Why I Would Say No To Patients

Why I Would Say No To Patients

First I think I should explain what I mean by ‘No’ When I say ‘no’ I mean ‘No I will not’, rather than ‘no I don’t think you should’. Reason 1  I would say NO to a patient who came to me wanting treatment, but they...
Three Reasons To Leave Me

Three Reasons To Leave Me

Not long ago, I explained the top five reasons a person shouldn’t ever choose me as their osteopath. Yes, that’s right. Reasons to NOT choose me as their osteopath. Are you a current patient?  Well, today I’m going to give you three reasons to leave...
The Astonishingly Simple Battle: Choosing Heat or Ice

The Astonishingly Simple Battle: Choosing Heat or Ice

There is an enormous amount of confusion about the use of heat or ice in different kinds of pain.  The confusion is made worse by all of the marketing guff on the brightly coloured packets at the local pharmacy.  It is a shame it has been made so complicated....
Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

Your old manky pillow needs replacing.  How do you choose a new one? Testing pillows in a shop So you know what kind of sleeper you are, and you’ve gone to the shop. You are sorting through pillows that fit your budget.  You’ve got a few in front of you....
Arthritis from Food Poisoning or Unprotected Sex?

Arthritis from Food Poisoning or Unprotected Sex?

Of course, we’ve all heard the term ‘arthritis’ but do you know about reactive arthritis and how it can affect the body? Did you know you can get arthritis from food poisoning or unprotected sex? The term ‘reactive’ implies a response to something – in this case...