Articles by our Practitioners
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Are you sitting comfortably?
An Article by Yvonne Davies
The changing of seasons can affect us both emotionally and physically. The days are getting shorter and the sun is setting earlier leading into the long dark evenings. With the lack of sunlight in the winter months, many people start to feel a bit down, tired, anxious or even outright depressed with Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.).
An article by Gillian Lonsdale
Sitting is an activity that seems so harmless , nothing out of the ordinary we do it every day in some shape or form, the office chair, the sofa, in the car ..... I needn't go on.... Yet, sitting has its darker side.... in fact desk work is torture for your back and if you have bad posture it's even worst..
An article by Yvonne Davies
Spring is now upon us and for some people this can mean the start of the sneezing season. Hayfever is a form of allergy affecting the lining of the nose, and often the eyes and throat. Literally hayfever can be a pain in the nose!...
An article by Lauren Hobson, Osteopath
As winter approaches and the sunshine is disappearing, not only are our tans fading but our vitamin D levels are diminishing.
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to reduced bone mineral density; a condition called Osteoporosis.
Calcium is the key mineral in Osteoporosis treatment and prevention. Vitamin D is vital for calcium absorption...
Laugh your way to better back
An Article by Gillian Lonsdale
Back Care Awareness Week took place in October and a survey conducted by the British Osteopathic Association has revealed that a whopping 81.6% of all Londoners suffer from some form of backache in their lifetimes, yet despite our underlying fears about its seriousness, we often choose to ignore it.