acupuncture for pcos

Acupuncture and Nutrition for PCOS

What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is an endocrine (hormonal) disorder and is diagnosed if a woman has two of the three following criteria 1. Delayed or no ovulation and/or menstruation 2. High levels of androgenic hormones (i.e. testosterone…
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Struggling to breastfeed your baby?

Struggling to breastfeed your baby? You are NOT ALONE No one writes a blog about having a newborn when they’ve got a newborn! But my baby is not yet nine weeks old, so I’m just about in the newborn phase and its all fresh in my memory. The…
Hip pain or back pain?

Hip pain or back pain?

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Hip pain or back pain? Don't be misled! Hip joint and lower back are anatomically located very close to one another. Sometimes when we are in pain, it isn't very clear where the source of it actually is and this leads to a misjudgement of what…
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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…
Headache Treatments

Treatments for Headache

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  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)

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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…
Kennington Osteopaths

When and why should you visit a Physiotherapist vs Osteopath

Physiotherapy and Osteopathy - When? Why? Which? We’re often asked what’s the best treatment for various ailments and find there can be some confusion as to whether Physio or Osteo is the best way forward. Either therapy can be used in…