Category: London Osteopath W1 N2 N10

Plastering over the cracks!

Hot weather and subsidence – what’s actually going on in your body?

Happily, this long run of glorious weather looks set to continue for at least another month. But it’s got me thinking about a favourite analogy that I use in clinic which, oddly enough, relates to subsidence! Homeowners in London will be only too aware of this pest, which occurs when the ground moves downwards beneath… Read more »

Road to recovery signpost

Patient patients: an Osteopath’s dream

The ‘Next Day Delivery’ culture of expecting results at the click of a button is becoming increasingly prevalent.  Whether it’s online shopping, crash diets, or intensive driving courses, we’re all eager for immediate solutions and not so keen to wait for results.  And our approach to recovery from injury is no different. At Robin Kiashek… Read more »

Frozen Shoulder – Let it Go!!

Frozen Shoulder – Let it Go!!

There’s no official correlation between cold weather and the debilitating condition that is a frozen shoulder (although the body will generally tighten when the temperature drops which can adversely impact injury).  But with five percent of adults developing this problem (which can take up to four years to resolve without treatment) at some point in… Read more »

IS THE WEATHER MAKING YOU SAD?

IS THE WEATHER MAKING YOU SAD?

The clocks have gone back and as well as signalling the onset of shorter days, it can also trigger what has affectionately been dubbed the ‘Winter Blues’ – or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). But what is SAD, how do I know I have it and what can be done to tackle it? What is SAD?… Read more »

TAKING THE STRAIN OUT OF NECK PAIN

Taking the strain out of neck pain

Teenagers constantly checking their mobile phones, employees hunched over computer screens all day and silver surfers feeling the after-shocks of years spent at a desktop, the sharp discomfort of ‘tech neck’ can strike at any age.  Neck pain associated with badly positioned screens in offices, sedentary lifestyles and looking down – attractively double-chinned – at… Read more »

SLEEP TIGHT, SLEEP RIGHT

SLEEP TIGHT, SLEEP RIGHT

Hints and tips for achieving a better night’s sleep.  For a happier, healthier you. Sleep is a hugely popular topic of conversation. And with over 60% of us unhappy with the amount of shuteye we get* it’s not surprising that it’s often the first thing we discuss with our partners in the morning – especially… Read more »

Do Something Different!

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… Read more »

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