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Work Related Injuries

With many people in the area working in the rural environment, we see many patients who have injured themselves at their work. Most often they present with acute symtoms such as joint pain. Mechanisation has eliminated a lot of the manual labou…
Agricutural and Land Management
By habit we tend to adopt a particular posture whilst carrying out our work and quite unknowingly we may be creating a problem. One-sided activates such as digging, use of machinery, or hand or power tools can cause over-use injuries as a resul…
Trades and Manual Work
Sitting in one position for long periods of time is not good for the body, Our bodies need movement and without that, muscles and joints can stiffen and circulation is affected. Carrying bags or laptops on one side can throw the body out and ca…
Office/Sedentary Work
Sitting in one position whether it's on a long journey to meetings up and down the motorway or at the controls of a big earth mover can have its consequences. Jolting of the body as a machine travels over uneven ground can 'shake the body' and …
Driving and Plant Operators
A recent high quality study has demonstrated that paracetamol is no better than a placebo in treating acute episodes of low back pain.
Drivers who fail to wear seatbelts correctly are at risk of injury according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). While most people are fully aware that wearing a seatbelt saves lives, the majority are not aware that the way they sit in a car plays a huge part in their personal safety.
15 MILLION DRIVERS AT RISK OF WHIPLASH DUE TO BAD SEATING POSITIONS