Is pain a catastrophe?

One of the issues as an osteopath we can be presented with is a pain response known as ‘catastrophizing’. This is a situation in which a patient can fear the worst outcomes of their pain and start to develop fear avoidance patterns with their daily activities...

Running & Shin Splints

Shin splints is a generic term for pain felt on the inside and back of the shin bone. The pain normally gets worse during running, although can fade during activity, returning after cessation. So what’s the source of this pain? The bone is surrounded by a membrane...