursing shin splints, serious back, knee and hip pain or blisters… instead of enjoying your chosen activity. According to one expert at The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, up to 65% of sports people in the UK choose the wrong shoe.

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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.

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Choosing the right trainers – part 1

Choosing the wrong trainers can be painful! You could end up lying on the sofa nursing shin splints, serious back, knee and hip pain or blisters… instead of enjoying your chosen activity. According to one expert at The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, up to 65% of sports people in the UK choose the wrong shoe.

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Do Topical Pain Relief Creams and Gels Really Work?

Most of us have pulled a muscle before and used topical pain relief to ease the pain.  Maybe your joints ache when it gets cold and a pain relief gel does the trick?  If you’re developing arthritis, chances are you’ve reached for a topical pain relief method at some point.

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Which Therapy Is For You?

You are suffering with back pain and can’t get out of bed… You may have neck pain and can’t turn your head to reverse the car… You or your child may have a knee injury affecting your ability to play your sport… You know you need to get help, but who to see?

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Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Holiday season is soon upon us, where we pack up our suitcases and prepare ourselves for what seems to be the inevitable wait. Be it stuck in a traffic jam, waiting at the airport or on a long flight, sitting for long periods of time seems unavoidable. So what to do?

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Recommended Products

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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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