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Rochester Osteopath Clinic raise over £850 for local charity
Rochester Osteopath Clinic raise over £850 for local charity

City Way Health are delighted to present local charity with £868!   City Way Golf Clinic heald their annual Charity Golf Day in July...

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10 ways to fit more exercise into your busy day
10 ways to fit more exercise into your busy day

Everyone’s time is precious. And as a result exercise or fitness is usually the one thing that gets neglected as we “Simply don’t...

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11 Simple Repetitive Strain Injury prevention tips
11 Simple Repetitive Strain Injury prevention tips

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is caused by prolonged repetitive hand movements, such as those involved in using a computer or machinery. Symptoms...

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Top 12 tips to help prevent Hamstring injuries
Top 12 tips to help prevent Hamstring injuries

Whether you are an athlete or you occasionally workout, tight hamstrings put you at risk of hamstring injury and back pain. By making a few...

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8 things you don’t know about your weight
8 things you don’t know about your weight

We highlight 8 things you may not know about your weight   Sleep matters If you are lacking good quality sleep you will tend to...

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Two simple Daily Hamstring Stretches
Two simple Daily Hamstring Stretches

Hamstring stretches ARE important and can be easily incorporated into your day (even at work!) Tight hamstring muscles can lead to LOWER BACK PAIN...

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New Osteopath Joins City Way Health Clinic
New Osteopath Joins City Way Health Clinic

George Berrett graduated in 2018 as an Osteopath from the European School of Osteopathy.   Aged 22, he is an enthusiastic individual...

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Part Time Massage Therapist required
Part Time Massage Therapist required

Experienced Deep Tissue / Sports Massage Therapist required for busy, well established and friendly Rochester based Osteopath...

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6 common exercise injury mistakes
6 common exercise injury mistakes

You will not be the first or last person to be guilty of making at least one of the following mistakes when it comes to injury. However, listening to...

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10 tips to help you stay healthy on holiday
10 tips to help you stay healthy on holiday

Our Rochester Osteopaths share 10 tips to help you stay healthy on holiday  Of course it’s important to make the most of your...

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Job opportunity for Part Time Receptionist
Job opportunity for Part Time Receptionist

 Our busy Rochester Clinic is looking for a Part Time Receptionist to join our gorwing team. 18 - 23 hours per week - weekdays and...

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City Way Charity Golf Day coming soon
City Way Charity Golf Day coming soon

Following the success of previous year's, we are excited to hold our 2019 Charity Golf Day on Thursday 18th July at Bearsted Golf...

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Are you putting too much stress on your body when running?
Are you putting too much stress on your body when running?

Try our top 5 tips to prevent running injuries The majority of injuries we see are due to repetitive sport such as running or cycling and are...

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26 things you can try to help prevent back pain
26 things you can try to help prevent back pain

Our team of Rochester Osteopaths reveal the top 26 ways to help prevent back pain Maintain good posture by sitting upright, with your...

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How to maintain healthy feet for walking
How to maintain healthy feet for walking

General tips for helping to keep your feel feeling great and preventing injuries  If you are going on a long walk, prepare well ahead....

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Osteoarthritis: 6 Best Treatment Options
Osteoarthritis: 6 Best Treatment Options

Our Consultant Physiotherapist in MSK Ultrasound & MSK Medicine Suresh discusses the causes, symptoms and treatment options for...

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City Way Health Clinic Annual Charity Golf Day
City Way Health Clinic Annual Charity Golf Day

We would like to invite you to join our 2019 annual Charity Golf Day It's that time of year again!    The annual City...

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Seven of the most popular back pain questions
Seven of the most popular back pain questions

With over 80% of us affected by Back Pain, we address seven of the most popular questions asked    When should I go and see...

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10 reasons why gardening is good for your health
10 reasons why gardening is good for your health

Years of research show that there are endless physical and mental health benefits to gardening. With increasing obesity and mental health levels,...

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What is K Tape and how can it benefit you?
What is K Tape and how can it benefit you?

What is K Tape and how can it benefit you? Our Rochester Clinic has been using Kinesiology Tape (K Tape) for years, as the benefits are...

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8 Massage Ball Exercises that you need to know about
8 Massage Ball Exercises that you need to know about

It’s time to welcome those tiny spikey (albeit scary) massage balls into your life, as we show how they can help alleviate pain, increase...

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How can you help to manage your stress?
How can you help to manage your stress?

April is Stress Awareness Month and despite this running for 20 years there’s still a long way to go. According to the Mental health...

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8 popular Sciatica myths busted
8 popular Sciatica myths busted

Sciatica IS common and affects a number of people of all ages and abilities. Yet it is also surrounded by a number of myths. Sciatica is pain...

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5 expert tips to ease pregnancy back pain
5 expert tips to ease pregnancy back pain

Back pain is one of the most common pregnancy ailments as it can affect up to 75% of women who are expecting. The pain can be caused by a range...

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9 fitness myths to start ignoring today
9 fitness myths to start ignoring today

As we know there is a lot fitness advice out there that won't actually help you meet your goals and could actually do more harm than good! So...

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Why it’s important to check your child’s shoe size
Why it’s important to check your child’s shoe size

By City Way Podiatrist Jay Lall One of the most important things you can do for your child’s health is to make sure their shoes fit...

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Top 10 mistakes people make at the gym
Top 10 mistakes people make at the gym

We highlight the top 10 most common mistakes that people make at the gym.   You don't wipe down the machines or...

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Are sprains and strains the same?
Are sprains and strains the same?

You are not alone for thinking this. The two conditions are often confused when it comes to describing overstretching or tearing of soft tissues in...

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Why is walking one of the best forms of exercise?
Why is walking one of the best forms of exercise?

When it comes to losing weight and improving our health, there is still the old fashioned stigma that walking isn't going to do...

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Squashing those neck pain myths
Squashing those neck pain myths

Neck pain is on the increase…FACT. This is due to a combination of longer working hours and the increase use of technology.   And...

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How can obesity affect your foot health?
How can obesity affect your foot health?

Obesity is one of the biggest health problems facing the UK and it’s our lower limbs and feet which bear the brunt of being...

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Our team share simple health tips that you can start today
Our team share simple health tips that you can start today

Here’s some health tips and advice that you can start today from our team at City Way Health Clinic   Lead Sports Therapist Chris...

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Setting the record straight about Osteopathy
Setting the record straight about Osteopathy

Here’s our attempt to address some of the many misconceptions about Osteopathy:   Myth 1: Osteopathy isn’t common and there...

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Here’s what I learnt after my first marathon
Here’s what I learnt after my first marathon

I had always looked at people running marathons before I attempted mine and thought; "It can't be that hard can it?". I had done...

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8 top tips to help prevent back pain
8 top tips to help prevent back pain

Back and neck pain creates a physical and emotional strain in many of our lives with four out of five people in Britain being affected at any...

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How to help protect your body
How to help protect your body

Know your body Understanding your body can sometimes help you to put the right protection in place to help protect your body from potential...

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5 top benefits to exercising outside in the cold
5 top benefits to exercising outside in the cold

Can there really be any benefits from exercising in the cold?   It’s tough to get motivated this time of year and as a nation we are...

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Hot Stone Massage: Luxury or necessity?
Hot Stone Massage: Luxury or necessity?

We would like to prove that a Hot Stone Massage is actually a necessity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Many associate a hot stone massage with the...

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Osteopathy and Migraines
Osteopathy and Migraines

Migraine is the most common neurological condition in the developed world. Research shows that Migraine affects over eight million people in the UK...

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How to embrace exercise carefully
How to embrace exercise carefully

This time of year can be the perfect opportunity to look at reviewing your exercise regime to protect and benefit you for the colder months...

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Spot Light on Osteopath Chris Allen
Spot Light on Osteopath Chris Allen

We delve into the life of our Osteopath Chris to find out more about him...   What three traits define you? Chilled, Determined,...

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10 ways to beat the Sunday Evening Blues
10 ways to beat the Sunday Evening Blues

The time has come again and with so many of us battling the “Sunday Evening Blues”, we have 10 quick steps that may help you deal with...

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Top 10 benefits of exercise
Top 10 benefits of exercise

Everywhere we look we are faced with an array of advice and tips on how to get fit for the summer. If you see exercise as a chore, which to be honest...

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9 things you need to know about your back
9 things you need to know about your back

The number of people affected by back pain in the UK is increasing…and coupled with that are the countless myths and misconceptions about...

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Spot Light On Osteopath David Kennett
Spot Light On Osteopath David Kennett

What three traits define you? Hard working, energetic & conscientious   What’s one thing you couldn’t live...

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When to speak to an Osteopath about your back pain
When to speak to an Osteopath about your back pain

It’s affecting your sleep If your back pain is worse at night time, when you are resting, then you should seek advice. Sleep, especially...

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7 things you would only know if you had a sports massage
7 things you would only know if you had a sports massage

No pain. No gain A sports massage is not a “Cosmetic” or “chill out” treatment and many are put off as they think...

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9 things you would only know if you have seen an Osteopath
9 things you would only know if you have seen an Osteopath

Osteopathy is not all about clicking bones The Osteopath uses a palpation, a highly developed sense of touch, to assess areas of weakness,...

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Back pain awareness week
Back pain awareness week

Did you know that it’s Backcare Awareness Week from 8th - 12th October?   The aim of the week long event, is to raise...

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Tops tips for a healthy pregnancy
Tops tips for a healthy pregnancy

Here are my top ten tips on how to stay healthy during your pregnancy: Eat little and often. Regulating your blood sugar level will help with...

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Pain Management & Injury Relief
Pain Management & Injury Relief

Source: Pain Management & Injury Relief Chronic pain affects people in many ways. While almost everyone knows that chronic pain puts...

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Lifting the lid on Pilates
Lifting the lid on Pilates

Research out recently concluded that taking drugs for back pain is largely pointless. "Scientists found that taking Anti-inflammatory...

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The Digital Detox
The Digital Detox

"A Digital detox” is a period of time during which a person refrains from using electronic devices such as smartphones or computers,...

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All you need to know about Achilles Tendon Injuries
All you need to know about Achilles Tendon Injuries

The importance of the Achilles Tendon is often overlooked. According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, “the Achilles Tendon...

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Case study: Plantar Fasciitis
Case study: Plantar Fasciitis

Case study: Plantar Fasciitis Our patient: 35 year old male Cross country runner Trained up 5 times a week with a mixture of running...

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All you need to know about Runners Knee.
All you need to know about Runners Knee.

What? Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), or runner’s knee, as you may have guessed is a common injury among runners.  The high and...

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How soon can I start running again after having a baby?
How soon can I start running again after having a baby?

Your body will have been through so much over the past 9 months so enjoy these rare precious moments when your baby is born. It is important to...

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The 8 biggest back pain mistakes to make
The 8 biggest back pain mistakes to make

So we’ve summarised the top 8 mistakes many people make when it comes to back pain.    1. Searching for one magic solution In...

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Spot light on Osteopath Tom Fuller
Spot light on Osteopath Tom Fuller

What three traits define you? Sporty, laughter and meticulous. What’s one thing you couldn’t live without? My Dog. What is the one...

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24 mistakes runners cannot stop making
24 mistakes runners cannot stop making

How many of these can you tick off? Training through an injury…even though you know you shouldn’t Going out too fast Ignoring...

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All you need to know about Shin Splints
All you need to know about Shin Splints

Shin Splints…the bane of many sports persons lives. What? Shin Splints can refer to lower leg pain that occurs below the knee either on...

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Reformer Pilates: What is all the fuss about?
Reformer Pilates: What is all the fuss about?

If you enjoy Pilates then we think you will love Reformer Pilates! Many people are quite scared of the Reformer when they first see it as it looks...

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How to help prevent your child from developing back pain
How to help prevent your child from developing back pain

It is reported that almost 75% of children in the age range of 8 to 12 years complain of back pain. Almost 5,000 children every year go to the...

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How to avoid gardening injuries
How to avoid gardening injuries

Without tempting fate, warmer months are approaching.   This means that many of us take to the garden to get it ready to enjoy in the...

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Mental Health problems are rare...
Mental Health problems are rare...

This is a myth, as mental health affects us all.  How we think and feel about ourselves and our lives can impact on our behaviour and how we cope...

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Spot light on Chiropodist Jay Lall
Spot light on Chiropodist Jay Lall

Spot light on Jay Lall...   What three traits define you? Caring, friendly, hardworking What’s one thing you...

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Why bother with a massage?
Why bother with a massage?

So we’ve summarised the top 8 mistakes many people make when it comes to back pain. Searching for one magic solution In many cases,...

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