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...]

NICE headache pills – look at the alternatives before you pop a pill

It has been revealed that more than one million people in Britain may be suffering from constant, crippling headaches because they are taking too many painkillers, experts say. The pills people take to relive headaches and migraines may be making … [Read more...]

What is the difference between osteopaths, chiropractors and physiotherapists?

This must be one of the most frequently asked questions asked by patients at a first appointment or, when considering making an initial appointment. In order to give you an unbiased opinion of the differences, listed below is the information provided … [Read more...]

Reduce back pain by quitting smoking

Patients with severe back pain who quit smoking report less pain than patients who continue to smoke I came across this interesting research produced by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and could not wait to share it. For years, … [Read more...]

Welcome to ZEST Health Osteopathy & Family Care!

Welcome to the Zest Health Website. My aim is to make the site informative, yet succinct, and to give you an idea of what services I offer. I am a firm believer that it is important to embrace the mind-body-soul model from early life right … [Read more...]