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First Trimester of Pregnancy

Your first trimester is THE TIME to start thinking about BABY PREHAB! In your first trimester you might feel completely normal, completely dreadful, or somewhere in between. Managing fatigue and nausea (without letting on why) is not just…
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Can physiotherapy help with fertility?

How can osteopathy, physiotherapy, massage and acupuncture help with fertility? At every stage of conception whether assisted or natural, the function of your, and your partner's, reproductive organs needs to be in good shape. Just like…
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…
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.
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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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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…
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.…
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…