Snoring is a very common problem, affecting almost 50% of men and 30% percent of women. It can lead to poor sleep or sleep deprivation, which can heighten your stress response and affect your mental alertness. It also can affect relationships. But what causes snoring? Weakness and loss of tone in the muscular lining in […]
My hands get to the root cause of the headache. Dont let your headache rule your life. Share with any friends who have migraines and jaw or neck issues. They will be so pleased! Life is too short to suffer.
Manual workers need maintenance and it is easy to neglect one's body. Without one's body there is no work. As an osteopath I use my body every day. It is easy to forget to take care and this morning after a long week I woke with shoulder pain and neck pain. I forgot to take […]
Back pain and Pelvic Girdle pain PGP aren’t normal part of Pregnancy. Did you know Osteopaths TREAT in PGP in pregnancy? Call Oxspines Osteopathy in Wheatley 07894 151654 and enjoy this time in your life. PGP/SPD describes pain in the joints, the ligaments and the muscles that make up the pelvic girdle. The pelvis is […]
For many people the sensation of spinning is a debilitating condition and not associated with a good night out or a cycle exercise class or as with many teenagers this week Fright night at Thorpe park or sparklers! It is caused by problems in vestibular (balance) system of the inner ear and, if from the […]
DOG WALKERS NEED REGULAR OSTEOPATHIC CHECKS to continue to be able to walk their dog safely and enjoy these autumn days. This week I have seen three serious dog walking injuries. One squirrel excitement can equal one serious very nasty long-term injury. If you are in top health, strong core and aligned perfectly (and don’t […]
As an osteopath based in Oxford I spend a large amount of my time encouraging and aiding patients to improve their abdominal strength. Good core strength is fundamental to good back health. Reduced tone in the front affects biomechanical chains and puts strain elsewhere. The usual way to promote core strength is to suggest joining […]
Often when taking a case history with a patient suffering headache or neck pain I find they have a clicky jaw. It’s not just backs that can have a slipped disc. The jaw joint is called the temporamandibular joint and is made up of an articular disc. When you hear a click when chewing it […]