Alec Tinker Osteopath in Yorkshire – Back pain, Rehabilitation, Sports Injuries

Kinesiology Taping: Rocktape™

Kinesiology Taping: Rocktape™
Kinesiology tape is a form of therapeutic tape developed in the 70’s by chiropractor Kenzo Kase. He wanted to create a tape that would aid joint movement and facilitate healing as opposed to common tape used to restrict joint movement. Rocktape is a brand of kinesiology tape which was originally aimed at endurance athletes such as cyclists, r [...]

Barefoot running, weird and crazy or ...

Barefoot running, weird and crazy or normal and natural?
Today we live in a society of unhealthy overweight people. In the UK 65% of men and 58% of women are overweight and even more shockingly around three in ten boys and girls (aged 2-15) were classified as being overweight or obese in 2011. One of the ways the western world is trying to combat the obesity epidemic is through exercise.  Running h [...]

Osteopathy, is that bones?

Osteopathy, is that bones?
This is by far the most common response when I say what I do.  My usual reply is something along the lines of, “yes, but so much more. Put simply it’s a bit like in between a physio and a chiropractor.” (more…)