Advice & Exercises

Please browse these pages of advice
from Central london Osteopathy
and Sports Injury Clinic

These pages are continuously being developed, so please return in the future for rehabilitation exercises, how to use ice and heat and other tips that might be useful for you to help sports injuries, work station set-up etc.

But please remember that your specific circumstances might not be suitable for these advices, so feel free to contact us if in doubt before you go head.

Often exercise and advice is only an addition to proper treatment and we will be more than happy to assist you with our best care in ostepopathy, physiotherapy, acupuncture and sports massage therapy in our clinic in Central London.

How do I use ice or heat treatment for pain?

Both heat and cold treatment can help reduce pain, however, it can be confusing to decide which is more appropriate at any given time.

These basic rules may help:
Use ice packs for acute pain, swelling and inflammation.
Use heat for chronic pain.These are general rules but if cold feels unpleasant, then heat may provide more comfort.
Different types of injury need different treatments to heal properly. Ice and heat are not substitutes for medical evaluation and treatment.

Below are clips with advice on work station set-up, posture and rehabilitation exercises by Central London Osteopathy Clinic.
Please remeber that exercises and advice are not substitutes for proper diagnosis and treatment if your injury requires so and exercises must be done carefully and not all are safe to do for each individual, so please seek advice if you are in doubt - we will be happy to assist you.

Advice on how to improve your tennis serve by physiotherapist and former WTA player Susana Tous.

How do I sleep correctly to avoid back pain?

As we in average spend a whole thrid in a bed it is extremely important that you have the correct mattress and sleeping posture.
Many who need to see their osteopath or physiotherapist in London can blame their mattress, pillow or sleeping posture.