Overstimulating your child – causes stress

I have had some house guests in my property recently, along with their small toddler and spaniel. I have noticed that the baby is often crying and fractious. I have remarked about it a few times... "Oh! he always cries when he wakes up - he is starving!" is the quick,...

The benefits of Child Pose

Yoga and Pilates both use certain poses (or asanas in Hindu) to bring about certain changes. One of the most common ones - Child Pose - you will be familiar with...all children do this! Hence the name. It is one of the easiest poses to get into - kneel down on all...

When seeing the “big” picture is essential

Sometimes my clients have less musculo-skeletal issues and more whole body / lifestyle concerns. This is not a problem for an experienced Osteopath. We look at the whole person - not their symptoms. This recommendation from a client helps to explain more: In April...

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...