News and Advice
19th May 2019

Berkshire Farrier in Action

Jo spent a really interesting Saturday morning with his nephew Luke who is a farrier. Jo was helping his friend Steve fulfill his ambition of making a horse shoe. They were both hugely impressed by the level of skill and physical effort involved. It’s not surprising that a number of our patients are farriers. Thank …More

12th April 2019

Sad farewelll to Karen

Our wonderful receptionist Karen has retired after 32 years at the practice. We all got together at The Cricklade Club last Friday for a farewell do – including osteopath Becky Vanstone who worked with Jo and Karen for nine years back in the 1990s /early 2000s. We are hoping Karen will still come in to …More

3rd March 2019

Britain’s Unseen Crisis

Great ITV programme on back pain this week ‘Back Pain Britain’s Unseen Crisis – Tonight’. We thought it made a number of very good points – particularly the importance of not sitting for too long, taking regular exercise and the negative effects of stress on the back. As all our patients know we give specific …More

29th January 2019

Off to a flying start

Heathrow is recruiting staff young these days. One of our lovely younger patients.      

12th January 2019

Don’t over do the Exercise

If you’re starting a New Year’s fitness boost bear in mind that it is sometimes better to exercise three or four times a week, with breaks in between, than to exercise daily. The break gives the body a chance to recover and reduces the risk of injury.      

16th December 2018

Riding for the Disabled

Jo spent a cold but satisfying hour on Saturday morning in Cirencester collecting for the Watershed Riding for the Disabled with his wife Sophie and Ben the Shetland pony. Altogether volunteers raised over £1,000 for the Coates-based branch of RDA. The freedom of travelling through countryside on horseback can be wonderfully liberating both physically and …More


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