Ride the rollercoaster of life!

Happy New Year! I suspect that 2022 will be quite turbulent - and now is not the time to step off the roller coaster - but to learn how to adapt and grow. If you haven't already worked it out - we will NOT be going back to "how things were"....but the good news is...

Xmas decorating tips for maximum safety

It's the big Christmas decorating weekend - and in the excitement we can take shortcuts or not think it through - and accidents happen. Let's not have that happen to you... So what happens?? Well you need to get the tree - either from the loft or a forecourt...

Fall on an elbow results in whiplash injury

Falls are a common cause for my patients to give me a visit. Slips and inadvertent lack of concentration (as well as the effects of medication) have instantaneous and often surprising results. I helped a patient this week following a nasty fall onto their elbow. It...

Restrictions lifting – Osteo procedures are NOT

It is wonderful that the restrictions are finally easing - folks will be able to see family, go more places and have a more acceptable life. My warning though is that life will NOT return to "normal". Here at the clinic ALL the existing procedures will remain in...

Falls Prevention

Falling is one of the most worrying thoughts for many older people, especially if they already have weakened bones through Osteoporosis. This is with good reason. Weak bones can lead to a much increased likelihood of a fracture - and the most common bones to break are...

Helping your pets adapt to human absence

Many are going back to school and work for the first time in a year! What a thought! But, here is the rub - whilst humans are struggling to adapt to the big change and worried about coming out of lockdown - we can at least talk about it.. That isn't the same for our...