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...]

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...]

Treating patients as individuals: A review of a patient with Multiple Sclerosis

When a patient walks through the door of a clinic and tells you that they have been suffering with a chronic illness such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), this can be a daunting experience for any practitioner. The question that runs through my head … [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...]

A new baby

Hello again! I am sorry for the radio silence on my blog but I have been busy. I welcomed my darling baby boy into the world at the beginning of 2015 and as all parents know they take over your life. He is 16 months old now and whilst I have been … [Read more...]

Improve your brain power!

There is a lot of media coverage about early onset dementia and the increase in prevalence of Alzheimer's in our society. I think that if we all sat back and thought about this scary fact that we might take better care of ourselves. The question that … [Read more...]

Welcome to the new and improved treatment room

As many of my past and current patients know, the old treatment room was at the back of the property and was only accessible through the kitchen. When I first opened the practice in 2009, it made sense to use the smaller back room as I was only … [Read more...]

Onions are no crying matter

It’s coming into winter time now and this year’s onion crop comes to market. Though the onion is unsubtle and mouth-burning, especially when served raw, when gently sweated down they can be incredibly sweet. Patience is required when cooking onions; … [Read more...]