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


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!


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?


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


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


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?

Stomach pain endometriosis

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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Electrotherapy: benefits of a painless shock to the system

Electrotherapy blog

Electrotherapy is a painless therapeutic procedure that directs mild electrical currents to a problem area. And, depending on the type of electrotherapy you have, it can help with physical therapy for the relaxation of muscle spasm, increase of local blood circulation, muscle rehabilitation and maintaining and increasing range of motion. It can also enhance your […]

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Three reasons to take your exercise easy this January

We’ve all done it. Sign up to a new gym membership and promise ourselves that this year will be the year we’ll work-out at least five times a week in a bid to be fitter, healthier and undo some of the Christmas fun we’ve enjoyed (perhaps a little bit too much) over the past couple […]

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Not quite feeling 2020 yet? Here’s our top tips for a gentle January

As months go, January often doesn’t get the best press.  It can be cold, dark, wet and a little bit flat after glitzy December.  And that’s before we get into the making (and possibly breaking!) of resolutions, worrying about our increased weight, decreased bank balance and that looming credit card bill!

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