Osteopathy

Why do people who suffer from IBS and other gastrointestinal dysfunction complain of middle back pain?

Stephanie James, Osteopath at The Forge Clinic Richmond, tells us about her experience of treating middle back pain.

“Not a week passes by without me seeing a patient who complains of middle back pain. After excluding a musculoskeletal injury associated with too heavy lifting at the gym or something else, I often question my patient […]

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Backcare Awareness Week 3rd – 8th October in association with the charity Backcare

Get out and about for a healthier back and a wellbeing bonus: timely advice for Backcare Awareness Week

As it’s Backcare Awareness Week (3rd-8th October) we asked The Forge Clinic’s therapists to give their favourite backcare tips, thoughts and ideas. Here’s what they told us.

Several stressed that getting off the sofa and out in the […]

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Learning from the Olympians: fitness tips to take forward in 2016 and beyond

Following Team GB’s record-breaking performance at Rio, fitness fever is sweeping the nation. But while most of us lack the time and dedication needed for a professional training regime, are there ideas and tips we can take away that can help us get – and stay – fitter post Olympics?

Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson recommends buddying […]

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