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Introducing our exclusive Treatment Packages at Not Just Backs…

From the beginning of February - and for the first time ever here at Not Just Backs - a brand new and special range of treatment packages will be available to our patients. Our expert team are dedicated to helping patients get back to optimum health an…
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Got a sports injury? Here’s what your next steps should be...

Winter is still here. The days are short, the nights cold, and our motivation to maintain the health and fitness lifestyle has the tendency to slip. Although you may want to stay in your warm bed, winter shouldn’t be a time to let your fitness routine hib…
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Sports & Exercise In The Winter – How To Avoid Injury

For some people, the winter weather means cosying up indoors and waiting for spring to arrive. For others, it’s the best time of the year to enjoy the great outdoors. It’s vital to stay active throughout the year, but as with any kind of physical activity…
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5 reasons why you need to start squatting

If you're looking for a powerful way to boost your overall fitness and get some serious results – fast – from your workout routine, look no further than performing squatting exercises.
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The Ultimate Gift Guide for those who suffer with joint pain

This is what we all know when it comes to aiding joint pain – exercise, weight loss and good nutrition! Altering your lifestyle to meet these criteria can be tricky, and there is nothing quite like the New Year to think about changes like these.
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Help! I’ve given birth and my back still hurts

The body’s ability to adapt to pregnancy physiologically and structurally is quite remarkable. The whole body has to accommodate the increasing size of the uterus and the increased weight and changes to a woman’s centre of gravity.
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Your disc hasn’t actually slipped

Although a commonly used term, ‘slipped disc’ is actually somewhat confusing and misrepresentative of what happens when a spinal disc is damaged. What is generally referred to as a ‘slipped disc’ is more accurately described as a herniated lumbar disc.And…
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How can osteopathy help a ‘slipped disc’?

There are many ways of treating an intervertebral disc prolapse/herniation. It is generally accepted that during the first six weeks of experiencing symptoms, a conservative osteopathic approach to treatment is followed.
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In a pinch: Why you might be sleeping wrong

Did you know that one of the primary causes of pinched or compressed nerves is sleeping poorly? As most of us spend about the same amount of time sleeping as we do sitting at a desk, our sleeping posture is just as important as our posture when we’re sat …
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Let's talk about fascia

When people complain of a deep, penetrating pain, many people think they are referring to their muscle. In fact, the part of the body that can create these painful symptoms is the fascia.
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In a pinch: Breaking down cervical radiculopathy

A “pain in the neck” is a common phrase used to describe that one annoying thing you are forced to deal with in your life. It could include a specific house chore, work responsibility, or a person you know… A literal “pain in the neck” could also be re…
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Breastfeeding blues

Breastfeeding should be the most natural thing in the world, and for many new mums it is. However, when it isn’t working quite as well as it should it can be hugely distressing for both the mother and baby.
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A real pain in the…

A bit of contention, but we all have big butts for a reason – or compared to your biceps, shoulders or calves anyway! This is because the glutes need to be able to do so much, with the main control being the extension of the hip (i.e. pulling your thigh b…
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BackCare Awareness Week

This week is BackCare Awareness Week. This year’s focus is back pain in older adults, so we we’ve written up a blog which discusses how back pain affects people in later life, and how osteopathy can help:
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3 more extremely common conditions

Last week’s blog proved rather popular with our lovely readers, so we thought we’d treat you with a part two of the most common problems we’re faced with here at the clinic.
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Top 3 most common conditions we treat

Good posture is such a vital component of our lifestyles, and can have more of an impact on health than one might think.
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What actually is good posture?

Good posture is such a vital component of our lifestyles, and can have more of an impact on health than one might think.
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My pain is gone: Why should I continue my treatment?

This is a question we receive a lot, so in this blog, I’m going to address it.
This is a conversation we have pretty frequently here at Not Just Backs- of course, it's kind of understandable. In our first blog of the new month, we're going to address it. … https://notjustbacks.com/blog/2018/09/my-pain-gone-why-should-i-continue-my-treatment/

Osteopathy, Physiotherapy & Chiropractic: A Comparison

If you’ve become a victim of back or neck pain it can be difficult to know who you should turn to. Many people simply don’t understand the differences between various types of treatment available to them and have various misconceptions which can make the …
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How to get a good night’s sleep in a foreign bed.

If you’re heading on holiday anytime soon – or making plans to do so – one of the things to consider is the effect that sleeping in an entirely different bed will have upon your low back and neck area.
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