Pregnancy and parenting

Last week, in all that furnace-like heat, I was having a lovely time in clinic treating new parents.  I love treating through pregnancy and new mums too.  I love hearing all the wonder and love that parents have to share.  The attentiveness and tenderness they have for their babies. Sometimes though things are a little less than rosy. Pregnancy Pregnancy […]

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Easing of COVID-related restrictions.

Masked osteopaths   Masked osteopaths, as key workers, have been extremely busy over the last 12 months. Our work has continued to help those in pain or discomfort. We have also been there offer face-to-face consultations for patients who haven’t been able to visit their GP. I have been pleased to be there for those patients with complex health concerns […]

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New technology

My osteopathic work has changed a lot for me over the last twelve months, as it has for many people.  This time last year I was at home.  I was looking after my children and my osteopathic hands were given some time off. Come the summer osteopaths were recognised as key-workers and off I popped – back to work in […]

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Welcome

Hello! Welcome to Osteopathy at the Mews. I’ve been working as an osteopath for nearly 17 years now.  I can’t quite believe how that time has whizzed by.  That means that I have seen thousands and thousands of patients and shared many healthcare journeys with them. I have many fond or funny memories about chats with patients over the years […]

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Are your ribs causing you problems?

Ribs. You might not think about them all that much.  They seem quite inconspicuous most of the time. There are 12 pairs of them that come together to form your ribcage which protects yours heart, lungs and major blood vessels. They also provide attachments for your spine, ligaments and muscles.  Every breath you take requires the ribs to move along […]

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Headache – causes and help

Headaches can be a real pain – throbbing, nagging, tension, pressure, aching. They can make everyday activities feel like they are shrouded by a dark, oppressive cloud. They can effect our concentration, our patience or our mood. Some people may suffer more than others and there can be many reasons for this. Headaches and their causes can be helped. I […]

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Reducing stress through treatment

The third lockdown had definitely been tough on people. Maybe it is because of the cold, gloomy weather; it could be the long dark days; perhaps everyone is just bored now. We were all so full of hope and optimism that January would be the start of something better. Finally, we would be moving away from the trials of 2020. […]

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Body symptoms post lockdown

I’ve been hard at work since June and busier than ever in Eastbourne. There were a lot of modifications to make to practice and a lot of nervousness from me and patients initially but it was so good to be back. It was good to see my loyal and lovely patients, catch up and know they are OK. It was […]

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Pilates COVID risk assessment

  PILATES COVID RISK ASSESSMENT Complete by: Gail Date: 4th September 2020 I have assessed Pilates classes for risks outlined and put in additional processes as detailed below Undertaken a risk assessment Date risk assessment carried out 14th September 2020 Purpose: Pilates classes in the Old Chapel Centre, Alfriston Heightened cleaning regimes The hall floor and common areas will be […]

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COVID and hands-on treatment

Face-to-face treatments are now available with full sanitising measures in place:  mask, gloves and apron are worn for every consultation and the clinic is aired and disinfected between patient appointments. Telephone consultations prior to your visit make sure you are safe to come to the clinic  – for you and others after you. Of course, full telephone or video consultations […]

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