Keeping you safe at your osteopathic appointment

There have been many things that we have all had to adapt to regarding the COVID-19 infection control.  Many things are becoming second nature – like hand sanitising, social distancing, face masks etc. Here is a short video (just under 2 minutes) to introduce you to a few things that might have changed at your osteopathic appointment https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=n1K2m3bwL7g&feature=emb_logo.  This video […]

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Infection control

Attached is the  Clinic Policy Document ‘Infection risk management and mitigation guide’ with regard to attending the clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Adapting practice:  Infection risk assessment and mitigation guide I have assessed practice (Osteopathy at the Mews) for risks outlined and put in additional processes as detailed below   This provides an overview of measures taken to adapt […]

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Open for treatment.

It is a worrying time for a lot of us at the moment – in the midst of a public health panic with regards to the Corona Virus outbreak. It is important in such times to try to maintain perspective about the real dangers the virus poses to most of us. There are, of course, concerns about the vulnerable, the […]

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Evidence-based practice

There are a lot of therapies available to help people in pain or discomfort but are these evidence-based practices? How do you know if they are going to work? Many professional bodies work hard to provide evidence for consumers and osteopathy is no different. Below is a list of the many things that osteopathic treatment has be proven to help […]

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Pilates in the Park

PLEASE NOTE: this is currently unavailable.   Hello – I’m really pleased to share that from this Thursday I will starting a brand new matwork Pilates class in a brand new venue. Pilates in the Park is being held on Thursdays at 1.30pm in the lovely new studio of the Tennis Café in Gildredge park, Eastbourne. I’m envisaging people coming […]

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Osteopathy and the voice

I had a very interesting consultation a couple of weeks ago. A lady approached me, not knowing if I could help, and feeling a little desperate. She was having trouble with her voice. It was croaky, it was weak and both of these irritations were fairly new to her. Her doctor had been very thorough and she several hospital appointments, […]

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Pilates in Eastbourne

There is plenty of research telling us that movement is one of the best things we can do for aches and pains. It is also great for pepping-up our general physical and mental wellbeing. I have been an osteopath for 15 years. My passion is sharing exercise and stretching advice with my patients for their benefit. I have brought this […]

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Movement Therapy/Pilates – Eastbourne

I started something new for me this week.  I started being a class instructor for Movement Therapy classes. One of my classes is a chair-assisted Pilates type class being held at Community Wise, Ocklynge Road in Old Town, Eastbourne http://www.communitywise.org.uk/.  Come along at 1.30pm on Tuesdays to see what it’s all about.  A pre-class health check is required for participants […]

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Should I see an osteopath?

Many problems – such as aches and pains, stiff joints, trapped nerves, headaches, sciatica, the list goes on – can be helped by manual therapy and osteopathic treatment.  The question which often comes up is which type of therapist would suit you best?  The answer to this may depend on your particular problem. It may depend on who your friends […]

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Movement Therapy sessions

Movement benefits our physical wellbeing in so many ways – whether it’s regulating our blood sugars; working the heart and lungs of our cardio-vascular system; or reducing obesity and the impact of weight on our joints. It also may benefit our psychological wellbeing through lifting the mood or concentrating the mind. There are many other reasons to move.  From an […]

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