Vitamin D- Supplement support including guidance from PHE & NICE plus our thoughts Vitamin D is so important to the health of our bones and immune system, perhaps more so now with Covid-19, than ever before. There have been several reported papers stating that populations with low Vitamin D have been more prone to Covid […]

Turmeric as an inflammation buster Turmeric, often used in cooking, as a colouring agent and food preserve, has also been used for its medicinal purposes for 1000’s of years. In practices such as Ayurveda it is used to assist issues like infections, skin issues and tummy troubles. Research papers report on the use of turmeric […]

Could exercise therapy be key in helping osteoarthritis of the Knee and Hip Wear and tear, osteoarthritic changes, are characterised by disruption and thinning of the cartilage and subsequent bony change. Patients will classically experience pain, stiffness and joint swelling, more often after activity, first thing in the morning and after rest. Both the hip […]

Skiing- looking at ways to prevent injury Now that travel restrictions have eased somewhat, many people may be dashing to make a booking to go off skiing once again. You may have ticked the box for the Covid passport and flights, but have you ticked the box in preparing your body on what it is […]

We have now opened up our online bookings at the practice with our online system Jane App! Appointments with Sue P, Sue B and Diane are still only bookable via the clinic, but booking with the rest of the team can be done at the touch of a button, or should we say click of […]

Our lovely Osteopath, Helen Mayors retires from the team during December 2021. Helen has worked as an Osteopath, Kinesiologist and general font of knowledge with us for over 20 years. During this time she has assisted countless local people remain mobile and living their best lives. Over the past 18 months, due to ‘Covid times’ […]

Spinal Stenosis Spinal stenosis is a condition which affects many people and happens when the space around the spinal cord becomes narrowed. This occurs most commonly in the lumbar region, but can occur in the cervical region too. As the space becomes narrow, there may be pressure on the spinal cord and also the supporting […]

How to set up your bike for a less painful ride Throughout Covid, many more people have taken to their bikes. One key way to improve comfort on your bike is to get it set up correctly so that your body is taking the strain of any exercise evenly and not taking it all through […]

Osteopathy and Indian Head Massage could assist sinusitis problems The sinuses are small air filled chambers which are located above your eyes, around your nose and in your cheekbones. Their function is to warm and moisten the air as it makes its way to the lungs and to trap bacteria. The bacteria can then be […]

Choosing a Mattress that is right for you is so important for a good nights sleep. The old saying of one size fits all certainly does not apply to mattress buying. There is a common belief that for a mattress to be good, it must be firm, but this is not always the case. Here […]