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...]

Ouch! What to do when you sustain an injury

Ouch! What to do when you sustain an injury   Sprains and strains to muscles and joints often happen when we over exert untrained muscles without warming up properly or try to go beyond a joint’s natural flexibility. Sometimes we feel the … [Read more...]

Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month – May 2016

It is estimated that around 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition in which the usually strong support struts that make up the inside of most bones becomes thinner, which can lead to bones becoming fragile and … [Read more...]

Sitting properly in your car

The perfect car seat for back pain suffereres is yet to be invented. There are many variables, such as weight, height and size, which need to be taken into account when designing an ideal seat. Many of us spend a lot of time travelling in our … [Read more...]

Introducing Fisiocrem

A natural solution for muscles and joints   Last year I was sent a sample of this great product, which I really love, and as a result have decided to stock in the clinic. Fisiocrem is a natural product which harnesses the combined effects … [Read more...]

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is usually described as the manipulation of soft tissue for therapeutic purposes. It uses a combination of five styles of long, flowing strokes, namely: effleurage (gliding), petrissage and kneading, tapotement (rhythmic tapping) and … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Massage

Although pregnancy is a natural condition, it is not always a comfortable one. The physical and emotional changes of pregnancy can be difficult to handle. A mother's body is forced to change its structure to accommodate the growing baby. Muscle … [Read more...]

Is sports massage only for sporty people?

Sports massage is a more specific management, manipulation and rehabilitation of the soft tissue of the body, including the muscles, ligaments and tendons. The techniques used in Sports Massage are more focused thereby ensuring that effective and … [Read more...]

Deep tissue massage – is it for me?

Deep Tissue massage works mainly on the body's connective tissue, or fascia, which wraps, binds, supports and separates all the internal structures, including the skeletal muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, and organs. The aim of treatment is to … [Read more...]

Are heavy school bags damaging your child’s health?

My son started preschool in 2011, and rather ironically the theme of Back Care Awareness Week for that year was focused on the health implications of small bodies carrying heavy school bags. On my daily walk to school I was quite shocked to see … [Read more...]