This post is the second in a series of four and is aimed at helping Charlotte from Benwell in Newcastle upon Tyne, who wrote in asking for help and guidance as her relationship and home life was becoming increasingly unbearable.
Carolyn from Newcastle upon Tyne asks: Hi Claire, I seem to have problems walking about these days. I have a really bad back pain too. One of my friends even asked if I’d shrunk?? I brushed it off till someone else asked the same thing, then she suggested I may have osteoporosis or arthritis. I don’t know much about these conditions or even if I do have them. Can you give me some advice?
Charlotte in Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne asks: Hi Claire, I’m using a false name here but would still appreciate some advice. My husband has been out of work for a while. He’s grossly out of shape, grumpy and spends most of his time in front of the PlayStation.
Hi, and welcome to ‘Ask Claire’ Claire has been an osteopath for several years but her career in healthcare including specialist roles in mental health
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