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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 […]

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E is for exercise. And endorphins.

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 […]

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Bigger, brighter and better: the new Robin Kiashek Osteopathic Clinic in Linen Hall

Osteopathic Clinic London My Central London Osteopath clinic has been based in Linen Hall on Regent’s Street for 14 years.  So, I’m pleased to announce that I’ve recently moved into a much bigger, brighter and roomier clinic in the building. Osteopath Treatments in Linen Hall The fabulous new-look clinic provides me with additional space (particularly […]

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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 […]