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The sacroiliac (SI) joints are structural joints found on either side of the pelvis. They make up the junction between the sacrum (portion of the tailbone) and the ilium (pelvic bone). Due to their strong weight-bearing properties they are used to support the pelvis. The SI joints also act as shock absorbers and reduce...

Cold weather for many people can often mean painful aching bones, and stiff joints. There are many theories about how winter and colder weather can affect the body, but the exact cause of the discomfort is unknown. This blog discusses what you can do to...

These past couple of years have been extremely stressful for many of us. Many patients do not realise that stress can affect them both mentally and physically. The nervous system, the cardiovascular system, and the musculoskeletal system, are all connected and work together to enable...

As osteopaths, we commonly treat patients for back pain. Every patient’s experience of pain is different, and each patient’s belief in what their diagnosis is, is different. Because of this, we often hear many misconceptions about why back pain has occurred, and how patients believe...

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain throughout body. This condition also causes fatigue due sleep disturbances, as well as cognitive issues. Studies suggest that fibromyalgia amplifies pain sensations by affecting the way the brain and spinal cord process painful and non-painful...

Forward Head Posture (FHP) is a common condition that develops over time. In a normal neutral posture, your ears will be positioned directly above the shoulders, creating a “straight line” down the middle for your body. As the name suggests, FHP causes the head to...

Cycling is one of the best sports you can do for your well-being. It is good for your brain, your heart, and your overall health. Research by the British Medical Journal has found that cycling regularly can significantly lower the risk of many serious illnesses,...

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is an autoimmune disease. The immune system, which is meant to fight off germs and viruses from the body, gets disarrayed and attacks the body’s healthy tissue cells, causing inflammation to the synovium tissue around the joints.   JIA is the most common...

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain. This condition is caused when the tendon inside the shoulder rubs or catches on the surrounding tissue or bone as you lift your arm. It is typically the Rotator Cuff Tendon (RCT) that is affected...

One of the most common sporting injuries that patients experience is a hamstring strain. The hamstring consists of a group of three muscles that run along the back of the thigh, from the hip to just below the knee. These muscles are needed for bending...