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Frida Kahlo pain management

Art in the management of pain!

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Pain is a very personal experience, it isn't something that shows up on a scan or that can be objectively measured. Putting pain into words can be very difficult and as much as we try, it is often hard to convey the right type of sensation to…
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…
Assisted Birth and Paediatric Osteopathy

Assisted Birth and Paediatric Osteopathy

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If the delivery is taking too long, obstetricians will usually recommend an assisted birth, using ventouse or forceps to help deliver your baby.
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…
Pelvic Floor Rehab

Pelvic floor rehabilitation in women's health

Pelvic floor rehabilitation in women's health  - by Ana Aguila Pelvic floor disorders are common in women, from young age until after menopause. Their dysfunctions include incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, painful sexual intercourse…
Pilates

Pilates for scoliosis, how does it help?

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Pilates for scoliosis, how does it help? - by Chrisen Hall Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. The severity of the curve differs from person to person and scoliosis is very common in the UK and it affects all ages. According…
ptsd symptoms

How does massage help PTSD, stress and anxiety?

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How does massage help PTSD, stress and anxiety? - by Kimberley Pledger Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is classified as a mental health diagnosis for which the primary treatments are anti-psychotic and anti-depressant medication…

Unsettled babies and osteopathy

Unsettled babies and osteopathy  - by Laura Wheatley, MOst, Diploma of Paediatric Osteopathy People often ask us how osteopathy can benefit babies and wonder how our approach in treating them compares with treating adults.  Far and…