At Shefford Osteopath Clinic, we treat a wide range of conditions. The most common examples are given below; however we can help with many more injuries and illnesses. As well as helping specific conditions, our team can also offer you health and lifestyle advice.
Arthritic pain is what you experience when you have arthritis in your joint(s). Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation within a joint. In the UK, around 10 million people have arthritis. There are three main types of arthritis which can cause arthritic pain: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Juvenile Arthritis
Elbow pain is often caused by overuse. Many sports, hobbies and jobs require repetitive hand, wrist or arm movements. Elbow pain may occasionally be due to arthritis, although in general your elbow joint is much less prone to wear-and-tear damage than are many other joints.
Fibromyalgia, also called Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. As well as widespread pain, people with Fibromyalgia may also have: increased sensitivity to pain fatigue (extreme tiredness) muscle stiffness difficulty sleeping problems with mental processes (known as “fibro-fog”) – such as problems with memory and concentration headaches irritable bowel syndrome
Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterised by stiffness, loss of range of movement and pain in your shoulder joint. The exact cause is not understood, as you may develop this without a history of injury or illness. Frozen shoulder is a common condition
Does any of this sound familiar: Groin, buttock or inner thigh pain, especially with weight bearing movements? Painful clicking in the groin? Knee pain? Pain when going up stairs, vacuuming, walking or getting in and out of the car? Tenderness over the hips on either side of your low back?
What is joint pain / arthralgia? Joint pain, also known as arthralgia, can occur in any part of the body, but it is most common in the hips and knees. Your joints endure an incredible amount of stress. A joint is where two bone ends meet and they provide support and allow you to move.
What is knee pain? Knee pain is a common problem that we see here at Shefford Osteopathic Clinic. It is a common complaint that affects all age groups, has many different causes and can present in a number of ways. Once the knee joint has become symptomatic you may find that even the simplest of
If you have ever been awakened in the night or stopped in your tracks by a sudden muscle cramp, you know that they can cause severe pain. There is often confusion about muscle spasm and muscle cramp, but essentially they are both a sudden involuntary muscle contraction, but a muscle cramp lasts longer and is usually of greater intensity.
Most of us have suffered with a muscle spasm, which is an involuntary contraction of a muscle. They occur suddenly, usually resolve quickly and may be painful during the spasm. There are three types of muscles in the body and all can suffer with a spasm – cardiac muscle, skeletal muscles and smooth muscle cells in the lining of blood vessels and certain organs.
Let’s face it – your life isn’t much fun when simple things like getting out of bed, going to the bathroom, or even coughing and sneezing become a painful experience. Equally, your inability to focus at work, sleep comfortably at night and live an active life is also affecting the lives of the ones you
We can also treat:
- Circulatory Problems
- Digestion Problems
- Inability to Relax
- Rheumatic Pain
What to do now ……
If you’ve come to this website looking for help, then don’t in silence suffer any longer.
Contact us immediately on 01462 811006 for a consultation and let’s assess your condition.
At the assessment, we’ll take some details from you and build your case history. We’ll discuss why you’ve come to see us and where you have any aches and pains. Then we’ll examine you with the aim of giving you the appropriate treatment.
This will take a little while to complete, but it’s a necessary part of the ethical guidelines we work to. The guidelines are there to make sure everything is done professionally and to a high standard of patient care. I’m sure you agree that’s a good thing!
If you have any questions about what we do and how we do it, call us on 01462 811006 or use the contact form below – and we’ll be happy to help.