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WORK TREATMENT

01844 354 737
07973 297 438
PHONE DAVID GRAY OSTEOPATH:
01844 354 737
07973 297 438
or email him:

Chinnor_Osteopath

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DAVID GRAY - OSTEOPATH__Work Professional Treatment

Risborough Osteopath

WORK & REPETITIVE STRESS & STRAIN

Symptoms may take months, even years, to develop.

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Initially, only a slight ache may be felt.

But as RSI progresses more marked pain interferes with everyday activities.

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  • COMPUTERS PAIN

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    SHOULDER-NECK-LOWER BACK-PAIN

    Osteopathic perspective of Computer Use


    • Make your computer back-friendly


      • If you use a laptop use a separate keyboard & mouse


      • Take care with your chair


      • Keep moving (Get up every 30 minutes)

    • The aim is to give you a some advice in sitting appropriately in front of your computer & work posture suggestions, contact David for an appropriate assessment

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    Make your computer back-friendly Sitting badly in front of a computer for hours on end is storing up trouble


    • The body can tolerate being in one position for only a short period of time before you feel the need to adjust, your posture

    • Positioning monitor, keyboard and mouse correctly can help to ensure good computer posture & the proper chair is essential.

    • Repetition – performing the same movement over & over again, can also lead to muscle fatigue or injury, especially if your body is badly positioned.

  • WORK PAIN

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    BACK-SHOULDER-PHYSICAL-ACHE

    • David is skilled at discovering underlying causes of pain.

    • Trained to have a thorough understanding of anatomy & physiology, he uses his hands to investigate & treat injuries to the ligaments, muscles and joints.

    • Poor posture can contribute to daily aches & pains whether you lift heavy loads, sit at the PC incorrectly or drive for long periods.

    David is available to assist in prevention, reducing the risk of Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

    Which are the most common occupational illness in Great Britain.

    • The pain and distress of a MSD (whether work-related or not) may have a huge impact on all aspects of an individual's life, which may also lead to depression & anxiety regarding their condition.

    • Absenteeism from employment may result in loss of income & a resulting increase in stress.

  • EMPLOYMENT

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    PAIN AT WORK

    David's osteopathic treatment can help both the employee & therefore the employer.

    • David facilitates rapid access to treatment preventing or reducing sickness absence & allow employees to benefit physically from early intervention.

    • Treatment for the individual may also include guidance on work station ergonomics; postural advice; manual handling advice; self help exercises, & other management advice for reducing the risks of further future injuries.

    Osteopathy aims to relieve pain and improve mobility, function & general health, helping to keep you in gainful employment in as much of a safe & pain free condition as possible, allowing you to maintain a better quality of life.

  • WORK ABSENCE

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    Long periods of work without a break, sitting on an uncomfortable seat or at a poorly arranged workstation, make RSI more likely.

    Computer keyboards & mice, gaming handsets, hand-held games, mobile phones & PDAs can all be culprits.

  • WORK COSTS

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    • Musculoskeletal injuries such as back, muscle pain & repetitive strain injury (RSI) are the main causes of sickness absence.

    Back pain alone results in 120 million days' absence each year costing British Industry over £6 billion in lost production, with almost 75% of this due to time lost from work.

  • ASSESMENTS

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    At my clinics I see a lot of office workers complaining of spinal & shoulder pain, caused by office posture, which is why I provide advice on things like screen & seat height.

    I provide simple exercises that encourage some movement over the course of the day, so we can avoid you needing to visit the clinic repeatedly.



Spinal manipulation is effective for low back pain (BEAM trial, 2004)
Government guidelines recommend osteopathy for
persistent low back pain (NICE, 2009)

'he is committed to his patients and his goal is to address issues as quickly as possible'

There are many causes of low back pain. An assessment can be very beneficial if you have been suffering from pain for a while, or have recently had a baby, or are about to take up or change an exercise regime.

Nearly always people can be helped, by carefully prescribed GENTLE, Osteopathic treatment & advice.

The most appropriate integrated treatment, is always discussed, understood & agreed, before we begin.

Where conditions are named in this site, it is either because there is research into that particular condition, or to serve to illustrate the kinds of symptoms which might respond to treatment.

Ankle & foot Treatment with David benefits from his professional experience to identify & treat all problems of the feet, ankles & hips as well as treating the many causes of knee pain.

David will explain to you what treatment you'll need, how to speed up your recovery & when you can return to your regular activities & sports.

He may prescribe special exercises together with treatment to increase your joint mobility & performance.

Together with stretching your muscle groups accordingly, strengthening weak muscles, to restore muscle balance.

David will explain to you what treatment you'll need, how to speed up your recovery so you can best return to your regular activities.

'His helpful exercises between appointments have contributed to an overall sense of well being and decrease in back pain.'

There are many causes of pain. An assessment can be very beneficial, especially if you;

• have been suffering from pain for a while • have recently had a baby • or are about to change an exercise regime

David consults & cares, for all walks of life professionally treating from; young to older people, also manual workers, office professionals, sports people, pregnancy & babies or children.

'The Support you have given me through the last 2 years, helped my body cope with the enormous strain of 2 very close together pregnancies Thank You.'

Shown to be effective & safe Medical Acupuncture for:

The most appropriate integrated treatment, is always discussed & agreed, before we begin.

David provides optimal clinical management, integrating your motor & sensory function.

Providing neuromuscular rehabilitation; post-surgery (shoulder, hip, lower back, feet & more)

DAVID GRAY - OSTEOPATH_____________Caring Professional Treatment

David does not rely on isolated therapeutic interventions.

Having good experience, enables him to provide an integrated & effective treatment. Being the most appropriate for you.

David's excellent diagnostic abilities and his holistic approach to treatments have benefited all my family tremendously, whether the consultations have been for sports injuries, work related strains or chronic ailments.

Osteopathy together with Acupuncture, is available as a system, of diagnosis & treatment, for a wide range of conditions.

‘I am now walking and living pain free for the first time in 3 years’

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In regard to pain, David takes a thorough history with consultation, guiding his examination. This determines for any individual the quality, duration & origin of this condition, how it uniquely affects you & how best to provide treatment.

After 35 years of back pain and severe sciatica I am now trouble free and just go back to him for a top up every six months or so

He has sorted out various ad hoc (eg cycling/laptop related) back, hip and neck problems

TEL: 01844 354 737 / 07973 297 438

Osteopathic treatment is effective for people whose pain is seriously affecting their ability to carry out daily activities & who understandably, feel distressed & need help coping.

There are many causes of low back pain. An assessment can be very beneficial if you have been suffering from pain for a while, or have recently had a baby, or are about to take up or change an exercise regime.

DAVID: Risborough_Osteopath

01844 354 737

07973 297 438

OR EMAIL HIM

Chinnor_Osteopath

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