Traumatic Brain Injury

When you see the words "Traumatic Brain Injury" (TBI) - what do they mean to you? "Causes" can range from concussions to anything from sports injuries to battlefield trauma. They can have lasting or even fatal effects too. The results of a severe concussion— for...

Healthy Ideas for Christmas (and beyond)

Most of us would like a have a month off just to plan and organise Christmas for our families and friends. It can feel like working double shifts for the whole of December, especially if you have a full-time job and family responsibilities too. There are a host of...

Seasonal produce to boost your health

We are well into Autumn and Halloween is upon us (and maybe the Brexit leave, or not!). As it has suddenly got colder we need to support our bodies with a change of food too and there are some superb options available which folks so often overlook. All members of the...

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 Evans 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...