Overuse injuries in Children

When I grew up (which wasn’t all that long ago), I played netball in the winter and tennis in the summer combined with swimming all year round. I eventually switched netball for basketball and dropped the tennis and eventually dropped the swimming too. I also tried my hand (or foot) at soccer, aussie rules, badmitton,… Read More

Yummy Walnut Pesto

I used to love pesto the traditional way, with pine nuts, and you may too in which case you can substitute the walnuts out for pine nuts. You can also use cashews which adds a little sweetness or combine the nuts, even better! I no longer mentally enjoy eating pine nuts after an experience which… Read More

4 essential oils to soothe aches & pains

If you’ve already been in to the clinic you will know that we love aromatherapy! We use doTERRA oils. In the winter we diffuse the ‘on guard’ mix to ward off cold germs; we use tea tree oil in our mix for wiping down the leather and vinyl surfaces; if hayfever is rampant we diffuse… Read More

Thai Beef Larb Bites

As promised in last weeks post “Is Thai Food Healthy?” here is a delicious and surprisingly easy healthy Thai Food recipe you can make at home. These are very yummy. You can pre make them all or if you have eaters with various tastes you can prepare all the ingredients and make them up at the table,… Read More

Is Thai food healthy?

Most of us indulge in the luxury of not having to cook an evening meal from time to time, and nothing beats Thai food in my opinion! It’s soooo yummy! But…is Thai food healthy? When it comes to takeaway options Thai food is often seen as the healthier choice. Pizza is usually greasy, loaded with… Read More

Is Myotherapy right for me? 3 Part Quiz

We have recently been involved in a health week with a local business and besides the question of “What is Myotherapy?” the second most popular question was “How do I tell if Myotherapy is right for me?” so today I’m going to provide you with a questionnaire to help you determine if Myotherapy might be… Read More

My homemade toothpaste recipe!

I love coffee! Unfortunate downside of coffee and other foods such as red wine and dark chocolate to name a few is that they can leave your teeth looking less than pearly white. This is how I got onto this recipe. I knew that charcoal and bicarb were good teeth whiteners so I thought why… Read More

Which is better – Osteopathy or Chiropractic?

Sometimes I advise patients that their joints need a bit more attention by either a Chiropractor or an Osteopath. Many of them already have an idea of which they prefer but today’s article is for those who don’t really understand the difference between Osteopathy and Chiropractic. To make things even more challenging there are different… Read More

4 common area of pain during pregnancy – Part 2

If you haven’t already read part 1 click here. Part 1 discussed pain of the low back and the ribs during pregnancy. Today’s article is going to focus on 2 new areas; sciatica and hip/groin pain during pregnancy. As mentioned in part 1 there are several reasons why you might experience pain while you are pregnant… Read More