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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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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