Entries by Emily Ward

Cold Weather Tips for Arthritis

The cold, damp weather in the wintertime plagues our patients with osteoarthritis at the clinic. With the weather not set to improve for several months yet, it’s high time we shared our pro tips for tackling any increase in pain levels.   Keep Toasty A thermal layer goes a long way in keeping the heat […]

2019 Roundup

What a year 2019 has been for our team here at Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic! We’ve seen babies born, new practitioners join, awards won, and our team really settle into their new home in the heart of Sutton Coldfield.   We’ve welcomed Lizzie Watters to the team this year, and she has made a […]

Best Barre in Birmingham

The Pilates Lounge in Sutton Coldfield have always had a reputation for the most amazing barre classes – that’s just a given. But when I went to class this Saturday, my eyes were opened!   Gemma Allwood is a home-grown teacher in the truest sense; a client turned teacher in just under 3 years, Gemma […]

Women’s Aid Christmas Appeal

This year our clinic has been collecting Christmas donations for Women’s Aid; to help them help women and children who find themselves in crisis, seeking refuge. We have had an absolutely overwhelming response so far, with our waiting room being transformed into a donation sorting office! We quickly ran out of space, and have had […]

Unlimited Pilates in December

What is the perfect antidote to festive fatigue? It’s Pilates! Feeling sluggish after too many mince pies? All cramped up from watching Christmas specials on the sofa? (Or just want to avoid your family for an hour?!) Pilates Lounge have indulged us with an Unlimited Class offer for December this year; to give you the […]

Samantha’s Christmas Tips

Christmas is fast approaching! Which can mean extra stress levels, especially at the weekends when we try and cram in the Christmas shopping and subject ourselves to carrying those gift-laden shopping bags through the crowds.  Add to this the extra pressure of cleaning the house, the food preparation and cooking for your friends and family […]

Osteo’s Christmas Gift Guide 2019

The festive season can be pretty overwhelming! Giving your loved ones a thoughtful and useful gift can be a real head-scratcher. Thankfully, our team are on hand to help – with their top picks for festive gifts. Here’s our top pick for the…   Stocking Stuffer Soft tissue releasers – from £8.00 on Amazon and […]

iO Awards 2019 – Second Place Prizes

Our team attended the 2019 Institute of Osteopathy Awards at the beginning of November, and were thrilled to walk away with not one, but two accolades! Emily was the first to receive an award – coming in second place in the Principle of the Year category. Being a Principal Osteopath means that Emily has a […]

Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid -Christmas Charity Appeal

Following the success of our Erdington Food Bank collection in 2018, Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic are this year welcoming donations for Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid.   This local charity, nominated by our Sports Therapist Michelle D’Arcy, supports women and children affected by gender-based abuse including domestic violence, forced marriage, FGM, sexual assault and […]

Emily – iO Award Finalist

Emily Ward graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2014, returning to her home town, Sutton Coldfield and establishing the Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic that same year. Being 22, Emily didn’t have experience or business acumen to draw upon, but began a steep learning curve, putting her energy into developing her clinic as […]

Samantha – iO Award Finalist

Samantha Owen joined Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic as a new graduate from the European School of Osteopathy in July 2017. Coming as a new graduate, Samantha was receptive of any guidance she could take to refine her practice and professionalism; quickly adopting the clinic’s ethos of treating for health, as well as those with […]

Hans – iO Award Finalist

Hans Sturm qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2015. After spending the year following graduation in his native Germany, Hans returned to the UK looking for a position as an Associate Osteopath. Knowing life in Central London was not for him, he looked for practices that shared his philosophy of working to an […]

Finalists for the iO Awards 2019

We are very pleased to announce, our Osteopathic team have made it to the finals of the Institute of Osteopathy Awards 2019. Through their hard work and dedication to the clinic, both Hans and Samantha have been selected to be finalists for this year’s Associate of the Year award. Emily’s entry has been taken to […]

SPD and Pregnancy

SPD known as synthesis pubis dysfunction is common and effects 1 in 5 women in the UK who develop pelvic pain during their pregnancy.  This can cause some uncomfortable symptoms throughout pregnancy; SPD can give you symptoms such as: You may feel pain directly over your pubic bone which can be very localised pain but […]

Reformer Pilates in Sutton Coldfield

Our team were so lucky last week to spend the afternoon with Clare from the Pilates Lounge in Sutton Coldfield, learning all about the studio’s new Reformer Pilates Classes. Pilates Lounge have invested in 4 brand new Balanced Body Reformer machines, a state of the art piece of exercise equipment, suitable for everyone from experienced […]