Emily’s Pilates Teacher Training – Part 1

I had watched with admiration my own Pilates teachers for 3 years – their strength and confidence, and their ability to help people develop that for themselves too, was something I had wanted to emulate in my practice as an osteopath. So,…

Who Should Have a Sports Massage?

Everyone knows sports massage is good for the condition of their muscles, but there are a few added benefits that might not be as obvious. But regular sports massage has a host of other benefits that those in the know appreciate...   Improved…

The Benefits of an Outdoor Workout

Science has proven that getting out into nature is as good for our minds as it is for our bodies – especially for a workout. With the very first Ebrook Bootcamp launching today, I thought it was a good idea to run down some of the reasons…

The Truth About Trapped Nerves

Have you ever been told you have a trapped nerve and wondered what that actually means? How does a nerve become “trapped”? How can it be “released”? This blog aims to answer those questions for you! What is a trapped nerve? The…

Staying Injury Free

It’s the time of year for getting fitter and more active. You might have recently joined the gym, or just be making more of an effort than usual. But don’t let all your good intentions go to waste by acquiring an injury. There’s nothing…

Finding Your Motivation

So, it’s January, and you've promised yourself to get healthier, stronger, fitter, leaner... But now what? First things first, we need to discover what it is that motivates you. This could be something like, wanting to feel good about…

Ditch the Detox

It’s the time of year when every man and his dog are trying to flog you the newest magic potion – promising to make you slimmer, fitter, leaner… And while the results may be tempting enough to convince you to engage, it may not be your…

New Year, New You

So, it’s that weird time of year between Christmas and New Year. You haven’t moved from the sofa for days. In fact, what day even is it? You need to make a change… But not till Monday. You might as well finish this packet of mince pies,…

Beat the Bulge at Christmas

The key to not piling on the pounds at Christmas is simply Moderation! If you've worked hard all year to lose weight don't let Christmas undo all your efforts. You can enjoy yourself and maintain your weight at this time of year by following…

Staying Lean at Christmas

So, Christmas is right around the corner and you’re worried about gaining weight over the festivities. You’re scared about peer pressure from friends and family, and you’re not prepared for the train-wreck the extra food and alcohol will…

Michelle’s Gluten Free Mince Pies

A lot of Christmas goodies are gluten-based, and it can be hard to find treats when you’re intolerant. These mincepies fill the house with the warm cinnamon scent of Christmas – and are egg and gluten free. You will need; 150g…

Winter Spiced Red Cabbage

Making a vegetable the focus of a Christmas meal is a great way to make it healthier. This is an easy dish to make ahead of time, and slow cook without needing to pay it much attention. Equally delicious the next day with cold turkey meat! You…

An Osteo's Christmas Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… but not necessarily the most health conscious. Which is why it’s also a great time to treat your family and friends to something that will benefit them. From stocking stuffers, to larger gifts…

The Postpartum Body Blog

There are few things in life that alter a human body quite like having children. While that’s something to of course be celebrated, many women feel that even after their babies have been born, their bodies still aren’t quite their own……

The Sacroiliac Joint

The sacral iliac joint is very strong and is made up of the sacrum, ilium, pubis and is composed of ligaments that make it an extremely stable joint which only allows small movements. During pregnancy the ligaments within this joint change…