A recent article in the Guardian highlights the dangers of looking down at a phone or tablet for long periods. Read Article
I am seeing more of this in patients and have long advised people about the perils of long periods on laptops, phones ... Read More
Congratulations to Caroline and Mark Livesey for their magnificent results at the Iron Man Triathlon World Championships in Kona last month. For many it would be enough to just complete the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle and 26 mile run, but this Harrogate based couple competed with the ... Read More
Congratulations to the patients who I have been treating in their preparations for London Marathon. They all finished in fantastic times and needed little putting back together again. They have also managed to raise considerable amounts for their chosen charities - so well done again.
Harrogate Osteopath David Annett competed in the Yorkshire Warrior event again this year. A muddy challenge over 10 miles involving around 30 obstacles. It was a great team effort with Pip, Rich, Ruth & Haley - finishing in the around 250th out of over 1900 participants. Plenty of aching legs, ... Read More
Last weekend Osteopath David Annett took part in Cumbrian Commotion - an adventure race organised by Trail Plus. It was a tough challenge with my team mates with 7 miles of muddy running, 15 miles of muddy mountain biking and a short canoe on Coniston water. Congratulations to all my ... Read More
I attended a talk last night by Spinal Surgeon Manoj Krishna. This involved listening to when surgery is indicated and case studies where patients had been having pain for over 15 years and were pain free after PLIF surgery (Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion). This involves removing the disc and bolting ... Read More
Osteopath David Annett is supporting Movember by growing a mustache and ran the 10k Leeds Mo run in Roundhay Park last Sunday. Movember is a charity which raises awareness of Men's Health Issues including testicular cancer and prostate cancer.
Any donations would be gratefully appreciated and can ... Read More
Osteopath David Annett successfully completed the Northen Tough Mudder Challenge in Skipton on 7th September 2013. He joined team mates Rich, Ralph, Andy, Ruth, Hayley and Pip in a 12 mile extreme assault course which included the artic enema - a plunge into iced water, crawling ... Read More
Yesterday I had two clients with neck injuries who were keen swimmers. They used to use swimming as their main exercise and had helped them maintain their weight. Due to turning their head in swimming front crawl they were unable to swim as it was too painful.
I had an idea ... Read More