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

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?

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.…
Kennington Wunda chair pilates

How does the Wunda Chair work?

The “Wunda” chair really does work “wonders” What is it? Originally designed by Joseph Pilates himself as one of the comprehensive and versatile pieces of pilates equipment. It is basically a box with pedals attached to springs, providing…
Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

What is Pelvic Girdle Pain? Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) can be an extremely uncomfortable condition that causes acute (brief) or chronic (ongoing) pain in the buttocks, groin, lower back or pubic area. It used to be called SPD (or symphysis pubis…
Headache Treatments

Treatments for Headache

  Headache affects nearly everyone at least occasionally. It is a problem at some time in the lives of an estimated 40% of people in the UK and one of the most frequent causes of consultation in both general practice and specialist clinics…
Repetitive Strain Injury RSI

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is RSI, who’s at risk and how to treat and prevent it. What is RSI? Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term used to describe the pain felt in muscles, nerves and tendons caused by repetitive movement and overuse. It most frequently…
neck pain

Neck Pain

Neck Pain: What is it? What causes it? How it can be treated? Neck pain is one of the most commonly treated musculoskeletal complaints in primary care and it can be disabling to varying degrees. Research shows that two-thirds of the population…