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Category: Osteopathy

18 November 2021

Injuries in Trades People. Can BodyFix help?

For those of you who know me, and for the benefit of those that don’t, we have just moved to a new house in Stoneleigh. Hooray! We exchanged in June 2020 and had our work cut out for us from the start. The previous owner had been in the property from 1968 and (by the […]

3 November 2021

Are you ready for your ski trip? My tips for getting fit for the slopes

With Ski season coming up, I thought I’d share a few exercises that I like to do with my son Harry to get us ready for the slopes. Skiing…its all about squats – your Quads (thighs) are the hardest working muscle group, followed by your glutes (buttock). And these exercises need NO equipment… just a […]

2 August 2021

We are not ‘Fans’ of stiff necks at BodyFix Clinic.

I have been an Osteopath for 11 years now and with that experience I see ‘patterns’ of injuries. In the winter, Osteoarthritic pains are worse. In the summer I see people injuring their ankles from wearing flip-flops. One seasonal injury that I see coming through the door at BodyFix clinic in the summer is stiff […]

13 April 2021

The benefits of Magnesium Salts: Bath and Body

Formerly the preserve of hard training athletes, but now embraced by a number of celebrities, magnesium baths have been popular over the long lock-down winter. Fortunately, the potential benefits of magnesium are open to all with or without a bath, or time for a long soak…! What does magnesium do? Magnesium is both a mineral […]

24 October 2020

Spotlight on Polymyalgia Rheumatica.

My recent experience with Polymyalgia Rheumatica I recently saw a regular patient for the first time since COVID-lockdown. She is a very nice lady and has been a patient with me at Bodyfix clinic since we first opened in 2018. Since that time, I have been treating her symptoms of Fibromyalgia.   Fibromyalgia is multi-faceted and […]

14 October 2020

Spotlight on Osteoporosis

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease process that causes weakening of the bones, making them fragile and more prone to fracture as result of a minor bump or fall. It is so common that 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men will have an osteoporotic fracture after the age of 50. Our […]

1 September 2020

IT Band Syndrome: Why does my outside knee hurt?

IT Band Syndrome Explained: During the COVID-19 lockdown, many of us have found renewed commitment to staying fit. Some of us are running or cycling more frequently than before and some have taken it up again after not having cycled or run in years. If you happen to be one of them, perhaps you are […]

1 September 2020

Working From Home (WFH): The New Normal

Hasn’t 2020 been a very strange year for us all! We’ve had to make big changes to our working lives as well as our personal lives. Working from home is now not only the “new normal”; but something many of us may continue to do for the foreseeable future. That long commute into the office […]

24 August 2020

Tennis and Golfers’ Elbow: Management

Tennis and golfers’ elbow are both a form of tendinitis (also known as a ‘tendinopathy’) What is it? Typically an overuse or overload injury which chronically stresses the tendon, felt in the upper forearm/elbow region. Tennis elbow refers to pain felt on the outside border of the forearm and elbow. Golfers’ elbow refers to pain […]

21 August 2020

Spotlight on Fibromyalgia

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that results in widespread joint and muscle pain with tenderness to touch and joint stiffness. Symptoms can come and go and present in different parts of the body at different times. Fibromyalgia can also cause fatigue, sleep, mood and memory issues. Patients with the condition are at […]