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Category: Osteopathy

8 August 2022

Spotlight on Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia affects 7 times more women than men 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 [...]

28 March 2022

Patient Success Story: Steve Snook

As practitioners we all love to hear a patient success story, especially when recovery is from the steely determination of the patient not to let their condition get the better of them. And Steve Snook is a great example of that! I had the pleasure of meeting Steve Snook in July 2019 after he had […]

16 March 2022

Frozen Shoulder-what is it and can Osteopathy help?

What is it? The term Frozen Shoulder was first used in 1934 by Dr Codman.  He stated that ‘the entity is difficult to define, difficult to treat and difficult to explain from the point of view of pathology.  Even in the 86 years since he said that it is still to be fully understood.  Frozen shoulder is […]

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 […]

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