To Ice or Not to Ice?

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As most of our clients know, the use of cold is something that Katie advocates – the ring of “and place an ice pack on it for 10 minutes after you get home” is familiar to many of us! But why does she advise this?  Cold is useful for reducing inflammation.  Inflammation is the process […]

Stop A Headache

How To Stop A Headache

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Ranging from a 3 pm coffee-crash throb to an agonising pain that leaves you light-sensitive and nauseated, headaches are something most, if not all of us, have experienced. Headaches come in all shapes and sizes, from brutal migraines that pulse steadily for up to three days to sinus headaches that make your whole face—from chin […]

Vitamin D

The Power Of Vitamin D

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The nights are starting to draw in and the days are already becoming shorter! It won’t be long before some of us start going to work in the dark, coming home in the dark and then closing the curtains, putting the heating on and getting cosy.   Whilst it can feel lovely to curl up at home […]

Why are complementary therapies so important?

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The rise in popularity of complementary therapies over the last twenty years is undeniable.  There are more therapists than ever and a real call for what they can offer people. So this question could be answered on three levels: The importance of treating people as PEOPLE rather than as a medical object, concentrating solely on […]

How to Stay Germ-Free This Spring

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We hope that with spring almost here and winter behind us, all those cold and flu germs would have disappeared with it.  But those lovely germs appear to be floating around again and we are seeing so many people struggling to stay well. So what can we do to help protect ourselves from the dreaded […]

How To Sleep Well & Feel Better

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After a busy week and the relief of a break from the routine at the weekend, it can be all too tempting to sneak a little Sunday morning lie-in! And as much as we non-morning people hate to admit it, lying-in does disrupt our regular sleeping patterns. So, to help regulate your sleep patterns DO: […]

Headaches driving you mad?

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Thanks to our award-winning osteopath Katie Johnston, her latest article helps us understand all about headaches – and how to help them! “Headache is now the most common chronic pain in the UK.  The two most common causes of headache are migraine and tension headaches (and some people are unlucky and get a mixture of both!).  But what […]