News and Advice
20th February 2018

Much Loved

It was with huge sadness that we heard last night that Dave Davies, our most wonderful colleague and friend, had died after a brave struggle with cancer. Dave was loved by his patients and all his colleagues here. Our hearts go out to Sarah, William, Amy and all his family.  

17th February 2018

Snaps from Stockholm

Great photos from Jo’s stay in Sweden last week. This was his third year as moderator for the Stockholm College of Osteopathic Medicine’s final clinical competence exams. He’s grateful to the staff and students for their warm welcome.  

9th February 2018

Women and Weightlifting

Lifting weights doesn’t mean you’ll bulk up and look like the world’s strongest man Eddie Hall (well not unless you consume 12000 calories a day and have a beard!). It actually has huge benefits for women. 1. Weight loss. Building lean muscle helps raise our metabolism and burn more calories 2. Toned figure. As we …More

28th January 2018

Skis and Knees

Sixty years ago ankle injuries were much more common when skiing. Today’s modern ski boots support and protect that joint brilliantly – but quite often it means that it is the next joint up – the knee – that takes the impact when skiers fall. The knee is a modified hinge joint with very little …More

21st January 2018

Six Things to Avoid on Ski Holidays

1. Mistaking Speed for Ability – It is often the poor skiers who bomb down the mountains. 2. Being Pressured by Co-skiers – Friends often want to ski together but you will be tense and more prone to injury if you ski above your skill level. Group speed and gradient should be dictated by the least experienced …More

11th January 2018

Proud Dad Moment

This is an unashamed proud dad moment. Bertie will be starting his first airline job with Jet2 in January! One of the osteopathic risks for pilots is the hours spent sitting – which in my opinion, is one of the commonest causes of back pain and sciatica. If there is one piece of advice I …More

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