Help is Here – Part Three In the 3rd blog in this series we are at the stage of your journey where we can identify whether you have the physical signs and symptoms of CFS/ ME that would allow us to confirm a diagnosis. The symptoms of CFS/ME are very wide ranging due to… Continue reading Help for M.E./ C.F.S. Part 3
Understanding your journey – Part Two In the second part of this series I focus on how – using the Perrin approach – we diagnose this complex condition and how lifelong symptoms and events can play a major part in the build-up to this illness. What to expect when you begin your treatment We… Continue reading Help for M.E./ C.F.S. Part 2
Recognition and Acceptance -Part One Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as ME, myalgic encephalomyelitis, and widely referred to as ME/CFS) can take over your life with an endless list of debilitating symptoms that reduce your quality of life and prevent you from living life to the fullest. Through these 3 blogs I am going to… Continue reading Help for M.E./ C.F.S. Part 1
Infertility: A brief introductionAccording to different studies, infertility affects 6 to 15% of couples. This may sound like a relatively small percentage and that is because, in the medical environment, infertility is only defined as such after one year of unsuccessfully trying to conceive in women under 35 years, and after 6 months in those… Continue reading How Osteopathy can Help with Infertility
Dysmenorrhoea is the medical name for period pain, a common condition that usually presents itself with cramps or a dull ache, mostly in the abdominal region but it can spread to the low back and the legs. It usually appears a few hours before the start of the period or right after it, and it… Continue reading Dysmenorrhoea: Period Pain
All day, every day, the one constant thing that we all do is to breathe. On average an adult breathes between 12 and 20 times per minute, but do we actually give it the importance that it deserves? If you have been treated by me, there is a very high chance that at some… Continue reading Are You Breathing Properly?
Gastroesophageal Reflux or GERD is widely known to you and I as acid reflux. This is a common problem suffered by people of all ages and stages – infants, pregnant women, those who have put on a bit of weight or have been under stress- to name but a few examples. It can impact greatly… Continue reading Don’t Let Acid Reflux Burn Away in You
Pregnancy is usually a wonderful time in a woman’s life but it can also bring about many issues not least, back pain. In our practice we routinely see women with chronic back pain. Usually it is an incident like, a fall, slip in wet weather, picking something off the floor etc. that would have… Continue reading Back Pain Caused by Childbirth