• When I first consulted Amanda I was suffering from RSI that was preventing me from doing my job as a writer. My right wrist, arm, shoulder and back had seized up and I was unable to type. The pain had not been alleviated by several months of physio, wearing a wrist brace, applying ice packs and taking large quantities ...read more
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    Myofascial Release – the medicine of the 21st century

    Myofascial release is a hands-on bodywork technique that works on fascia with a positive understanding of the energies and emotions that shape physical health. Amanda Oswald Myo = muscle Fascia = the main connective tissue in the body Release = to let go, ease pressure Fascia is the main connective tissue in the body, forming […]

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    Acute v Chronic Pain – what is the difference or are they just the same thing?

    Pain is something we have all experienced but we may not give much thought as to how or why we feel pain until it happens to us. Most people have heard of acute and chronic pain. Acute pain may seem obvious, as it sounds urgent and is the immediate pain we feel when we hurt […]

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    Myofascial Release for Back Pain in Leeds

    The festival season continues and, after a very enjoyable weekend at the York Health & Healing Festival in April, Pain Care Clinic will be at the Leeds Health & Healing Festival on 16th & 17th July 2016. With over 75 exhibition stands, the Leeds Festival has something to offer everyone interested in complementary health approaches. […]

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    Myofascial Release Therapy in Ilkley, Yorkshire

    Pain Care Clinic is delighted to announce the opening of our latest massage and myofascial release clinic in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Ilkley Pain Care Clinic is located at the Ilkley Healing Centre, conveniently close to the town centre, with easy road and rail links. Amanda Oswald, owner of Pain Care Clinic, said “We opened our first clinic in Yorkshire in […]

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    Myofascial Release for RSI in York

    Following a very enjoyable and successful weekend at the Ilkley Complementary Medicine Festival, Pain Care Clinic will be at the York Health & Healing Festival on 16th & 17th April 2016. With over 95 exhibition stands, the York Festival has something to offer everyone interested in complementary health approaches. This will be our first year […]

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    Health insurance for myofascial release?

    I’m often asked by prospective new clients whether myofascial release is covered by private health insurance. My usual answer is that they need to ask their health insurer. This is because different insurance companies take very different, and sometimes contradictory, approaches. For example, a multinational insurance company may cover their US client under a US […]

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    Myofascial Release & Massage in Leeds, Yorkshire – New

    Pain Care Clinic is delighted to announce the opening of our new massage and myofascial release clinic in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Here in Headingley, Leeds Pain Care Clinic is conveniently located close to the city centre, with easy road and rail links to the rest of Yorkshire and beyond. Amanda Oswald, owner of Pain Care […]

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    NDPH – It’s Not All in Your Head

    What is NDPH? Recently I have seen an increasing number of people with a diagnosis of new daily persistent headache – NDPH. NDPH tends to be diagnosed when a headache develops suddenly in a person with no previous history of headaches or migraines. The symptoms can mimic migraines and/or chronic tension headaches and, as the […]

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    Myofascial Release for Prostatitis

    Over the past year at the Pain Care Clinic we have noticed a marked increase in men of all ages enquiring about myofascial release as a treatment for prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Enquiries have been from men in their 20s to their 80s, and there seems to have been three main factors influencing […]

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    New Harley Street Premises & New Prices for Pain Care Clinic

    Pain Care Clinic is crossing the road to new Harley Street premises for the New Year. One of the challenges of working in Harley Street is finding suitable clinic space at a price that makes appointments affordable for clients. So we have been disappointed that what started out five years ago as pleasant clinic space […]

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