Osteopathy West London: What is the difference between OA and RA?

What is arthritis and what can we do about it?

By Asiah Ahmed
What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in joints. It can occur in one or multiple joints affecting any age.

Arthritis is an umbrella term for several conditions and there are many forms, the two most common being Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. In the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other similar conditions that affect the joints.

Osteopathy West London: What is the difference between OA and RA?

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Rotator Cuff Injury

What is a rotator cuff injury?

By Asiah Ahmed

You may often hear osteopaths and other manual therapists mentioning the “rotator cuff muscles” when explaining shoulder pain. However patients are often left confused about what this actually means. In a nutshell, a rotator cuff injury is an injury affecting one of the four muscles that act to stabilise and control the shoulder.

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