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01371 875217

Great Dunmow Osteopathy Clinic 

Angus Hellier BSc (Hons) Ost

Coronavirus update:

The clinic will be open from Monday 18 May, afternoons - please call 01371 875217 to book an appointment, online booking is NOT currently available

Sports injury through the ages

 

Tumble tots to 18 years:  Growth

These are the growing years and need careful attention;  the number one problem is too much too soon. Precocious early development is a false horizon and can lead to mismanagement of young athletes to the uninformed and will lead to crippling chronic problems in the future. Failing to reach potential and creating chronic injury and mental health issues for the future of the child athlete.

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Sports Injury Clinic

18-30 years:  Competition

The essence of competition is taking more pain than the opposition to achieve victory!  Operating at  a competitive level inevitably means you are in the red zone and this is where injury will occur. Prevention and applying professional standards  of conditioning are essential to achieve the goal.

 

30 years and over: Health/maintenance and sustainability

Biological evolution lets us down and now we are in the business of trying to keep what we have, at a time of life that becomes increasingly busy with work commitments and family.  In the 21st century, technology now drives evolution from this point and with improved medical interventions it is adding decades to our lives!  The question for all of us is what quality of life will that be?