Reformer Pilates

Treating Tendinopathy with Pilates

How does Pilates help with tendinopathy? Quite often we see patients with tendinopathy, it is a condition stemming from the tendons.  Tendons attach muscles to bones and also transmit forces from muscles to bone.  Tendinopathy covers a…
pelvic girdle pain in men

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Men

Pelvic girdle pain may often affect women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby. But can it affect men too? The answer is yes. What is Pelvic Girdle Pain? Pelvic pain is a general term that broadly refers to pain experienced in the…
can massage help headaches

Can massage help with headache? 

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Massage and headaches This week we are back to our series about headaches as we explore the use of massage to help with headaches. According to the World Health Association, almost half of the adult population have had a headache at least…
avoiding back pain - back to school

Back to School - Avoiding Back Pain for Kids

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(This week's post was written by Melissa Andrews, one of our senior paediatric specialists.) It is often said that children can learn at optimal levels only if they are healthy. So, can pain affect attention span? Back to school back pains With…
acupuncture for headaches

Acupuncture for headache management

Headache series 3 What is acupuncture and how can it help with headaches? Acupuncture is a component of traditional Chinese medicine and it involves inserting hair thin needles into specific body points to promote the body's recovery processes. The…
headaches, psychotherapy and counselling

Headaches, Psychotherapy and Counselling

Headache series 2 How Psychotherapy and Counselling can help with Headache? Did you know that more than 10 million adults suffer with headaches, which account for as many as 1 in 25 GP consultations?  In fact up to 1 in 50 people may suffer…
can osteopathy help manage headache

Can Osteopathy help you manage headache?

Headache series 1 Yes - Osteopathy can help you manage headache According to the British Association for the Study of Headache (BASH) headache is a problem likely to affect an estimated 40% of the UK population at some point in their lives.…
Massage for Pelvic Girdle Pain

Massage for pelvic girdle pain

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Using Massage to Manage Pelvic Girdle Pain July has been massage month and to finish off our third blog post in the series we would like to raise awareness about Pelvic girdle pain, or PGP (previously known as symphysis pubis dysfunction or…
Pregnancy massage

What is pregnancy massage?

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Pregnancy Massage Pregnancy body massage is a term that identifies any hands-on treatment during or soon after pregnancy. The changes that women's body encounters during pregnancy are mainly of two natures: biomechanical - to do with the…
Sports Massage

Sports Massage and management of injuries

How does Sports Massage help with training and injury? Whether you are an amateur runner training twice per week or a professional athlete competing at the Olympics, your body functions in the same way and above all it injures in the same way.…