5 Years

This Sunday, our clinic turns 5 years old! Since we first opened in Boldmere in 2014, our team, facilities and patient numbers have grown beyond anything I could have imagined on that first day. In the last year we have relocated to the centre…

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…

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…

The Real Birth Workshop with Heather Turner

We are delighted to share with you the Real Birth Workshop, which is coming to our clinic on Saturday 27th April 2019. We are so lucky to have been chosen as a venue by the fabulous Heather Turner, midwife and proprietor of Barefoot Holistic…

7 Pools Run 2019

Our team were delighted to attend the 7 Pools Run in aid of the Norman Laud Association once again this year. This charity, and these runs in particular, are very dear to our team, and we have been attending to provide free sports massage for…

Gym Problems

If you’re having gym problems I feel bad for you, son.   I have a lot of patients turn up in clinic who feel like their gym form is going out the window. They might have been training for a long time, but feel their right and left sides…

What is Sciatica?

Sciatic pain is horrible, as anyone who has experienced it will attest to! Burning pain down the back of the leg, pins and needles, and in extreme cases loss of muscular power in certain muscle groups. So, what is sciatic irritation? Why is…

The Perils of being a New Mom

There was a really interesting article on the BBC the other day, talking about the health risks of becoming a parent for the first time. It’s a period of great change in someone’s life, as they take on the big responsibility of looking after…

A Very Sutton Coldfield Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the amazing ladies our clinic is lucky enough to have come into contact with, who work for themselves in the Sutton Coldfield area. Running a business is hard work, but these ladies make…

Working with Adventure Graphics

Our clinic will have been going for five years this summer, and the sings of age are starting to show! Our branding and logo came at no expense in the first instance, as I had cobbled them together myself in a very ammeter way. Over the years…

Matt on a Mission

You might have noticed our resident personal trainer Matt has been a little busy recently. For the last 18 months, Matt has been working on his diploma in Sports Therapy, so that he can join our therapeutic team in delivering treatments for…

A Sunday Well Spent

Sunday has always been my favourite day of the week – as they say “A Sunday well spent brings a week of content” I don’t have much time off work, so I find planning my days off helps me to enjoy them more. This is my recipe for a Sunday…

Spinal Manipulation – What’s the Crack?

One of the techniques our osteopaths in clinic employ is spinal manipulation. I find it’s met with glee or fear at first mention, depending on the sensibilities of the patient on the table. Obviously, any technique that involves moving the…

How Does Pain Work?

Pain science has come a long way in the last 10 years! We’re now able to use modern imaging techniques to see exactly what happens when we’re in pain, and naturally this information is incredibly useful to healthcare professionals (like…

Original Osteopathic Principals

The father of Osteopathy, Andrew Taylor Still, developed osteopathic medicine as an alternative to the harsh, and often damaging medical interventions of the 19th century. Medicines at the time mostly consisted of opium, arsenic and castor…