As an osteopath, patients come to me with one problem but often during our conversation and my assessment, it becomes apparent that something else is going on. In the last few months, I’ve had a few patients come in who I’ve known or suspected have had sleep apnoea. So what is sleep apnoea and how […]
Easy ways to fit exercise into your life – how I’m doing it in mine by getting a rebounder.
After SPD last month, another TLA (three-letter acronym) this month – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). CTS is a relatively common problem with symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling/pins & needles in the hand, commonly (but not exclusively) at night, often temporarily relieved by shaking or ‘pumping’ the hand. Sufferers can also experience weakness in the thumb […]
This is pelvic pain that arises predominantly in pregnant women due to the softening effects of pregnancy hormones on the ligaments that support the pelvis. Classically it is felt at the front of the pelvis, but can also be experienced in the groin and low back, and can vary from mild to extremely painful. Typically […]
Dr Perrin has asked me to share this appeal with you.. for further details on the Perrin Technique for Chronic Fatigue, visit www.theperrinclinic.com. Appeal: Please watch this film and realise that with your contribution to the FORME trust (www.forme-cfs.com) we will reach the £60,000 that we need to start a project that should change the […]
For the last 2 weeks I have been treating a professional singer, which for an amateur singer like me is always an enjoyable experience as I always learn something in our discussions – part of the reason I love being an osteopath is that the people I treat are so interesting! And it’s great when […]
I am often asked this question, in reply I tell the story of Teddy, the 13 year old Bichon Frise and Harry the Westie (also 13). Teddy’s owners asked me to see him as although he loves the social side of walks, he couldn’t manage the physical side much any more (they have a small […]