Plantar Fasciitis 101

Plantar fasciitis also known as ‘Policeman’s Heel’ is one of the most common causes of heel pain.   What symptoms can plantar fasciitis cause? Sharp pain or a dull ache and stiffness in your heel or the base of your foot. …

Isabel's Work Experience - Learning about Work

It’s my first day of work experience at Ebrook and I’m already enjoying it. I came here because I’m interested in what this kind of job entails and what it’s like to work face to face and hands on with a client. Work experience can…

Ellie's Work Experience - Generation Z

Hello, I am Ellie. Today I am here on work experience to really understand the how the service of osteopathy works. Whilst I was here, the team and I got to thinking about how different generations behave differently in their teenage years. We…

No Brain No Pain – 3 BIG misconceptions about pain

Can you remember your school biology lessons? If you can, you might remember a diagram of a foot stepping on a pin and sending pain signals up to the brain. The brain would then send signals to tell the foot to remove itself from the pin, or…

Pilates Lounge Summer Challenge – Part 1

Pilates Lounge have an offer on currently where if you can do 20 classes in a 6 week period over the summer, you can buy your pass for just £100 – that means all the Pilates, Barre, TRX and Yoga goodness you can handle for just £5.00 a class!   I…

What is a Superfood?

Like any buzzword, the term ‘superfood’ is banded around on health and fitness websites and newspaper articles, with the writers claiming they can do all kinds of wondrous and amazing things. Superfoods have been at the centre of debates,…

We're on the move - 4 weeks to go

The renovations of 3 Coleshill Street are well under way, and we’re almost ready to move into our new home… Luckily, we have stayed on track so far, but it’s certainly the case that things are looking worse before they look better!   We’ve…

Do the FLOSS – RockTape Muscle Floss Review

There is a never-ending barrage of rehab tools in the musculoskeletal market place, with seemingly a new one invented every week.  The latest offering in this trend is ROCKFLOSS, a sticky compression bandage which the company have created to…

THIS IS GOING TO HURT - Book Review

I was chatting with a patient about books the other day, and she recommended I read THIS IS GOING TO HURT by Adam Kay. “You’ll like it, it’s right up your street,” she said, “It’s a bit sad at times though…” Yeah, it was. Although…