Hot or Cold Treatment

A common question we’re asked by patients in pain is whether they should use an ice pack or a hot water bottle to help them get better. The answer, as it often is, is ‘it depends’. Understanding the mechanisms of how temperature works to aid healing will help with knowing when to use these things and why we nag you to do so.

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Prostate Cancer CPD

The prostate gland envelopes the urethra, which is a tube that drains urine from the bladder. The gland sits just below the bladder and its primary function is to produce the fluid that nourishes and transports sperm (seminal fluid). The prostate changes shape, which facilitates the mechanical with between urination and ejaculation.

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Do you get tingly fingers or tightness in your neck?

Experienced osteopath Carlo Dore, from Back on Track Healthcare explains…

“As a clinician, when a patient presents with pain, I try to work out what dysfunction is occurring in their body which may be causing the discomfort. We look for the cause rather than just treating the symptoms.”

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Dry Needling

At Back on track Healthcare, our osteopaths use a variety of techniques, but have the option for certain adjuncts- dry needling being one of the most popular and is offered by Associate Osteopath, Harry Hovell.

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