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...]

Osteopathy and getting older

Osteopathy & Getting Older Retirement can bring time for leisure, travel opportunities and interests to the older person. This is the chance to take up those sports and activities that you never had time for whilst working and bringing up your … [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...]

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...]

A glass of milk a day may delay knee osteoarthritis in women

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) currenly has no cure, but new reserach shows that drinking milk every day has been linked to reduced progression of the disease. The researchers also found that women who ate cheese actually experienced an increase in … [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...]

The Amazing Omega-3

There is so much information in the press about the benefits of Omega-3's on your health. It is hailed as the drug of choice, but do beware: a new study suggests that you can have too much of a good thing, so stick to two portions of oily fish a … [Read more...]

Berries Galore

A few weeks ago I decided to clear out the courtyard, replant my pots and try something new…. growing strawberries with my 6 year old son. It is now early June, and we have had our first fruit. These strawberries were delicious and my son hit the … [Read more...]