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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

What is Carpal Tunnel?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition caused by compression of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist. The median nerve runs the whole length of the arm and through part of the wrist called the carpal tunnel. This nerve supplies…

Our Last Day in Boldmere

Four years ago, I treated my very first patient at Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic. How was I to know, that day, what the next four years would have in store?   Over that time, we have grown into a strong team of 11, diversified…

Emily’s Pilates Teacher Training – Part 3

So, it’s been a few weeks since I started on the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute course for Pilates teacher training, and I’ve now completed all three levels of training from beginners to advanced.   The last two-day…

Ready for Birth?

Having a baby is certainly more akin to a marathon than a sprint. From conception to the time your baby reaches 3 months old, it’s one of the biggest events a female body can undertake. Checking in with your Osteopath through your pregnancy…

An Osteo's Guide to Breastfeeding

How often should I feed my baby? Everyone is different, and everyone especially babies feel hungry at different times of the day, but typically babies want to be fed every 2 – 3 hours. Babies are small, and you don’t want to over feed…

All About Colic

Colic is a generalised name given for excessive and frequent crying (more than 3 hours a day for more than 3 days a week), in a baby that otherwise appears to be healthy. What are the symptoms of colic? Common symptoms of colic include: …

The Tongue Tied Baby

What is Tongue Tie? Tongue Tie also known as Ankloglossia affects 4-11% of babies although I have found it is becoming more common.  It is usually identified when you have your new born checks after birth, however it can be easily missed…

Osteopathy for Older People

This is a subject very close to my heart – at university I wrote my dissertation on the health of Older Adults and an Osteopath’s ability to care for them. As we get older, our bodies need a little bit more looking after; like an amazing…

Osteopathy for Golfers

Golfers are among the most fanatical patients we treat in clinic. If their game is going badly, it’s the end of days – if you take some numbers off their handicap you’re the hero of the hour. There are few sports that require the concentration…