headache

Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital neuralgia is one of the many kinds of headaches people can present with in the clinic. This one in particular is common for osteopaths to see, as it often has a musculoskeletal cause.   The occipital nerve exits the spine at the…
Pregnant Belly

Michelle's Pregnancy

I had my first baby last year and had some pelvic pain through the 2nd and 3rd trimester. Because of my work as a massage therapist and walking my dogs every day,it put a lot of pressure on my pelvis as my bump increased. I love to be active…
pre-workout

Are Pre-workout Supplements Worth the Hype?

If you’re deciding to look at pre-workout supplements, it probably means that you’re being pretty serious with your gym goals and with the amount of people taking it and businesses trying to sell it, it must work; right? For the most…

Celebrity Health Books - Hits and Misses

The media has an unprecedented interest in health at the moment; from bloggers and actresses, to radio DJs, it seems a different celebrity brings out a healthy lifestyle book every other week. Here, we cut through the ghost-written nonsense…

Time for a new Sport?

In general I like to encourage people to become more active and I really do not think that there is an age limit for doing sports. The benefits of exercise are so plentiful and generally well known that I feel a little silly for even considering…