What is Gout?

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis, which is extremely painful giving intense, acute pain making joints become swollen, hot, red and shiny.   The pain can be so painful that even light touch or the touch of a bed sheet can cause…

#thisgirlcan - Healthy Commute

Since moving house in October last year, I was determined to make getting to work part of my fitness routine. Walking was great, but it was taking way too long, and I was finding too many excuses not to do it. So, a few weeks ago, I decided…

Michelle Goes Vegan - Part 2

After 3 months of living on a plant based diet I repeated my blood tests through Thriva, a private company who analyse your blood and help you keep track of your health.  The results are in, drum roll please......... I am pleased to announce…

#thisgirlcan - Back to Netball

What a week for English Netball! It was a fairy-tale ending to their Commonwealth Games winning Gold against the home nation, Australia. Both the semi-final and final matches were won on a final goal in the dying seconds of the game, Hollywood…

The WOLF RUN

I booked the Spring Wolf as a Christmas present to my brother, Matt, who works as a Personal Trainer in our clinic, and then tried my best to forget about it. The long dark nights of Winter didn’t encourage me to run, and I arrived in Warwickshire…

Comptoir Libanais at Grand Central

I have been so excited to eat here since I saw a video on Facebook saying that there would be a Comptoir Libanais opening in Birmingham! They have several restaurants around the country after Tony Kitous opened his first branch in London, back…

Gemma's Story

I’ve been treating Gemma for a few years now; she’s an incredibly fast runner, and one of the rising stars of the Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club. We started off addressing a pelvic discrepancy when Gem was increasing her distance,…

Frozen Shoulder

We’ve all heard of Frozen Shoulder, or Adhesive Capsulitis as it’s known in the medical world. But what is it? Why does it happen? And why is it so painful? In terms of orthopaedic conditions, frozen shoulder is a bit of a special one.…

Getting Back on the Bandwagon

It’s the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, a notorious time for over indulging. Drinks with friends, great big roast dinners with all the extras, and of course chocolate Easter eggs!   I have a major sweet tooth, and will jump on to…