Entries by Robin Kiashek

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]