This week’s focus, this category will show up on the front page as the focus of this weeks news.

“What is the cause of my pain?” The most common question I get asked as a healthcare practitioner is what is the cause of my pain? A perfectly valid question, no doubt, but one that is really not that straightforward. Indeed, it is my contention that providing patients with a single answer (you have injured.. read more →

17 Feb 2020
February 17, 2020

Jaw Pain – Wagon Wheels, Wrigley’s and Why Your Head Hurts

February 17, 2020

by Duncan Cameron Mitchell (Osteopath) – following a course he attended on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMJ/Jaw problems). “The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Temporomandibular Disorders (ACPTMD)“ It’s slightly ironic that an organisation who’s aim is to help those with Orofacial pain choose such a mouthful. That said, the weekend spent studying management of Temporomandibular disorders (TMD.. read more →

16 Feb 2020
February 16, 2020

An Osteopaths Tips for New Mums with Back Pain

February 16, 2020

by Duncan Cameron Mitchell (Osteopath) Back pain is a reality for many new mums. Having seen my wife go through the physical challenges of pregnancy, labour and then an emergency C-section, it is clear that even before the care giving begins that women have been through the mill both physically and emotionally. Immediately on leaving.. read more →

11 Feb 2020
February 11, 2020

Back Pain on the Train?

February 11, 2020

A Do’s and Don’ts guide by Atlanta Kyte – Osteopath DO take the time to relax and take some slow deep breaths.  Stress is a big contributor to back, neck and shoulder pain, not to mention spats in the ‘quiet zone’. DO get an aisle seat and stand up and walk around if you have.. read more →

18 Dec 2019
December 18, 2019

Christmas Opening Hours 2019/2020

December 18, 2019

We will be open across the Christmas and New Year weeks although there won’t be as many appointments available this year with both falling on a Wednesday! Our opening times are: Open as normal until Christmas Eve 24th December when we close at 1pmChristmas Day (25th Dec) – ClosedBoxing Day (26th Dec) – ClosedFriday 27th.. read more →

13 Dec 2019
December 13, 2019

Osteopathic Exercise Therapy

December 13, 2019

by Andrew Nicholettos Last year I launched a specialist service at Summertown Clinic called Osteopathic Exercise Therapy. This unique service combines over 15 years of academic and practical experience working with recreational and elite athletes from around the world, applying exercise in a clinical setting under the tutelage of world authorities in exercise medicine, together.. read more →

06 Dec 2019
December 6, 2019

Verrucas – to treat or not to treat?

December 6, 2019

You’ll find that some Foot Health Practitioners will treat verrucas while others will steer well clear. Why is this you ask?  A verruca is a wart on the foot that is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).   As verrucas are a virus, no one single treatment is 100% effective, with some verrucas lasting for.. read more →

21 Nov 2019
November 21, 2019

Nadine’s top tips for better back health with your tech

November 21, 2019

With devices and new technologies now a staple in both homes and workplaces, Nadine Harrison (Chiropractor) shares her top tips for keeping mobile and your back healthy… Change your posture often: there is no such thing as perfect posture, we need to adapt regularly throughout the day. We will tend to fall into a slouched.. read more →

British Chiropractic Association (BCA) reveals increase in clients seeking treatment for back pain caused by sedentary lifestyles – by Nadine Harrison A recent UK survey initiated by the British Chiropractic Association has revealed technology is reported to be the biggest growing cause of back pain in the UK. Lower back pain was revealed to be.. read more →

by Claire Cecil – Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist Ongoing research is seeking to understand and map the lymphatic pathways of the brain, and the importance of draining inflammation and harmful proteins from the region. This work is in its early stages, and still very much in progress, with further studies ongoing, – nevertheless, “the field.. read more →