Spring Newsletter

Keep calm and stay inside This is certainly a different Spring newsletter compared to ones I’ve written in the past. For the first time since I opened the practise over 10 years ago, our doors are (temporarily) shut which is something I didn’t ever foresee happening. These are difficult times for us all in many…

Stress Awareness Month 2020

This month is Stress Awareness Month and, frankly, the Stress Management Society couldn’t have picked a better month for it! The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means that life is changing for all of us and this is manifesting in unprecedented levels of stress. No matter what your age or station in life, this will be affecting…

Breathe Easy!

It doesn’t come any more fundamental than breathing. Breathing is the first and last thing we do in life. Our life begins with a breath in begins and it ends with a breath out. We are born knowing how to breathe properly; the baby’s tummy bulges out as it takes its breaths in. As adults,…

Dreaming of a good sleep?

A good night’s sleep is a vital part of our well-being and crucial to our health. There’ll always be the occasional random bad night, but on the whole we should be getting a normal night’s sleep as often as possible. More on ‘normal’ later.  Unfortunately, modern living doesn’t lend itself to good sleep and we…

Corona Virus Update

As many of you know, we have remained open for business until now. We closely followed advice and guidelines from Public Health England, the Government and the General Osteopathic Council and made the appropriate adaptations to allow us to remain open. As I’m sure you know, as of last night, the Dolphin Leisure closed. We…

Shoulder pain and working in an office

The shoulder’s a complicated joint so it’s probably no surprise that there are many different causes of shoulder pain – frozen shoulder, impingement, bursitis, tendonitis, the list goes on…. While all these conditions should resolve over time, often things can drag on and you suddenly realise that that nagging shoulder has been giving you trouble…