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Dance Healthcare Practioner award announced

One Dance UK hosted shortlisted nominees, sponsors, supporters and leading lights from the dance sector last night for a sparkling awards ceremony at The Great Hall at Leeds Beckett university. Karolin Krell, Osteopath and Physiotherapist, won the Dance Healthcare Practioner award. Karolin Krell trained as a Physiotherapist in Germany at the renowned Asklepios Scoliosis Clinics Katharina Schroth (International Academy Asklepios Clinics). Karolin also studied at the British School of Osteopathy in London, the largest and oldest school in the UK for four years to graduate with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy. Additionally to being a Physiotherapist and Osteopath she further… Read more ›

New research finds that many back-pain patients aren’t receiving the care they need

The Lancet have published a series of papers on low back pain, calling on medical professionals worldwide to stop offering ineffective and potentially harmful treatments to patients. The research states that people with low back pain are being harmed, not helped, with an over-reliance on scans, surgeries and opioid prescriptions to treat a problem that could be more effectively addressed with self-management and less-invasive physical and psychological therapies. Low back pain is the leading cause of disability in the world, effecting more than 540 million people.  Disability caused by low back pain has risen by more than 50% since 1990.… Read more ›

Back off: how to cure the commuter’s curse

This interesting article with reference to osteopathy, looks at the posture of commuters in London:  

Common back pain myths

Osteopath Anna Roberts, takes a closer look at some of the common myths around back pain, find out more below: