23 February 2024

Unlocking A Better Golf Swing. How Osteopathy Can Be Your New Golf Buddy

If you are reading this, I am guessing you are a golfer. If you are like most golf enthusiasts, you are constantly looking for ways to improve your Golf Swing.  But have you ever considered osteopathy and how it could benefit you? When playing golf you will use nearly every muscle and joint in the body. […]

13 February 2024

The best Valentines meal to boost your Va Va Voom!

  Starter- Oysters on the Half Shell with Mignonette Sauce Kick off your evening with oysters, nature’s slippery little love tokens. Rich in zinc, they’re like sending a direct text message to your hormones saying, ‘It’s go time!’ Plus, trying to eat them gracefully is the first test of compatibility. Main Course- Seared Scallops with […]

13 February 2024

Managing Plantar Fasciitis: An Osteopathic Approach

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that patients often bring to clinic with complaints of heel pain, especially noticeable in the morning or after rest. It occurs due to inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes. While conventional treatments like rest, stretching, and orthotics are [...]

6 February 2024

Can Osteopathy help Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow doesn’t just affect tennis players. It can affect anyone doing repetitive arm movements. The medical name is Lateral Epicondylitis (L.E.) and it can last for 3 months or beyond. What is Tennis Elbow? It is small micro-tears of a muscle going from your elbow to your wrist. Patients often tell me that L.E. […]

2 February 2024

Fuelling the Distance – Nutrition for Long-Distance Runners

As a nutritionist and Master of Arms, I’ve seen the pivotal role nutrition plays in the performance of long-distance runners for the London Marathon. A strategic diet is key to not just powering through the miles but also ensuring effective recovery and maintaining overall wellness. Let’s explore the essentials of a runner’s diet, focusing on […]

12 January 2024

A new approach to post natal care. What is the Mummy MOT?

Being a Mum is an incredible journey. It is marked by love and profound transformations. But the physical toll from pregnancy and birth can often go underestimated. In postnatal care, the Mummy MOT emerges as a groundbreaking concept. It offers a comprehensive solution to address the unique challenges faced by new mothers. It was first […]

9 January 2024

Why should I have a sports massage? I’m not sporty!!

Don’t let the name fool you! Contrary to popular belief sports massage isn’t just reserved for international athletes. It can be use used by ‘Average Joe’s and Joannes’ too. Here I want to highlight my top 5 reasons why you should book in for a sports massage this week. It’ll make you feel better!  Ultimately, isn’t [...]

22 December 2023

Christmas anatomy quiz for kids.

If you need 5 minutes to entertain your kids this Christmas, I have set a few anatomy based questions to answer. Have a great Christmas holiday and happy 2024. Andy A – How many bones does an adult body have? 1 3 206 B – What is the largest organ of the body? Skin Pancreas […]

14 December 2023

Prosecco: The party season and your bladder

Yikes! it’s December already and that means we are well into party season!!  We might be drinking a little more prosecco, champagne and white wine.  On one had that sounds great but for some of us our bladder really doesn’t like the white fizzy drinks or sadly, alcohol in general.  So how can we help manage them over […]

13 November 2023

Unlocking the benefits of dry needling.

Hey there! I’m Vanessa and as an Osteopath I am always looking at ways which I can help my patients to improve their wellbeing.  That is why I decided to qualify in dry needling.  You maybe new to the concept of dry needling. So here is some information to help you decide whether you would like […]