How to heft heavy and awkward objects

Lifting heavy and outsized objects can strain your back  and muscles generally. In this post and accompanying video Osteopath,  Gayle Palmer explains how to do this safely. https://www.facebook.com/LivingElementsClinic/videos/501735853891545/?t=2 Lifting difficult...

Breast Cancer Prevention – Easy Effective Tips

First and foremost you need to realise that breast health can be largely determined by WHAT you do on a regular basis and What you DON'T DO. Plus - you also get to choose - you are in control! The sooner you change some of your actions (esp the younger you do this -...

Plantar Fasciitis – a pain in the foot

Plantar Fasciitis can make you really miserable - it stops you from walking or moving normally. It can take a long time to stop / solve. It is usually associated with gait changes - brought on my your shoes / foot posture, extra loading on the foot mechanics or an...

Lissie Evan BScHons Ost

It is my pleasure to introduce you to Lissie Evans D.O., my locum at the clinic whilst I am away over some of the winter. I have known Lissie for MANY years - we think at least 25! We have done some postgraduate training together a few times and she has spent some...

How do you cope with adversity?

This may not seem a very Osteopathic question - but it is very relevent to your health, well-being and longer term outcomes. So how DO you manage when things are not going your way? What are your strategies? Did you even realise that you had built up a range of...

Light Sensitivity Disorders

Triggers are phenomena that are likely to cause or precipitate symptoms - usually in or around the head / neck. One of the most common triggers is a sensitivity to light which can lead to full photophobia in some cases. Light sensitivity can cause pain in, behind and...

Get Migraine Aware

Migraine Awareness Week is co-ordinated by The Migraine Trust to have the complex and often disabling-effects of a migraine better understood. 1 in 7 people will have a migraine and is more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined! It can really stop...

Organ Donation

It is Organ Donation Week and I wanted to highlight this as we ALL have the choice as to whether to do this or not - but often get stopped with having those conversations with our families... so when the time comes - they refuse as they are not clear what your wishes...

Renewable Energy – putting my money where I want it

As energy costs rise, and our planet continues to struggle with carbon-burning sources I believe it is important for everyone to do their bit towards helping Mother Earth and our resources if we can. Today (28th August 2019), another bank of PV panels (photovoltaic)...