Monthly Archives: April 2012

Osteopathy in Paddington at reduced prices for NHS patients

Patients often ask if osteopathy is available via the NHS. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. So Body Foundation Osteopaths are now offering reduced prices for osteopathic treatment if you are referred by your GP. Your first appointment will cost £45, and subsequent appointments £40, up to a maximum of 6 appointments per referral. All we […]

National Gardening Week brings back ache and knee pain for some

It’s National Gardening Week here in the UK, and people across the land will be suffering back ache, knee pain, elbow pain, and more besides in their pursuit of a trim lawn or decorative border. Minor aches and pains can be a perfectly normal consequence of physical activity, particularly if it’s an activity to which […]

Physiotherapists banned from touching patients with back pain

A story published in the Metro today has caused a bit of a stir. Apparently the healthcare provider Principia Rushcliffe is preventing physiotherapists in the Rushcliffe area of Nottingham from touching some patients with back pain. Needless to say, patients are upset, and physiotherapists are reportedly worried that this guidance will spread across the country. […]