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Mark Wilcox

From everyone at Bannerdale Osteopaths we would like to wish Mark Wilcox a very happy retirement. Thank you for all you have done in the world of Osteopathy over the past 40 years. Your hard work and dedication have inspired a generation of Osteopaths in the city and beyond. You will be sorely missed by […]

osteo vs physio

What is the difference between Physiotherapy and Osteopathy?

This is a question we are asked frequently, and the truth is that Physiotherapy and Osteopathy have a lot more in common than they differ. As far as I am aware, there are no comparative studies to suggest physiotherapists are better than osteopaths or that osteopaths are better than physiotherapists. It really comes down to […]

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A Message from us…

This is a long one and was originally emailed out to patients, but I think it’s important that everyone can see this. A message to you from Steven Ojari, Director, Bannerdale Osteopaths 23rd March 2020: “As the situation is evolving, it is becoming more and more difficult to justify keeping physical appointments available. Osteopaths are […]

Are you worried about NHS wait times?

If you are. the good news is that we can help. Bannerdale Osteopaths offer same day, early morning and evening appointments meaning that most of our patients will wait less than 24 hours for treatment.
Not only do we offer fast access to treatment and expert diagnosis, but there are a range of other benefits too.

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Principle Osteopath of the Year 2016

We are so happy to announce that… …Our very own Steven Ojari has been shortlisted for a national award from the Institute of Osteopathy. Sheffield born Osteopath Steven Ojari has been shortlisted for the category of Principal Osteopath of the Year at the Institute of Osteopathy‚Äôs annual awards show. The awards ceremony is taking place […]

How does osteopathy work?

How does Osteopathy work?

How does Osteopathy work? Osteopathy is an effective way to relieve aches and pains without the need for medication or surgery but so is physiotherapy and chiropractic. So how does osteopathy work and why should you see an osteopath for your complaint? Osteopathy is a patient centred approach, the same is true in principle for […]

Osteopathy and Sciatica.

Osteopathy and Sciatica

Osteopathy and Sciatica What is Sciatica? Sciatica is commonly used to describe pain traveling down the back or side of the leg. Sciatica is not a diagnosis, it is a term used to describe irritation to the sciatic nerve, the cause of this irritation in about 90% of cases is due to intervertebral¬†disc damage (1). […]

What is Osteopathy?

What is Osteopathy?

What is osteopathy? Osteopathy is a hands-on healthcare approach helping people suffering from pain and issues arising from the framework of their body, this includes their muscles, joints, bones and nerves. Osteopathy uses a variety of techniques usually including; massage, stretching, mobilisation and joint manipulation with home exercises to prevent re-occurrence. An osteopath aims is […]