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
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,
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).
We would like to update you on the changes that are happening at Shefford Osteopathic Clinic as a result of the lifting of lockdown from the 19th July. As you know, we have been able to operate during the lockdowns with strict procedures in place ensuring your health and safety. For the healthcare sector, none
I think we can all agree that the past 18 months have been stressful. Whilst we can go back to work, see friends, socialise, even hug people, do not underestimate the stress that still exists. Whilst a small amount of stress is necessary long periods of stress, or chronic stress, is harmful. It affects us
“… 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
“… 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