How much physical activity should I do?

We all know we should stay active, but how much is enough and what level of activity is appropriate? The guidelines will differ slightly depending on your age, but everyone is advised to do some physical activity every day. This should include … [Read more...]

The benefits of keeping active

We all know that we should be physically active and that exercise is exercise is essential if we want to live a long and healthy life. If you want to know how good being active can be for your health then read on…   It has been medically … [Read more...]

Help! I’ve got sciatica!

Do you have an excruciating shooting sensation going down the back of your leg? Do you have numbness or weakness down the back of your leg. Does it keep you awake at night? Do you find it difficult to do your normal daily activities because of … [Read more...]

Dry January – what’s in it for me?

So dry January is upon us, and after the indulgences of Christmas parties and New Year’s Eve, this may come as a welcome blessing for some. For others, who may need a little more persuasion to let go of their favourite tipple for just 1 month, here … [Read more...]

Are heavy school bags damaging your child’s health?

Added note: We're now in 2019 and I'm still seeing the same issues on the school run! My son is now in secondary school and heavy bags and bad posture are even more rife than was the case in primary school. Please take 5 minutes to read my post below … [Read more...]

What’s the difference between Hot and Cold therapies?

Many people are confused as to which type of short term relief is beneficial to relive pain, and with good reason, as it very much depends on the type of injury.   If there has been a recent injury, then COLD is a good way to help reduce … [Read more...]

Zest Health is at the Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Aylesbury

Zest Health has opened a new clinic in Weston Turville, at the Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Aylesbury. I am very excited to be offering both osteopathy and massage appointments to all members and non-members on Wednesdays. I look forward to … [Read more...]

Zest Health is new to the Aylesbury Area

Zest Health is now at home in Aylesbury! My family and I moved from the big city to the beautiful village of Weston Turville in the summer of 2018, and now that we are all settled, I am setting up a new Osteopathic clinic which will provide … [Read more...]

We’re moving to a new premises

The time has come for Zest Health to move onto a new premises. Myself and my family are relocating to Buckinghamshire for a quieter life in the countryside, with more space for my kids to play and be children. I have been working in Hanwell since … [Read more...]

I’m Registered! Out with the old and in with the new.

The General Osteopathic Council have issued registered osteopaths with  a new logo to display on all media and advertising. The old 'Safe-in-our-hands' logo is no longer in use.  The new logo is attached to this blog for you to see. The logo used by … [Read more...]