What is Osteopathy?

Published on 18 Nov 2015

In this presentation, Osteopath John Yeboah gives a brief explanation of what Osteopathy is. Osteopaths work on a diagnosis and treatment basis, treating your muscles, ligaments, joints and bones to help relieve pains, aches and tensions etc. John Yeboah provides osteopathic treatment in North London, and specifically the Enfield area.

What is a good pillow?

Osteopath John Yeboah answers the question “What is a good pillow?” by demonstrating how your spine is affected when you’re sleeping on different types of pillows. He gives some good advice on how to chose the right pillow in order to avoid neck ache or back pain.

He goes through how soft or firm your pillow should be and the difference between a foam pillow and a memory foam pillow. John Yeboah also uses his knowledge to advice you on a suitable sleeping posture.

The origins of Osteopathy

In this presentation Osteopath John Yeboah gives us a brief history of Osteopathy. He tells us where and when Osteopathy began and how it has been used to ease back and neck pain ever since. He also shares the “first lesson in Osteopathy”.

John YeboahOsteopath at Enfield Osteopathic Clinic

Learn a bit more about John Yeboah, the head Osteopath at Enfield Osteopathic Clinic in North London. In this video he talks about his background, education, passion and experience as an Osteopath in London.

He regularly deals with: Aches & Pains, Joint Pain including Hip & Knee Pain from Osteoarthritis, Arthritic Pain, Acute & Chronic Backache, Back Pain, Mechanical Neck Pain, Headache arising from the Neck, Whiplash associated disorders, Dizziness (Cervicogenic), Frozen Shoulder / Shoulder & Elbow Pain / Tennis Elbow, Musculoskeletal Conditions of the Back & Neck, Circulatory Problems, Cramp, Joint Pains, Stiffness, Lumbago, Sciatica, Muscle Spasms, Neuralgia, Fibromyalgia, Inability To Relax, Rheumatic Pain, Sports Injuries & Tensions.

Lower back manipulation technique – osteopathy demonstration

Osteopath John Yeboah shows us how he treats lower back pain using osteopathic manipulation techniques.

Putting the patient on her side, John applies some pressure and successfully unlocks the lower three joints of her spine. He also makes an assessment whether the lower back ache is due to muscular or joint based tension.

How to choose a good mattress to avoid back pain

Osteopath John Yeboah tells us how to chose the best mattress for your back. He shows us what position our spine should be in when we sleep and how a bed or mattress that is too soft or too hard can ruin this posture and give you back pain.

He also answers how often you should change your mattress and recommends the website www.sleepcouncil.org.uk for more info about how to chose the perfect mattress.

What is the best sleeping position?

Osteopath John Yeboah shows us what the best sleeping position is – on your stomach, on your side or on your back? What is actually the best sleeping position for your spine?

He shows us how a bad sleeping position can make you snore, how it puts pressure on your ligaments and in the worst case, it makes you wake up with sore muscles or joint pain.

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