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...]

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...]