Category Archives for Pain Relief

Osteopathy Hangover

Osteopathy Hangover  The price you pay for enjoying yourself – or punishment for losing control?Hangovers were not infrequent  during my youth. At university in the UK during the eighties drinking too much was almost compulsory. And a crippling hangover was often the result.How many times did I say “never again”?!Only to repeat the same mistakeIt’s as […]

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Stronger But Weaker?

Stronger But WeakerMr GB’s story illustrates a common misconception about back pain.At the beginning of 2016, GB noticed a pain in the middle of his back after playing football. He doesn’t remember anything bad happening during the game. He could have twisted awkwardly or taken a knock. Anyway, the pain was there but not huge so […]

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Pharmacological Miracles Gone Bad

Pharmacological Miracles Gone BadI was born four months before Thalidomide was banned.I remember my mum telling me when I was growing up that I had a lucky escape. She didn’t believe in taking pills. Unlike many, she resisted the seductive advertising they put out for it.They sold Thalidomide as a remedy for morning sickness. When […]

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Remember Your Invincible Body?

​Remember your invincible body?There was a time before pain took control…As a child, or in our teens and twenties. What couldn’t we do! Running and jumping; climbing or dancing.Our body was invincible then. There were no precautions to take. No strapping to wear or medication to swallow. The thing just worked and did our bidding, […]

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RSI Expressway Hero

Here in Bangkok, there are elevated roads called Expressways. You pay a toll to use them.Working at the toll gates is a terrible job. Staff sit for hours on end reaching out of a window with their right arm to grab cash being paid by drivers.Very repetitive.The same movement again and again.Many of the staff […]

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