Pain

March 8, 2020

Written by Deanna Cooper (Osteopath) WHAT IS ENDOMETRIOSIS? Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the inner lining of the womb (endometrium) is found in other parts of the body that are not the uterus. It is most commonly found in the pelvis around the womb, ovaries and uterine tubes. It is more commonly diagnosed […]

March 1, 2020

Written by Deanna Cooper (Osteopath) Pregnancy is a time of wonder and excitement for all you expectant Mums, and it can also be one of great discomfort.  Your body goes through a great physical and hormonal transformation to support your ever changing, and growing baby bump – your centre of gravity is pushed forward, and […]

January 12, 2020

Written by Nicolette Truscott (Chinese Medicine) Zheng Gu Shui is an invaluable adjunct to many musculoskeletal pain conditions and is one of my personal go to favourites for topical pain relief. Translated as ‘bone setting water’, this product was created in the Guangxi Province of China for the purpose of healing of bone fractures and […]

October 12, 2019

Written by Jessica Jackman Ever have pain while chewing foods? Grinding your teeth at night? Feel stress in your jaw or face? Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) covers a wide range of related disorders relating to the face, jaw, ears and neck. Pain in the jaw is often related to the joints and muscles which help us […]

September 18, 2019

 Written by Camille Scott Have you heard about Infrared Saunas and been wondering how they could benefit you or whether they are worth adding to your routine? Read on to discover the top reasons infrared saunas are becoming a well-loved part of self-care practices everywhere. But first… What exactly is Far Infrared sauna technology and […]

August 14, 2019

Written by Jessica Jackman In today’s society we are constantly sitting! On the train to work, in the car, at the office, on the couch, eating meals, the list goes on. This can lead to back, neck and shoulder pain, headaches and poor posture. Whilst a lot of these activities cannot be avoided there are […]

July 5, 2019

By Jessica Jackman Winter brings with it the cold, wet and windy days, but does it make osteoarthritis (OA) worse? Studies are inconclusive on this one – some saying that the weather has no bearing at all on OA pain or stiffness. Anecdotally from patients, I hear complaints about the colder weather increasing pain levels […]

June 29, 2019

By Camille Scott With winter well and truly here the temptation to hibernate could not be stronger! The shorter days, and cold, rainy weather make it easy to forgo most activity in favour of snuggling up on the couch. Regular massage during winter may not be something you’ve thought of to include in your self-care […]

March 6, 2019

Written by Jessica Jackman Most of us will experience a headache at some point in our lives. For some people they are debilitating and relentless; for others maybe a rare, mild annoyance. Getting any type of headache assessed by a primary care practitioner is important to determine the cause and possible treatment plan to help […]

June 4, 2017

Do you have scars on your body that feel numb, painful or strange in comparison to your normal skin. Do they appear red or raised looking very different to your normal coloured skin? Have you felt low in energy or off balance ever since having an operation? In Chinese medicine it is very important to […]

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