Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By chatteris-osteopaths on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries, Tips and Advice.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome This painful condition can affect anyone. You might feel pain or a tingling / numbness in the thumb and forefinger region and your thumb grip may also be weakened. Carpal tunnel syndrome is generally due to the irritation of the median nerve within the bones of the wrist (the carpal tunnel) and it’s irritation […]

Common cycling injuries…and how to avoid them!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Monday, October 1st, 2018 in Cycling, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries, Tips and Advice.

  Cycling is ever-increasing in popularity and is a fantastic way to maintain your weight and boost your health. It is an intense cardio exercise for the whole body! However there are a lot of injuries that cycling can cause – for example around half of cyclists complain of neck pain. Musculoskeletal trauma and superficial […]

The Benefits of Sports Massage

By chatteris-osteopaths on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 in Sports, Sports Injuries, Sports Therapy.

The first thing to say is that sports massage isn’t just for injured people, it’s for all sporty people! The goal of sports massage is to aid recuperation after personal injury or a training session, or to warm-up and relax muscles before exercising or competitions. Sports massage is primarily used to reduce tension and stress […]

Plantar fasciitis – what is it? and how do I get rid of it!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries.

What is plantar fasciitis? This rather lovely sounding condition is caused by inflammation and fatigue of the plantar fascia, a band of tissue and muscle which runs underneath the sole of the foot. The condition can be caused by traumatic damage or injury, or can be because of an accumulation of smaller injuries over the […]