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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…

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…

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…

2018 at Ebrook

It’s been a big year for our team! We moved from our original clinic location in Boldmere to our new home in the centre of Sutton Coldfield. This was no mean feat, considering the clinic was only closed for two days during the move, our…

Self-Care at Christmas

December is a notorious time for poor health – with the festive parties, more eating and drinking, next-to-no daylight and flu season in full swing, it’s no wonder most of us feel pretty grotty by the time it’s over. Here are my top tips…

Pain-free Christmas Wrapping

The Ergonomics of Christmas Wrapping With Christmas just around the corner, it’s that time to start helping Santa and wrapping the presents.  Which can be a big job and require a lot of time being in one position to get them all done for…

 Lower Back Pain and Christmas

Christmas is an unlikely nightmare for people suffering with lower back pain. Traipsing around the shopping centre, high heel wearing, and standing for long hours at parties or after work drinks can all be problematic. There are some pro…

Erdington Food Bank Festive Appeal

Every year, our practitioners are lucky enough to receive some extra little goodies from their patients – chocolates, biscuits… maybe even a cheeky bottle of wine? Last year, we felt so spoiled, that we just couldn’t accept any more…

Beat the Bulge at Christmas

The key to not piling on the pounds at Christmas is simply Moderation! If you've worked hard all year to lose weight don't let Christmas undo all your efforts. You can enjoy yourself and maintain your weight at this time of year by following…

Staying Lean at Christmas

So, Christmas is right around the corner and you’re worried about gaining weight over the festivities. You’re scared about peer pressure from friends and family, and you’re not prepared for the train-wreck the extra food and alcohol will…

Michelle’s Gluten Free Mince Pies

A lot of Christmas goodies are gluten-based, and it can be hard to find treats when you’re intolerant. These mincepies fill the house with the warm cinnamon scent of Christmas – and are egg and gluten free. You will need; 150g…

Winter Spiced Red Cabbage

Making a vegetable the focus of a Christmas meal is a great way to make it healthier. This is an easy dish to make ahead of time, and slow cook without needing to pay it much attention. Equally delicious the next day with cold turkey meat! You…

An Osteo's Christmas Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… but not necessarily the most health conscious. Which is why it’s also a great time to treat your family and friends to something that will benefit them. From stocking stuffers, to larger gifts…