Osteopathy in Sheffield, Chesterfield and surrounding areas

Author: Lotus Osteopathy

First things first! What position is your neck in right now?! I BET your neck is craned forwards, shoulders hunched, looking at your phone in your lap. For the remainder of this blog I’d like you to elongate your neck, bring those shoulders back and lift your phone to eye level. I bet you don’t feel very Read more…

You’ve just taken part in what feels like a marathon, you’re tired, your hips feel like they’re REALLY about to fall off, your head feels like it’s going to explode, and that horrible nagging pain between your shoulder blades and neck won’t go away? You are not alone! Aches and pains after pregnancy are so common but Read more…

The sciatic nerve is one of the largest nerves in the body, made up of two individual nerves held together by connective tissue; it is a 2cm thick band at its widest! Sciatica usually affects one side of the body, a pain that can span from the lower back all the way to the foot. Some also Read more…

Additional hormones, changes in posture, ligament laxity, and changes in nutritional requirements all put a big strain on the body throughout the nine months of pregnancy. It’s no wonder that it can become an uncomfortable time with common symptoms such as back and pelvic pain, headaches, fatigue, reflux, and swelling just to name a few. Expectant mothers Read more…

One in 225 pregnancies in the UK sadly ends in stillbirth, a statistic that many charities are trying to lower through new research studies. It was not until 2011 that a connection between sleeping position and stillbirth was established, which has led to a large scale investigation by the Midlands and North of England Stillbirth Study (MiNESS) Read more…