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...]

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...]

Make a healthier pancake today

Today is traditionally called Shrove Tuesday, but in Britain, it is commonly termed ‘Pancake Day’. For most of us, it gives us a good reason to indulge in eating more than we should! The average pancake tops 300 calories and around 12g fat. Here are … [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...]