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Christmas: A Great Opportunity to Dance Your Way to Health

I recently read an interview with Carlos Acosta, a Cuban ballet dancer who has been deemed “the greatest male dancer of his generation”. During the interview, Acosta said something that really stood out to me. He was asked, “If a person didn’t train in dance while young, do you think they can still gain suppleness… Read more »

Stress or Something Else? Leading London Osteopath Robin Kiashek Talks Somatoform Disorders

Displaying physical symptoms but struggling to get a definite diagnosis from your GP? Told your suffering from “stress” when you don’t feel stressed? Feeling confused and frustrated by your abstract symptoms? Our leading London Osteopath suggests that psychosomatic disorders should be considered in certain medical cases. The word “psychosomatic” comes from the mind (psyche) and… Read more »

Leading London Osteopath Congratulates Dr Raymond Perrin on ME/CFS Award!

Leading London Osteopath Congratulates Dr Raymond Perrin on ME/CFS Award!

As a London osteopath with a keen interest in ME/ CFS, I was delighted to hear that Dr Raymond Perrin, creator of the Perrin Technique, has won the Research and Practice Award handed out by the Institute of Osteopathy. The first ever national awards ceremony took place last month at their yearly convention where Dr… Read more »

So You Play Sports? London Osteopath Robin Kiashek May Be Able To Help You

So You Play Sports? London Osteopath Robin Kiashek May Be Able To Help You

Many of my patients enjoy participating in different sports, ranging from a hobby of gentle walking to top-class professional athletes whose livelihood depends on peak sports performance. Whatever your own personal level of sports participation, there are three keys to maximising performance and avoiding pain. Warm up and cool down Sports injuries are common and… Read more »

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Paracetamol: Not The Answer To Back Pain

Are you taking paracetamols to try and manage your back pain? If you are then you this may not be the best course of action according to the findings of a group of Australian researchers. The group reviewed 13 clinical trials to investigate the efficacy and safety of paracetamol (acetaminophen) in the management of spinal… Read more »

How Osteopathy Is Organised And Regulated explained by our London Osteopath

As with other medical professionals, osteopaths are regulated. This gives you the peace of mind that the osteopath that you are seeing is well qualified and will conform to a rigorous set of clinical standards to ensure your safety and to ensure that you receive the most appropriate treatment for your condition. To become an… Read more »

neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity – Increasingly The Buzz Word In Neurological Recovery – from London Osteopath Robin Kiashek

We have been taught that the brain cannot be healed. Brain “damage” is permanent. Neurological problems such as Parkinsons are incurable. But what if we are wrong? Norman Doidge is a distinguished scientist, a medical doctor and a psychiatrist. He is also an author. He wrote The Brain That Changes Itself about seven years ago… Read more »

The Joy Of Being

The Joy Of Being – London Osteopath Robin Kiashek Experiences Eckhart Tolle’s Retreat

Recently I attended a retreat in Norway run and taught by Eckhart Tolle and his partner Kim Eng’s. Widely regarded as a spiritual teacher, Eckhart’s books The Power of Now, Practicing The Power of Now, Stillness Speaks and A New Earth have inspired people around the world. While not aligned to any one particular religion… Read more »

Osteopathy Has Come A Long Way Since The Late 1800s suggests our London osteopath W1 N2 N10

In 1874, in Kirksville Missouri, Andrew Taylor Still, himself a surgeon and also the son of a surgeon, became disillusioned by the medical profession. He recognised that, at that time, medical treatments were largely ineffective and he sought a better solution. His goal was to “restore the body to optimum health with minimal surgery and… Read more »

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Some Back Conditions Patients Visit London Osteopath Robin Kiashek For

Four out of five people suffer from back pain at some time in their lives and as many as one in two will experience back pain in any one year. It is one of the most common problems that people experience. The Backcare charity estimates that 5.6 million working days are lost each year due… Read more »

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