Optimal Osteopathy Blog

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Avoid The Mouse Trap(izus)

Many hours spent at a desk day after day can build up a whole host of problems, many of which involve the use of a mouse. Find out more about how repeated use of a mouse can cause pain in the Trapizus muscle and how your Osteopath can help to manage it. 

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Ice Vs Heat

Although the evidence is a bit up-in-the-air when it comes to the right time to use ice and heat. Here are some handy tips on which to use and when. 


Not for everyone. Give them a try and see what suits you! 

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You Don't Snooze, You Lose

If you don't snooze, you lose.

Everyone knows the feeling after a bad night’s sleep, from irritability to lacking productivity, but longer lasting sleep disruption can have a much more significant effect on both our mental wellbeing and our physical health. Regular poor sleep increases the risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes, and can lead to shortened life expectancy.

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Knee noises

Curious to learn more about why your knees click and what's causing it?

It isn't as complex or serious as what you may think.

Find out more here as well as how your Osteopath can help.

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