Teenagers ‘kneed’ to look after their knees: here’s why

Do you have a sporty teen? Or perhaps you are one? You might think that knee pain only affects the older generation, but knee woes are actually one of the most common sporting injuries teenagers suffer from. And there’s stats to back this up. According to the latest facts*, knee pain affects as many as […]

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Endometriosis Awareness Month: Can acupuncture help ease the pain?

Stomach pain endometriosis

With March marking Endometriosis Awareness Month, it seems an ideal time to raise awareness of the positive impact acupuncture can have for sufferers of this chronic and often debilitating medical condition. According to the latest statistics*, endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women in the UK. And celebrities including Amy Schumer, Alexa Chung and Chrissy Teigen […]

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The next global health epidemic is here – it’s called tech neck!


It’s fair to say that we’re a nation addicted to our smartphones. And there are harrowing statistics to back this up. A report* released in November last year revealed that the average person spends around 76,500 hours over the course of their lifetime looking at their smartphone. This equates to approximately 9 years of your […]

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How acupuncture could help rid frozen shoulder

Frozen Shoulder | Denise Callaghan Osteopathy and Acupuncture in Bromley and Orpington

Frozen shoulder – otherwise known as adhesive capsulitis – has been ranked as one of the worst pains to endure, according to the NHS*. The painful debilitating condition makes your shoulder stiff and can cause a constant dull or achy pain in the area. In many cases, frozen shoulder means it is virtually impossible to […]

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Feeling SAD? Acupuncture can help with seasonal affective disorder

If you feel down during the darker autumn and winter months – you’re not imagining it. The weather can have a big impact on our mood. In fact, so much so, there is a diagnosis for it and it’s called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of depression that returns in a seasonal […]

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Is Osteopathy the answer for the walking wounded?

There’s not been a great deal of good news in 2020 but for the humble art of walking, it has been a revolutionary year.  “It’s all we could do.” I hear you cry.  That’s as maybe but figures published in October show that between May and July 2020, 39% of people said they were walking more.  […]

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