Getting old: is it painful?

When I first became an osteopath, I remember lots of people saying “Is it mostly old people you see?”.  Funnily enough, it wasn’t.  I didn’t see that many elderly people, certainly not a disproportionately large number.  (If anything it was disproportionately fewer).  But I know why people said it.  It seems to be a prevalent…

What to tell children about drugs

You might have noticed that even though this is ostensibly an osteopathy blog, I venture off-piste quite regularly.  This is partly as there is a wealth of innovation and research going on in related fields, which I think osteopaths should be aware of, but also as we have a marvellous opportunity to educate our patients. Not…