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29 March 2022

Triathletes Foot: Top tips that can make or break a triathlon.

Here are my triathlete top tips for keeping your feet in tip-top condition before a Triathlon.  But let me say that foot preparation needs to start long before race day, if you want a PB! On your marks…   Keep your skin in best condition possible. Keep good foot hygiene. Wash them after each training session. […]

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 […]

30 November 2021

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 […]

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 […]

24 September 2021

Marathon Runners: Taper Time and Final Prep

I have run a few marathons and so I thought I would give you a few tips on tapering and why we should taper before running a marathon.  If you’re planning to run The London or the Manchester Marathon in the next few weeks, then by now you will be tapering and possibly going crazy waiting […]

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 […]

26 July 2021

How to prevent Onychomycosis (Fungal Nail)

Fungus is a micro-organism that lives in our environment. Fungus requires damp, dark and warm conditions to colonise and grow. Our feet can often provide these perfect conditions. As well as infecting the skin (known as Athletes Foot) it can affect the toenails (Onychomycosis). Although painless, Onychomycosis, can look unsightly and can gradually destroy the […]

30 November 2020

The benefits of Water

We all hear that drinking lots of water is good for you. But understanding how and why….helps us to visualise the benefits as we drink and will encourage us to keep it up long term. Keeping hydrated has many different health benefits. 6-8 glasses a day of pure tap water or bottled water is recommended […]

10 September 2020

How I am helping young people with COVID anxiety.

These are challenging times for our young people. The ever-changing rules to lockdown and an uncertain future are causing anxiety.  In this blog I will talk about my experience of treating patients with anxiety about COVID and reveal my best tips for preventing it.   My experience with COVID anxiety. I find that there is a divide […]

11 June 2020

Speed Reading- unlocking your productivity

At the beginning of this year I set myself a target.  My goal was to read 20 books in 2020. Sounds easy…right? (And it makes a good hashtag… #20booksin2020). I started off well and when lock-down kicked in, I found myself with a lot more time on my hands. It was April and I was 200 […]

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