Painful Runner's Knee

Running is a great way of increasing your fitness, by helping to improve your cardio-vascular fitness, enhancing muscle tone and even making us feel good and reduce stress by releasing hormones called endorphins. However, running can be…

The Rehab Code

Patients come in to our clinic looking first and foremost for manual therapy. This is where our team really shines, and practical, hands-on treatment is the first love of all our practitioners. However, once a patient is out of pain, how…

Why does my child tip-toe?

I often see children in clinic who struggle to walk with the feet flat and find it easier to walk on their tip toes without any contact with the floor with their heels. This is very common and will usually resolve once a child starts walking…

Ice or Heat?

A common question I get asked is what should I use ice or heat after an injury? But what happens when you use ice and heat? Ice and heat effects are bodies differently by affecting the blood vessels. When we use ice our blood vessels constrict…

Farewell Lee!

It is our very sad task to announce that Lee is leaving our clinic, with his last working day being Tuesday 7th May 2019. Lee has been a really valuable asset to our team here at Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic, and he will be greatly…

Lizzie’s Guide to Marathon Prep

Marathon season is almost upon us, with London coming up at the end of April. Training programmes are getting intense, and although the end is in sight – the potential for injury preventing performance on the day is still high!   Here…

Osteo for Osteoporosis

Manual therapy is most people’s first choice when it comes to reducing muscle aches and pains, but what if you have a health condition that reduces the amount of force your body can cope with? Osteopathy is a great gentle treatment option…