One of the biggest challenges during pregnancy is pelvic pain, also known as pelvic girdle pain (PGP) or symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD). There is increased weight during pregnancy and this bears down on the pelvic floor and along with other various physical structures. Additionally there can be stiffness in pelvic joints or the joints may…

Knees are the easiest thing to treat in my experience. There are several problems that can arise with a knee, but regardless of whether the source of the problem is in an anterior cruciate ligament or a meniscal tear, there is almost always a patellar tracking dysfunction. This means that the kneecap, or patella, will…

Headaches are a common phenomenon, especially with the increase in stress and screen time in modern life. In my experience, the most common sort of headache is a cervicogenic headache. This kind of headache has its roots in the cervical spine. There can be so many different reasons for experiencing a headache, since there are…

Any pain is uncomfortable, but back pain can interfere with so many of our daily activities. Most back discomfort comes from having done an awkward movement, what I call “the double D’s” – deadlifts and dishwashers. There is often a slight twist or side bend in the back when you fold forward to pick something…

Breathing affects your innards! It afects your rib cage, your your thorax, your pelvic pressure. It affects you. Breathe well

Please note: We have moved from The Summit in Highgate to All About You in Highgate Village, only 300m away. The phone number has changed to 020 8348 9706 or 07855 856975

What is Rotator Cuff Tendonitis? Firstly, Tendonitis: In truth, the word tendonitis should probably not exist. Research has shown that it is very uncommon for tendons to be inflamed. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3312643/ Rather,than tendons becoming inflamed, their structure changes and alters its ability to function, causing pain. To this end, it is more correctly called tendonosis or…

It used to be that I was so sure when people would ask me this most simple question. Within 72 hours, use a cold pack to speed healing, decrease inflammation and swelling and bring blood and nutrition to the area. Before 3 weeks are up, alternate hot and cold packs. Once chronic, use hot packs….

On Friday, 31 October ’14, we hosted a lovely group of Italian osteopaths who travelled to our clinic for a 3 day course. Barrie Savory, being well recognised internationally, is a draw to international practitioners who want to come and learn from the best. I taught the importance of treatment of the throat via the…

I’ve posted this video of Dr. Jan Dommerholt on Hypermobility Dyndrome and how Trigger Point Dry Needling can help. Essentially, get the patient out of pain to alow exercise instead of telling a patient in pain to exercise – as if that would work! A must for anyone suffering in pain with Hypermobility. I would…

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