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3 December 2019

Prosecco: The party season and your bladder

Yikes! it is December already and that means we are heading 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 […]

25 October 2019

Pillow Talk: Which pillow is right for you?

A question I get asked a lot in clinic, is which pillow do I recommend for a good nights sleep? Well I’m afraid there is no straight answer; in fact it raises many more questions………. Firstly why are you having bad nights sleep? Are you not able to get off to sleep Are you uncomfortable […]

8 October 2019

Diabetes: Why are diabetics more prone to foot problems?

Diabetes is a disease caused by high blood glucose (sugar) levels. Over time, high levels of glucose in the blood can have serious health effects. Diabetic foot problems is one of them and can effect the quality of life of a sufferer. How are the feet effected? Neuropathy, or sensory nerve damage: High sugar levels […]

3 September 2019

Living with Plantar Fasciitis?

It’s almost a weekly occurrence in clinic, when I hear from patients how their heel and foot pain is stopping them from getting on with their usual day to day activities. So I wanted to share some tips on how living with plantar fasciitis can be made a little easier. Plantar fasciitis (or chronic heel […]

1 September 2019

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 […]

25 August 2019

What to expect from a trip to an Osteopath at Bodyfix Clinic

As an Osteopath at the Bodyfix Clinic, I understand that booking an appointment could potentially be a worrying or concerning experience because you are unsure about what will happen when the clinic door closes. You may be experiencing lower back pain from sitting at a desk for too long?  You may be experiencing shoulder pain from […]

20 August 2019

Why sleep is good for you?

Did you know we spend about a third of our lives asleep. Sleep is essential, alongside eating and breathing and plays a vital role in good health and well-being. One in three of us suffers from poor sleep and as we age the prevalence of sleep disorders increases. Sleep and health are strongly related. By […]

29 July 2019

Ways to Breathe Better During Pregnancy

Breathing is so important, apart from the simple fact it keeps you alive! Knowing how to breathe properly will help you to understand the ways to breathe better during pregnancy. Did you know that: Your diaphragm is a big muscle that sits like a parachute in your chest. Your pelvic floor muscle and your diaphragm […]

28 July 2019

The Cranial Osteopath: Treating babies

There are many reasons why parents bring their babies to a Cranial Osteopath like Giulia Bonetto at the Bodyfix Clinic. Difficult delivery: Babies delivered using forceps or ventouse can cause tension in a baby’s head. This can result in a cone head or even bruising from the forceps. Babies can show their discomfort by crying, […]

14 June 2019

How to cope with the menopause: The Last Female Taboo?

As a woman in my late 40’s I have been following the recent publicity on how to cope with menopause and the growing acceptance that is allowing women to talk more freely about their struggles. The impact of menopause on women, husbands, fathers, children, male colleagues and employers can be at least awkward if not […]