• Ask the Osteopath
  • Ask the Osteopath: Temporomandibular disorders (Jaw Pain)

    TMJ pain

    Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are classified as a collection of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions that originate from the Temporomandibular joint (Jaw), muscles involved in chewing and other surrounding structures. (Greene, 2010) It is often put down to problems from the muscles, joints and tendons and is often included as a craniomandibular disorder. Between 3.6-7.0% of the […]

  • Ask the Osteopath
  • The importance on Sleep

    Sleep everyone needs and knows that they need sleep to recover and to function, yet somehow it something in society that is always overlooked. For my masters degree in pain management I have been looking into the effect on sleep disturbances on certain pain conditions. I have to say I knew sleep was essential for […]

  • Running
  • Cardiff 10km Race review

    Cardiff 10k

    The Cardiff 10k was a race that I had really been looking forward to. I wasn’t planning to race this event but support and help my boyfriend, James in achieving his goal of running a 10k. Normally I do my straight runs on my own so it was nice to have the company for a change […]

  • Nutrition
  • How to fuel during exercise

    So despite my best efforts to trying to hold on to summer forever it is unfortunately autumn now. Therefore in running terms the track session is over and it is now the turn of cross country and longer endurance races. As with anything in life change of situation means adaptation and therefore as the races […]

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