Take a walk!

Take a walk!

Walking is the simplest and best exercise you can do. You don’t need lessons or special equipment or membership or fancy clothes. Even a brisk ten minutes walk can have more benefit than you realise. You only need comfortable shoes and maybe a coat if it’s...
“Should I do Yoga or Pilates, or something else?”

“Should I do Yoga or Pilates, or something else?”

What is the best exercise to do? Should you do Yoga or Pilates ? I am often asked this question, and the short answer is YES you should do Yoga. Or Pilates. Or something else. Does it matter which one you do? That depends. Depends on whether you can find a class you...
What Osteopaths do that the NHS doesn’t.

What Osteopaths do that the NHS doesn’t.

Nine things Osteopaths do that the NHS doesn’t. NHS staff are skilled and dedicated people who work very hard on behalf of patients and do a brilliant job. Unfortunately, the NHS is such a big complex organisation and is often so overstretched that they can’t do...
Do you get enough sleep?

Do you get enough sleep?

Do you feel like you sleep well every night? Most of us these days don’t get enough sleep, and it’s more important for our health than we realise. Matthew Walker’s recent book “Why we Sleep”* makes very interesting bedtime reading. He points out that it is a...
Love the skin you’re in!

Love the skin you’re in!

Protect and check your skin to prevent one of the most common cancers. In the UK, 100,000 new cases of skin cancer are detected each year, with more than 2,500 people dying annually. The occurrence of the most fatal of skin cancers, malignant melanoma, is rising...
The truth about back pain treatment.

The truth about back pain treatment.

In a recent series of papers published in the scientific medical journal The Lancet a team of international researchers examined the evidence for all kinds of treatment for back pain to establish which are the best and most effective. This has been widely reported in...
Research Matters!

Research Matters!

Why does research into Osteopathy matter? Research matters because these days research is applied to all medical treatments to ensure that they are effective. The old “snake oil” cures are a thing of the past. Nowadays we have what’s called...
Osteopathy Works!

Osteopathy Works!

Has Osteopathy helped you? Do you value your local Osteopath? Do you have a positive experience to share?#OsteopathyWorks is a national campaign to raise awareness about how Osteopaths can help people of all ages improve their health by asking you to tell us all about...