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

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

This is a question I am often asked, 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 can get to regularly, and is something you enjoy and can make...
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...
National Fitness Day – walk more EVERY day!

National Fitness Day – walk more EVERY day!

National Fitness Day is in the news this week, not long after the news was full of exhortations to exercise more by walking. Even a brisk ten minutes walk can have more benefit than you realise. Walking is the simplest exercise you can do, you don’t need lessons...
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...