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Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 – 5:30, Saturday: 9:00 – 12:00

WHAT we treat

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.

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Arthritic Pain

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

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Elbow Pain / Tennis Elbow

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.

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Fibromyalgia

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

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Frozen Shoulder

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

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General Aches & Pains

Many of us suffer with aches and pains, sometimes all the time, yet we believe that this is normal. The odd niggle here and there, slowly stopping us doing the things we love

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Headaches

Do you suffer with headaches? Did you know that there are 150 types of headaches? Would you like some tips for managing and preventing your headaches? Headaches are never pleasant, and most of us suffer from them at some point in our lives.

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Hip Pain

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?

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Joint Pain / Arthralgia

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.

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Knee Pain

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

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Lumbago / Lower Back Pain

If you have ever suffered from low back pain, you know it can be crippling. What starts as a small twist in the lower back may develop into excruciating back pain and muscle spasms. There are a number of different causes of your lower back pain, or lumbago.

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Minor Sports Injuries

Are you in pain during or after your sports activities? Is pain or recurrent injury preventing you from enjoying your sport? Maybe you feel that you’re not moving as easily as usual? Do you take longer to recover from your exercise/sport?

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Muscle Cramps

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.

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Muscle Spasms

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.

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Neck Pain

Neck pain is extremely common (after low back pain) and many of you will have suffered with neck pain, be it after sleeping, sitting in a draught, working at the computer for long periods, gardening or after trauma such as a whiplash.

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Sciatica

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

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We can also treat:

  • Circulatory Problems
  • Digestion Problems
  • Inability to Relax
  • Rheumatic Pain

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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.