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Tips and advice about osteopathy, sports injuries, back, neck and other aches and pains as well as preventative measures, straight into your in box. Or just read our blog.

Fact Sheet for New Patients

When visiting an osteopath for the first time, it is natural to feel a little unsure of what to expect. Read our Fact Sheet for New Patients to find out more…

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Summer Newsletter 2022

Our Summer Newsletter 2022

In times like these we need to take care of ourselves so this month we’ve been focusing on health and wellbeing in clinic with patients and with our blogs.

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Sports Massage? On a Sunday?!

New to Mid Sussex Osteopaths: from this weekend, we’re running a Sports Massage clinic on alternate Sundays. So, if you’ve had a tough training run or ride over the weekend, or just fancy a deep soft tissue massage in an air-conditioned room (!), book in with Jeremy this Sunday. A great end to the weekend…

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What if sport is causing your back pain? 🤦

Summer’s with us, and it’s looking like time to get out there and be active! And, after all, we all know that regular movement is the best way to keep our bodies fit and pain free. But what if sport is causing your back pain! Let’s look at a few of the most popular activities……

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Pain in the Neck

I don’t know how to tell you this…….You’ve got a fat bowling ball head! But don’t worry, we all have. Your head is seriously heavy – around the same weight as a bowling ball. When you bend your head forward, that’s some serious work for the neck to hold it up and stop any topple…

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Health and Wellbeing focus - Newsletter 2022

Our Spring Newsletter 2022

In times like these we need to take care of ourselves so this month we’ve been focusing on health and wellbeing in clinic with patients and with our blogs.

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Exercise. Where to start and why bother? 🤔

Everyone except you seems to be doing it, even your parents are doing it! Obviously I’m talking about exercise…..Whether it’s running, cycling or hitting the gym. Haywards Heath is a town where a lot of people exercise. Which is good, right? Well, yes, unless you’re the one thinking you really should be exercising but are…

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Drink up people!🥤

We’re always told that we need to drink more water and hydration is definitely a cornerstone of health. After all, we’re made up of 60-70% of the stuff and virtually every process in the body depends on water in some form. We’re all taught that in school but what are the real life effects of…

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More simple steps to improve your health and wellbeing

Our last blog looked at improving physical wellbeing. Here, in the second of our blogs on health and wellbeing, our Osteopath Emily Colaluca looks at some simple steps to improve aspects of your mental and social wellbeing. ‘Health’ used to be thought of as being free of illness or disease, we now understand that health…

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Simple steps to improve your health and wellbeing

So, how are the January resolutions going?!  Many of us decide to make some lifestyle changes in January to improve our health and wellbeing. More often than not, this involves a new or improved fitness regime. Whether that’s joining a gym, signing up to Couch to 5K or changing diet, there are many ways people…

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What should I wear to see an Osteopath?

What’s the term most searched for looking into Osteopathy? Low back pain? Sciatica? Nope. Turns out it’s ‘what should I wear to see an Osteopath’.  High time for a blog on then especially after then receiving an email from a patient asking the very same question ahead of her appointment. Definitely time for a blog!…

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