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E is for exercise. And endorphins.

As a regular (three days a week) swimmer I was extremely pleased when my local pool reopened last month.  Like many, I did my best to keep up with my exercise over lockdown and managed to cycle regularly.  But the swimming left a hole.  Which I did my best to fill with donuts! So as […]

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CFS/ME recovery

Robin was recommended to me by Dr Perrin. The treatment has made me realise how important it is to calm down my sympathetic nervous system in order to overcome chronic fatigue. Robin has achieved this. He is an excellent osteopath and a sympathetic practitioner

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – is this the legacy of Long COVID?

There’s an increasing amount of anecdotal evidence from people suffering from Long Covid.  This is where symptoms remain for much longer than the suggested two week period and are often accompanied by issues outside the officially recognised cough, fever and loss of taste or smell.  These most commonly include debilitating fatigue, breathlessness, muscle aches and […]

Look after your spine in 2020

How to Keep a Healthy Spine Did you know that back pain is one of the most common reasons for  sickness absence in the UK* According to the Office of National Statistics, an estimated 141.4 million working days are lost each year to sickness or injury.  With musculoskeletal problems – including back pain, neck pain […]