Acupuncture treatment - Recover from illness with acupuncture

Recover from illness with acupuncture

Acupuncture and recovery from illness or feeling rundown How can traditional acupuncture (also known as Chinese acupuncture) help you recover from illness, feel great, and dispel malaise? Traditional acupuncturists are skilled, committed…
Shoulder injury rehabilitation

Shoulder injury to rehab

A clinician's personal journey from shoulder injury to rehab Through personal as well as professional experience I have come to understand the physical and emotional aspects of shoulder injury and the recovery process much more thoroughly. My…
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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the sole of the foot and commonly starting from the heel area. In the past it used to be called also "policeman's heel" as the heel itself bears the majority of the weight while standing in…
Dog running - london marathon injury

Training for the London Marathon? Common Injuries and Treatments

It's that time of the year again, runners start training for the London Marathon - how exciting! We discuss the best course of treatment to prevent injury.
Visceral osteopathy

Visceral Osteopathy - Can Osteopathy Heal Your Gut?

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Visceral osteopathy. The principles behind it. What is Visceral osteopathy? The word viscera refers to the internal organs of the human body that are located within the rib cage and the abdominal and pelvic cavity. Visceral osteopathy is…
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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? 

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…
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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…