SLEEP TIGHT, SLEEP RIGHT

SLEEP TIGHT, SLEEP RIGHT

Hints and tips for achieving a better night’s sleep.  For a happier, healthier you. Sleep is a hugely popular topic of conversation. And with over 60% of us unhappy with the amount of shuteye we get* it’s not surprising that it’s often the first thing we discuss with our partners in the morning – especially… 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 »

Back Care Awareness Week (5th-11th Oct 2016)

Back Care Awareness Week (5th-11th Oct 2016)

Are you giving your back pain the attention it deserves? Treating people with a range of back problems is a mainstay of any Osteopath’s job. Therefore, we welcome a campaign such as Backcare Awareness Week (promoted by BackCare – the National Back Pain Association) that highlights this important public health issue. This year the campaign… Read more »

Video Blog: The Dripping Tap Syndrome

Video Blog: The Dripping Tap Syndrome

Back in June, we posted an article describing The Dripping Tap Syndrome, which aims to explain the reason why many people visit an Osteopath. This month we follow this up with a video blog from Robin explaining further what this means. If you would like to speak to Robin about anything covered within this video… Read more »

What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica (or in layman’s terminology lumbago) is a common nerve pain, which is a symptom of an underlying condition that affects the back, hips and legs. It is characterised by a pain accompanied sometimes by pins & needles and/or numbness and/or weakness in the legs. Sometimes the pain affects both legs, and though it most… Read more »

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