Alpha Health Blog

November 7, 2017

In medicine the term magic bullet refers to a drug that cures a disease perfectly without any side effects. That would be pretty useful right? 

Well, whilst we don’t have a magic bullet for every disease, there is one thing that I would liken to a mag...

September 20, 2017

We’ve all been there, getting up in the morning and feeling like your back just doesn’t want to move. Whether it’s because of exercise the day before or that twinge you felt. There are loads of other reasons, and a stiff back is something none of us...

June 6, 2017

Recently I have been doing some extra work outside of my normal clinic. Over the last year I have had the opportunity to work at various Karate competitions, and hopefully this blog should give you a little insight into my time at one of these compet...

February 18, 2017

Nobody likes having a headache, but did you know that some headaches can be caused by musculoskeletal problems?

Headaches are a complicated subject area, with many potential causes. There are two types of headaches that us osteopaths can help with, te...

February 4, 2017

In a word, yes. 

Meditation has recently become very popular in health and wellness circles. Whilst the practise itself is thousands of years old, it seems that only recently there has been research and proof that it is a beneficial practise for all.


January 22, 2017

Many of you will have read the title of this blog and thought to yourself “yeah, actually I do have achy shoulders, how did they know?” Well it's an easy guess. The majority of people that have worked a desk based job, for an extended period of time,...

November 25, 2016

A common question asked by patients is ‘what’s the difference between you and a Physio?’ or ‘are Osteopaths the same as physiotherapists/chiropractors?’

I’m sure this is something that is asked to Physiotherapists and Chiropractors, just as much as it...

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