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Qi Gong Classes – at North Oxford Golf Club Qi Gong is one of the cornerstones of Chinese Medicine, alongside acupuncture and Tui Na (Chinese medical massage). It is a series of exercises or practices using posture and movement sequences, breathing patterns and meditation. The classes are suitable for beginners and all abilities, as it.. read more →
Herbal First Aid Kits for Holidays, Out and About and in the Car Many of us will be heading off for adventures far and wide this summer, or to the seaside or out for a day’s walking. These are the herbal items that I take with me: My tiniest herbal kit for a day out,.. read more →
Lavender What can I say about lavender that you don’t already know? I am sure that you already use it in essential oil form as relief for stings, scalds and burns and as a relaxant if you can’t sleep. The first words that come to my mind to describe the herb are: uplifting, aromatic, relaxing.. read more →
12 simple steps to pale the winter blues by Brita Benson “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” Albert Camus If you’re prone to bouts of seasonal depression, feel lethargic or lack motivation… Try these simple steps and watch your spirits lift… Exercise at least 2-3.. read more →
iO Practice of the Year Award – Summertown Clinic – Finalists! We are delighted to announce that our practice has been short listed in the Institute of Osteopathy Annual Awards as Practice of the Year. This is the first year the Institute of Osteopathy (iO), the UK’s professional membership organisation for registered Osteopaths, has held.. read more →
Patient Focus Group – We Need You! At Summertown Clinic we are always looking to improve and continue to aspire to the highest standards of patient care. One initiative we are developing is to set up a small focus group hopefully containing up to 8 patients. The role of the volunteers would be to meet.. read more →
Winter Is Here Yes, winter is here. Perhaps you can feel your energy levels dipping or your mood changing as the days get shorter and chillier and the nights longer and darker? For some of us this can affect us to a greater degree and it is worth getting professional help but for ALL of.. read more →
Joanna Ruddick – Osteopath and health enthusiast! Joanna Ruddick is a registered osteopath and fellow of the Sutherland Cranial College of osteopathy. She practices and is a director of Summertown Clinic, Oxford. “I love my job!” In one day I can see a newly born baby and a 101 year old (that happened last week),.. read more →
Probiotics Summertown Clinic is now stocking ‘BioGaia‘ probiotics which are suitable for babies, children and adults. Probiotics mean ‘for life’ in contrast to antibiotics which means ‘against life’. Lactobacillus reuteri is a probiotic whose natural habitat is the digestive tract and so is very well adapted to thrive here. It is one of the first.. read more →
Healthy Resolutions Friday 9th Jan @ 7:30pm A free talk given by Summertown Clinic practitioners to help you make your New Year Resolutions last! Last year we ran this evening talk, which was so well received we’ve decided to do it again! The aim of the evening is to help you achieve your New Year.. read more →
Other Recent Articles
- 06 Sep 2018Qi Gong Classes with Michelle SpicerQi Gong Classes – at North Oxford Golf Club Qi Gong is one of the cornerstones of Chinese Medi...
- 05 Aug 2018Lizzie Foulon – Medical Herbalist – Holiday First Aid IdeasHerbal First Aid Kits for Holidays, Out and About and in the Car Many of us will be heading off for...
- 20 Jul 2018Lizzie Foulon – Herbalist – Talking about LavenderLavender What can I say about lavender that you don’t already know? I am sure that you already use i...
- 15 Jun 2018Lizzie’s Ramblings – Herbal First Aid in the FieldA Spot of Herbal First Aid in the Field The trouble with this time of year is that there is so much...
- 01 Jun 2018Lizzie’s Ramblings Part 2 – Ground Ivy and the stinging nettleFollowing on from my last post, did you spot the two other herbs in the photograph? I’ve added a pho...