Pregnancy plans derailed by 2020? Have you considered Acupuncture?

COVID has, understandably, dominated the headlines in 2020.  But outside the hand washing, distancing and mask wearing, people still have plans.  And, for some, this may include having a baby. Sadly, around 1 in 7 couples may have difficulty conceiving. And with NHS fertility services having been suspended for a period earlier this year, some […]

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Back pain, backpacks and back to school

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After much debate and discourse, the schools are finally back.  It’s all very different of course – with bubbles, one-way systems, distancing, masks and sanitiser.  Many schools are advising that pupils make less use of their lockers – taking books and equipment home each night in case they need to isolate, or a local lockdown […]

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Knee Pain

For the past few weeks I have been suffering from pain in my knees — alas osteopaths aren’t immune from aches and pains! I think the soreness in my knees is a result of my makeshift lockdown gym, but it has got me thinking about this most important and delicate of joints… The knee is […]

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Nutrition for fertility

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Across my work treating fertility issues, a question I am regularly asked is “what should I eat to help me fall pregnant”. Just as stress levels, sleep and emotional health can have major impacts on your hormonal balance, circulation, cell ageing — and, therefore, fertility — so can your diet. Acupuncture for fertility courses that […]

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How things have changed!

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It was the end of January that Elizabeth and I were in Cambodia.  At the time the people of Cambodia were upset that this new coronavirus was affecting tourism from China.  Within days of us being in the country, the borders with China were closed.  When we travelled home all the cabin crew were wearing […]

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Do you have a disproportionate response to injury?

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Patients often attend the practice with severe pains due to a relatively minor injury, this may be due to central sensitisation. For instance, someone who has a strain in the lower back and is also suffering from irritable bowel syndrome has a much greater chance of feeling pain and a persistence of pain, compared to […]

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Recent research has revealed that acupuncture is an effective treatment for headaches

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Last Thursday I attended a webinar course looking at the classification, prevalence and management of headaches. There are many types of headaches including migraines, tension headaches, sinus and structural headaches (caused by the neck, head or jaw). There are even headaches caused by overuse of medication where the painkiller causes the headache — these are […]

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Get into the garden – 6 benefits of being outdoors

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There’s probably never been a better time to get outside. Not only is a dose of fresh air good for the mind, body and soul, but being close to nature will help restore some balance in your life during these unprecedented times. Here’s six ways that a dose of Mother Nature can benefit us all: […]

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Can acupuncture help with endometriosis?

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The answer is yes, acupuncture can help those suffering with the chronic and often debilitating medical condition, endometriosis. And, ahead of Endometriosis Awareness Month in March 2020, I wanted to raise awareness of the positive impact acupuncture can have for sufferers. What is endometriosis? This condition occurs when cells – like the ones in the […]

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