by Nadine Harrison – Chiropractor As a chiropractor, this is one of the questions I am most frequently asked in clinic – “what is the difference between an osteopath and a chiropractor?” The short answer, today, is “very little!” The professions of Osteopathy and Chiropractic have far more in common than the differences that set.. read more →

12 Aug 2019
August 12, 2019

Testimonial for Nadine Harrison

August 12, 2019

“I was struggling with health issues but your chiropractic help and supportive listening skills really helped me graduate successfully” Miss AO, Oxford University student Nadine Harrison is an award winning Chiropractor who works at Summertown Clinic, to book an appointment please call our friendly receptionists on 01865 558561 or email us. read more →

29 Jul 2019
July 29, 2019

10% off massage with Claire Cecil

July 29, 2019

Would you like a massage with Claire Cecil? She offers a range of different massage techniques to suit you, from gentle aromatic oils to deep tissue massage, Claire carefully selects the appropriate pressure you need. This summer Claire is offering 10% off her treatments (e.g. £49.50 for a one hour massage!), and in our air.. read more →

15 Apr 2019
April 15, 2019

Good Friday – Work For Charity Day

April 15, 2019

On Good Friday (Friday 19th April’19) three of Summertown Clinic’s practitioners are dedicating their time to raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Originally an idea born out of Work for Oxfam, the Summertown Clinic team have raised thousands of pounds for charities including, Oxfam, The Back Care Charity, and Nasio Trust. This year Summertown.. read more →

06 Sep 2018
September 6, 2018

Qi Gong Classes with Michelle Spicer

September 6, 2018

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 →

A Spot of Herbal First Aid in the Field The trouble with this time of year is that there is so much lush herbage out there when I get out for a walk! While I was trotting down a narrow, overgrown path talking to my botanising friend and admiring the Scrophularia nodosa (figwort) leaves to.. read more →

Following on from my last post, did you spot the two other herbs in the photograph? I’ve added a photo of one of them, the other needing no introduction. The blue-flowered plant towards the bottom left corner of my verdant photograph is Glechoma hederacea, commonly known as ground ivy, though I much prefer one of.. read more →

I’m sure that I would be correct in thinking that you’ve just taken a brief glance at a rather dull photograph? Not so from the Herbalist’s perspective. At this time of year my walks are often amongst an abundance of medicine growing up around my ankles and, understandably, I get quite excited. This snap, taken.. read more →