5 Years of Michelle

Michelle D’Arcy has been working with the team at Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic for 5 years this week! Michelle is the clinic’s longest serving Associate practitioner, joining Emily in practice in February 2015.   Back…

Skiing Injuries

It’s ski season, and arguably the busiest week for many resorts is February half term… This week in clinic we usually see an influx of patients with ski related injuries and ailments, so we’ve put together this handy SOS guide to common…

Nike Pegasus Trail Shoes

Since letting Lizzie look at my (shamefully) over used running shoes, I was encouraged to invest in a new pair, to improve my running and save my feet, calves and knees from injury! Lizzie assessed my current running shoes, which were a pair…

The Matter of the Heart

Our February coffee table book has been out in clinic for a couple of weeks now. The practitioners have chosen “The Matter of the Heart” by Thomas Morris. The book details the history of 12 ground-breaking cardiac procedures; everything…

Emily and Rufus try Canicross

18 months ago, our receptionist Jo uttered a truly magical phrase to me. “It will never be the perfect time to get a dog; you just make it work. Anyway, I’ll always help you – you could bring it to work.” In that moment, Jo had given…

MEAT or RICE

M.E.A.T. not R.I.C.E. Don’t worry, we haven’t turned into complete carnivores, this post has nothing to do with food or diet, it is all about injury recovery. We all hear conflicting advice when we’re injured, “make sure you…

Long Haul Flight Advice

If you have seen me clinic and have been on a flight you have probably heard me give you advice and how to avoid being stationary as much as possible when on a flight.   Over Christmas I went on a long-haul flight and have put my…

Rebel Recipes for Veganuary

For 2020, our team’s New Year’s Resolution is to read more! To this point, we have decided to select one coffee table book each month for our patients to enjoy in the waiting room.   In the spirit of getting into the New Year…

#RealPatients - Katy's Neck Pain

What causes your neck pain? I became a Sports Therapist following years of neck and shoulder pain. It wasn’t from an acute injury but years of neglect. I took my neck for granted and the sports I chose to do added to the issue. Looking up…

New Years Resolutions

So two thirds of the first month of the new Year are already over. Statistics are not very kind to those that have started a new habit or are following a goal. The NHS reckons that only 10% actually stick to them in the long. Of a population…

Yin Yoga for Health and Relaxation

Take the first step to health; Yin Yoga = Relaxed At this time of year it is hard to muster the energy to run on a treadmill, do a fitness class or swim lengths of a luke warm pool, but one healthy habit you could adopt is Yin Yoga. It takes…

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…

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…

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…

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…