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Are health and fitness apps making us ‘appy’ or stressing us out?

Optimal Health & Wellbeing Maintaining optimal health & wellbeing has always important. But never before has there been such a focus on its significance. “The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has changed all aspects of life – health & wellbeing included,” Osteopath Robin Kiashek said. “The closure of gyms and restrictions on non-essential travel has forced us all […]

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The difference between an Osteopath and Chiropractor

‘What is the difference between an Osteopath and a Chiropractor?’ A frequently asked question for many Osteopaths. There are a handful of similarities between the two professions, but also differences in terms of their philosophy, patient assessment and the way they treat patients. And it’s useful to understand how each operates when you are considering […]

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Osteopathy and the value of face-to-face contact

Osteopathy face-to-face This year, the healthcare sector (along with many other industries) has been forced to embrace online technology in a bid to stop the spread of COVID.  GP surgeries and hospitals have conducted video diagnoses.  Some Osteopaths and physiotherapists have provided virtual exercise sessions. Telemedicine – caring for patients remotely without a physical therapist and […]

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Tension-type Headaches: How Osteopathy Can Help

Tension-type headaches Headaches occur in an estimated half of all adults worldwide.   They are the third highest cause of’ time lost to ill health’ around the globe, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). It’s believed there are more than 150 different types.  But if the steep rise in Google searches is to be believed […]

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International Men’s Day 2020 – could masculinity be the death of men?

International Men’s Day on 19th November celebrates the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities.  This year’s theme is ‘better health for men and boys’. It goes without saying that as an Osteopath, health is a topic I’m very passionate about. But time and time again, I’ve seen first-hand how reluctant […]