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IS THE WEATHER MAKING YOU SAD?

IS THE WEATHER MAKING YOU SAD?

The clocks have gone back and as well as signalling the onset of shorter days, it can also trigger what has affectionately been dubbed the ‘Winter Blues’ – or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). But what is SAD, how do I know I have it and what can be done to tackle it? What is SAD?… Read more »

TAKING THE STRAIN OUT OF NECK PAIN

Taking the strain out of neck pain

Teenagers constantly checking their mobile phones, employees hunched over computer screens all day and silver surfers feeling the after-shocks of years spent at a desktop, the sharp discomfort of ‘tech neck’ can strike at any age.  Neck pain associated with badly positioned screens in offices, sedentary lifestyles and looking down – attractively double-chinned – at… Read more »

HEADACHES: TYPES & TREATMENTS

HEADACHES: TYPES & TREATMENTS

Most of us have experienced headaches at some point in our lives.  They can be painful, debilitating, annoying and worrying.  But they also come in many forms.  So, what are the causes and how can we relieve the symptoms? Headaches are not always as straightforward as you may think, in fact there are over 150… Read more »

Do Something Different!

Do Something Different!

Someone once mentioned to me that “we are the sum total of the decisions we make in life” Did you see Chelsea Cameron on Victoria Derbyshire’s show when she thanked her drug-dependent parents for all the things they DIDN’T do for her as a child and the choices she made subsequently?: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38825332 With this in… Read more »

How to help relieve pain from Rheumatoid Arthritis during winter

How to help relieve pain from Rheumatoid Arthritis during winter

Almost every one of us knows somebody who suffers from Arthritis, and of the most common statements you’ll have heard those friends or family members make is that their symptoms worsen in the winter. Indeed many people who have the condition go to warmer climates for a holiday at this time of year to lessen… Read more »

How Yoga Can Help Back Pain

How Yoga Can Help Back Pain

As a practising osteopath in London I see a number of clients each week that experience back pain, in varying forms and severities. For these clients I am able to provide a comprehensive treatment plan and we work together over a number of sessions to treat the problem. In addition to treatment provided by myself… Read more »

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Perrin Technique – NHS Research

STOP PRESS:  NHS Research findings 2016 – 9th Perrin Technique Conference for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The push for Evidence Based Medicine seems to be a double edged sword – without a double blind trial supporting a claim of efficacy, as required by The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), one is unable to make claims for a… Read more »

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body

You may remember that I recently wrote about the BBC programme The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs. Along similar lines I recently attended a workshop based on Cure: A Journey Into the Science of Mind over Body which is a bestselling book by Jo Marchant. Just some of the questions posed throughout the book include:… Read more »

The doctor who gave up drugs

The doctor who gave up drugs

So who has been watching on BBC1 a two-part program called The Doctor Who Gave up Drugs? For those of you who have not watched this program, it is a must watch (only a few days left for episode one!) A two-part social experiment Episode one is the first of a two-part social experiment in… Read more »

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