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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 →
One of the cough medicines that I use often as a herbalist, is Tussilago farfara, or coltsfoot. I was delighted to find a display of the flowers with their scaly stems when I was walking around a rather boggy churchyard today. The botanical name comes from the Latin, ‘tussis’ – cough. The freshly blooming flowers.. read more →
Osteopathic Exercise Therapy The Summertown Clinic is pleased to include an Exercise Therapy session as part of its offerings. The Exercise Therapy session is run by Osteopath and Strength and Conditioning Coach Andrew Nicholettos. The session aims to explore the merits of exercise in a clinical situation, to help individuals prevent and rehabilitate injury, and.. read more →
Winner! James Ruddick wins the Institute of Osteopathy Award Every year the Institute of Osteopathy runs it’s national awards, and this year James Ruddick was the winner of the Principal of the Year Award. Sponsored by Gilly Woodhouse from Osteobiz, the award is given to a principal osteopath by a committee that reviews nominations put.. read more →
We’re extremely excited to announce the proud sponsorship of Mr. Jack Clayton by Joel Redman and the Summertown Clinic as he prepares for national powerlifting trials in the next few months. Here at Summertown Clinic we’re always on the lookout for ways in which we can help promote health to the wider community and this.. read more →
By Sally Evans The art of the musculoskeletal practitioner, for example: osteopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists and physiotherapists, can be compared to other artists who learn to sculpt, design, paint or play music, but with our art we are nurturing an organic life force. When learning our art, some of us will find it more natural.. read more →
Beginners Yoga A class for everyone Starts Monday 8 May 11.30-12.30 North Oxford Golf Club This is a gentle restorative yoga class for beginners & all levels of fitness & all ages. Learn simple poses to develop core strength, mobilise shoulders, hips & spine. Relaxation & breathing to balance and relax body & mind. Taught.. read more →
Osteopathy and the NHS: Reaching Out by Joel Redman The Institute of Osteopathy (iO) is the UK’s professional membership organisation for registered Osteopaths. If medical practitioners have the General Medical Council, we as Osteopaths have the General Osteopathic Council (GoSC) and the Institute of Osteopathy (iO). In the UK alone over 30,000 patients visit an.. read more →
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