Ready for Birth?

Having a baby is certainly more akin to a marathon than a sprint. From conception to the time your baby reaches 3 months old, it’s one of the biggest events a female body can undertake. Checking in with your Osteopath through your pregnancy…

An Osteo's Guide to Breastfeeding

How often should I feed my baby? Everyone is different, and everyone especially babies feel hungry at different times of the day, but typically babies want to be fed every 2 – 3 hours. Babies are small, and you don’t want to over feed…

Pains in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when your body changes – a lot. Here, we’re going to outline some of the biomechanical problems we see ladies with in the clinic, and how osteopathy can help.   Sciatica We’ve had previous blog posts…

Is All Sciatica The Same?

We commonly see patients in clinic presenting with sciatic pain – a deep, gnawing pain down the buttock, into the back of the leg, sometimes electric, shooting or stabbing. It can occur with or without lower back pain, and with or without…

Rounded Shoulders

Your posture becomes the shape you decide to position your body throughout the day. So if you’re working at a desk or drive for prolonged periods time it’s most likely you’re going to develop rounded shoulders. Quick test - stand…

The Slipped Disc

A lady I met a few days ago said, “I’ve got a slipped disc, and no massage is going to fix that.” When people pick up their MRI scan results, they don’t get a full explanation of what living with a disc herniation actually entails…

Spanish Chicken Tray Bake

This is one of my Dad’s creations – all in one tray, the chorizo creates the dish’s sauce as it melts and releases spicy oil into the pan. This one needs very little attention in the oven, so although the cooking time is longer, it’s…

Top Tips for a Good Night's Sleep

When considering your own health, sleep is often not considered - but lack of sleep can directly affect; Mental health Physical health Quality of life Personal safety Safety of those around you If you are deficient in sleep…

Matt Tries Paleo - Part 2

So, it’s been 6 weeks since I started the paleo diet. I got the inspiration from writing a blog about how it works and another blog about how I got on within the first few weeks. Before we get into the final weeks and results, lets recap…