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Should you see an Osteopath? 🤔

Do you ever wonder if seeing an Osteopath could benefit you? Have you heard positive stories from friends or family but are unsure how it might help you personally? You’re certainly not alone. Among osteopathy-related questions, “Should I see an Osteopath?” is one of the most frequently searched on Google. Let’s clarify when and why…

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What should I wear for my appointment with the Osteopath?

What should I wear for my appointment with the Osteopath? When it comes to visiting an osteopath, one of the most frequently asked questions isn’t about symptoms like low back pain or sciatica. Surprisingly, it’s “What should I wear for my appointment with the Osteopath?” Given this, here’s our comprehensive guide on what to wear…

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Heat or ice for pain management: which is right for you?

Pain management is a crucial aspect of maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. Whether you’re dealing with a recent injury or chronic pain, knowing how to use heat and ice effectively can make a significant difference in your recovery process. In this blog, we’ll explore when to use heat, when to use ice, and the…

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Injury Prevention Tips: How Sports Massage Can Help You

Whatever the skill level or number of years experience you have as a sports enthusiast or athlete, injuries can happen. It’s very easy to pull a muscle or over-exert yourself while at the gym or going for a run. A lapse of concentration, a foul during a game, or just bad luck can all lead…

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Exploring Different Types of Sports Massage Techniques

Sports Massage therapists make use of many different techniques to aid in injury recovery and improve range of movement. Every type of sport and training requires a different approach when it comes down to massage technique. Therapists tailor their treatment to focus on the muscles that are under the most strain and need the most…

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Our top 5 stretches for lower back pain

If you struggle with low back pain then you probably have a few exercises that you go through to help relieve the pain. You may have been given these by a friend or found them on the internet but are they the right ones to be doing? Every day in clinic we advise patients which…

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Effective stretches to relieve hip and knee pain and improve flexibility

Welcome back to our series of blogs on stretches for common painful conditions. This blog focuses on stretches designed to relieve hip and knee pain while increasing flexibility. As always, our descriptions are paired with video examples to ensure you perform each stretch correctly. Before we dive in, it’s important to note that these are…

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Say ‘Goodbye’ to neck pain: effective stretches you can do at home

Do you struggle with neck pain? Whether it’s from long hours hunched over a computer or from stress-induced tension, neck pain can be debilitating and affect your daily life. At Mid Sussex Osteopaths, we are experts in diagnosing and treating this common condition. A key part of your treatment plan with us would include simple…

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Essential tips for your Mid Sussex Marathon recovery

Congratulations on finishing the Mid Sussex Marathon! Whether you ran one, two, or all three days of the Mid Sussex Marathon, you’ve achieved something remarkable. Now, it’s crucial to prioritize your body’s recovery. Post-race recovery is a critical phase in your marathon journey. While relaxation may be tempting, several important steps can assist and speed…

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Expert tips for your Mid Sussex Marathon last minute preparations

Are you running the Mid Sussex Marathon this weekend? This blog from Sports Massage therapist, Nic Robinson, will give you expert tips and advice for your last minute preparations and for the day itself. Whether you’re doing one. two or all three races, this advice will help you get the most from this fantastic event!…

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Understanding the Role of a Sports Massage Therapist

Athletes of all skill levels can benefit from the expert services of sport massage therapists. Trained specifically to help recovery and recuperation, sports massage therapists also help improve performance and physical wellbeing. Sports massages are an essential part to a training regime, ensuring that athletes are in top form whilst also treating any injuries. Whether…

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