‘You are what you eat’ How many times have you heard or said this popular phrase? This is especially true when it comes to the issue of chronic pain. “A lot of chronic pain is the result of chronic inflammation, and the evidence is quite strong that your diet can contribute to increased systemic inflammation,”
Have you been affected by back pain? The numbers suggest you will have! Statistically four out of five people have suffered back pain severe enough to have to consult their doctor, this makes it the second most common reason to contact your GP! And there’s good reason too, an occurrence of back pain can feel
How often do you think you pick up a new strain or nagging pain? It’s nigh on impossible to live your life without picking up niggly injuries that aren’t so serious you immediately think to seek medical help, or so mild that you plain ignore. Soothing the site of pain is the logical thing to
Well, it has been quite a year so far hasn’t it? With all the upheaval and inconsistency there’s one thing that you can be sure of, treating yourself to more cheese chocolate and alcohol than you usually would for a few weeks, hopefully relatively guilt-free too! I really hope you’ve all been enjoying this Christmas
I’m sure by now you’ll have heard the letters CB & D quite a lot of late, especially emblazoned in the front window and displays at your local health food store, but do you really know what it is, or what makes one CBD product better or worse than the next one? Over the last
Have you ever experienced unexplained bouts of Dizziness or Vertigo? Did you know that Osteopaths are able to treat some types of dizziness and tinnitus? If you have then the first thing to know is that it’s much more common then you think, you are not alone! There are many different factors at play which
How many hours do you spend looking at your phone, or tablet, on a daily basis? The average daily spend sits at around 2-4 hours which I think we can all agree is a lot of time spent looking down. This has brought about conditions that can be summarised under the catchy title ‘Text Neck’.
Do you find it difficult to wear a face mask? Does wearing a face-covering make you feel uncomfortable? Do you believe that wearing a face mask or covering is a waste of time? These are just some of the questions that many people have when it comes to wearing protective face products during this pandemic.
I hope you are keeping well and staying safe. Since the Covid-19 outbreak, I have been working tirelessly every day for the last few weeks to ensure that the clinic is as possible for myself and my patients. Thanks to the large, well-ventilated space we can safely adhere to and maintain 2m distancing, as per
How do you sleep at night? I hope the answer is ‘Very well’ however this is not the case for everybody. I’ve certainly noticed a change in my sleeping pattern since lockdown. Initially, I slept so much more than normal, so did my daughter Poppy, we were sleeping in later and then as a result,