Author Archives: Kieran Chhabra

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

So the post-Wimbledon tennis fever remains and the countryside has gone mad with people playing cricket on village greens all over Surrey, but with all this racquet sport and the throwing of cricket balls, what is the effect on our shoulders? What is Frozen Shoulder? Everyone has heard of the term “Frozen Shoulder”, but what…

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ACL Injury Rehabilitation

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

We have often hear of this injury-  an “ACL tear” or “cruciate ligament rupture”, but what exactly do these terms mean and how would we know if we have sustained an injury? Anterior cruciate ligament anatomy Let’s have a look at the anatomy to become familiar with the knee joint. The knee is a generally stable…

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High Heels

The Impact High Heels has on the Body

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Cranial Osteopathy Treatment

What is Cranial Osteopathy?

Cranial Osteopathy (Craniosacral therapy) is a very gentle speciality within Osteopathy, which is particularly useful for the treatment of children. Cranial Osteopathy can be helpful if a child has had a difficult birth or for those “unsettled” babies and children. Cranial Osteopathy works with the body’s involuntary mechanisms, helping to restore a calming balance to…

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Chiropractor or Osteopath

Chiropractor or Osteopath?

Chiropractor or Osteopath? Who should you see? Which is better? What in fact is the difference between the two therapies? These are questions that are asked by patients at our osteopath clinics on a daily basis. There are some historical differences in the philosophy of the two professions, but what most people want to hear…

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Baker’s Cyst

We are frequently asked in practice, “What is a Baker’s Cyst?” or “What is the best treatment for Baker’s Cysts?” People have often heard of the condition, but aren’t exactly sure what the symptoms are. In essence, a Baker’s Cyst (sometimes also called a Popliteal cyst) is a fluid-filled swelling that develops at the back…

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Knee Joint Pain

Knee Joint Pain

A lot of people who suffer with knee joint pain are not aware that there are actually many causes of knee joint pain – not all of which are bony in origin. For example, pain at the back of the knee may be related to a swelling known as a Baker’s Cyst. Alternatively there may…

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Cycling Injuries

Get Rid of Cycling Injuries Once and For All

Cycling injuries are now more and more common as cycling has become one of Britain’s’ fastest growing sports over the past decade. I recently took part in a “festival of cycling” event called the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100. This was a mass participation amateur cycling sportive, which started at the Olympic Park in Stratford and…

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Back-Pain-at-Desk

Avoid Back Pain With These 13 Tips

At my Wimbledon Clinic this week I have had several patients reporting in with similar back pain. In all these cases, the main cause of their back pain symptoms has been from sitting at their desk in a bad position from 9 to 5 each day. Unfortunately, if you work at a computer all day…

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Claygate-5KM

Stretching Helps Prevent Aching Muscles

Aching muscles after the Claygate Cross Country 5 mile run? What should we be doing with our muscles to minimise damage? Earlier this month, just around the corner from our Hinchley Wood Clinic, Claygate in Surrey hosted its annual 5 mile cross country running race. With participants of all shapes and sizes, ranging from competitive…

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