5 Signs That A Reiki Cleanse Would Benefit You

5 Signs That A Reiki Cleanse Would Benefit You

Reiki is a form of energy healing which works by moving and cleansing the energy in the body’s chakra system. The cleansing and re-circulation of this energy reboots your physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Most of us didn’t grow up with Reiki healing readily available, or even with knowledge of the chakra system, so it’s… Continue Reading

5 Health Benefits Of Reflexology

5 Health Benefits Of Reflexology

Reflexology has been used for thousands of years as an alternative treatment for a wide range of conditions. Both the ancient Chinese and Egyptians documented practices along the same lines as reflexology to treat common afflictions at the time. The treatment involves a practitioner applying pressure to specific areas of the hands, feet and ears,… Continue Reading

Can Acupuncture Help With Weight Loss?

Can Acupuncture Help With Weight Loss?

Acupuncture has been gaining in popularity a lot over the last few decades, with a growing number of studies showing how effective it can be when it comes to pain relief. Researchers that have been on a mission to understand the full potential of acupuncture have found that it is also useful as part of… Continue Reading

5 Benefits Of A Sports Massage

5 Benefits Of A Sports Massage

If you are looking to improve your athletic performance then you should already understand the importance of proper recovery. One way of ensuring your muscles stay in top condition is to have a regular sports massage. Using a combination of various techniques, a good sports massage will be tailored to focus on the muscles groups… Continue Reading

5 Reasons To Consider Trying Acupuncture

5 Reasons To Consider Trying Acupuncture

Stress and anxiety are at an all time high with many people feeling under pressure from the demands of a busy lifestyle. Add to this the extra worries taken on board from simply opening a newspaper or watching the news these days, and it’s no wonder so many of us feel overwhelmed by every day… Continue Reading

Osteopathic Treatment For Osteoarthritis

Osteopathic Treatment For Osteoarthritis

Many of our patients bring in x-rays or MRIs showing ‘wear and tear’ or ‘degenerative changes’ in one or more of their joints. Usually this means they have osteoarthritis. It shouldn’t be a scary word though, because arthritis is actually a normal part of the ageing process, affecting all of us to some degree as… Continue Reading

Cranial Osteopathy for babies and children

Cranial Osteopathy for babies and children

We all started life in utero, have been born and had a childhood. This experience along with our genetic programming makes us who we are.  The journey of childhood informs and shapes how the adult body will develop. It is hugely exciting as an osteopath to be able to help a baby and child to grow… Continue Reading

Congested sinuses and blocked ears can be helped by osteopathy.

Congested sinuses and blocked ears can be helped by osteopathy.

We have recently had an increase in people coming to the clinic with ear problems. Mostly the presenting complaint is of neck,  shoulder and upper back pain and the sinus and ear complaints are relayed to me during the medical case history questions. I have noticed that following an osteopathic treatment to relieve neck muscle tension and… Continue Reading

National Childbirth Trust Classes & Pregnancy Yoga

National Childbirth Trust Classes & Pregnancy Yoga

We  have NCT classes in our yoga studio on sundays. These classes are for pregnant women and their parteners to prepare them for the birth and baby. For more info go to www.nct.org.uk/. The classes are held by Amy Kuofor, who is also teaches Hypnobirthing classes. Pregnant women may also be interested in Pregnancy yoga.… Continue Reading

Ovarian cancer often misdiagnosed

Ovarian cancer often misdiagnosed

Osteopath Abby Mulholland recently gave an eye opening talk on the misdiagnosis of ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is often misdiagnosed for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBS diagnosis is most prevalent in people in their twenties and thirties. If a woman over 50 presents with new onset of IBS like symptoms, it is important that ovarian… Continue Reading