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Open Christmas 2020 Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Christmas Hours 2020

Well, we made it to December! And the holiday season for so many of us. As you will no doubt be aware, the holiday season in Spain extends until the Three Kings or Reyes Magos celebration on 6 January. More celebrations! During this period the clinic will be open by appointment whenever you need us. But, if nobody does because you are feeling far too lovely enjoying the celebrations, then…

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After Birth recovery treatment at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Post Partum Recovery Treatment

Giving birth may be a wonderful experience but it is without a doubt, one of the hardest things you will ever ask your body to do. And it comes after 9 months of your body doing extraordinary things and undergoing extraordinary changes. The hormones released during pregnancy, birth and the period directly after giving birth change your body in some extraordinary ways – your ligaments become looser and more relaxed,…

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Migraine Diet Guide at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Migraine diet

Diet and migraine are inextricably linked aren’t they? Most migraine patients have at least one food that it feels like they only have to look at to trigger a migraine. Often, in reality, the relationship can be more complicated than that – an overstressed system takes the smallest trigger to over react and, by reducing the overall system stress, you may be able to enjoy small quantities of those troublesome…

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Migraine Maths

In 2015 additional training and equipment meant that I was able to introduce our new Headache and Migraine Clinic service which has expanded ever since. New team members and upgraded technology mean that we can do better at what is required to treat this challenging and complicated condition. Which, in my experience, is treating the whole person. Unique to you Migraine is a very personalised condition – no two patients…

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Improve recovery after surgery by 50% at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Post Cosmetic Surgery Lymphatic Drainage

When you choose to have a cosmetic procedure it is easy to forget that before you reach the beautiful “after” picture you have to undergo surgery. And all surgery, regardless of its aim, causes trauma and swelling and discomfort. Which doesn’t really fit into that beautiful “after” picture does it? Less swelling, less pain, faster recovery Post op recovery is not a fun process, but there is a way to…

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Reduce pain and swelling after surgery by up to 50% at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

3 steps to faster recovery after surgery

Surgery is a BIG thing for our bodies. There’s the medication and anaesthetic, the trauma to skin, muscles and other tissues, the emotional stress . . . . Now admittedly these can vary HUGELY depending on the procedure – open heart surgery is a totally different conversation to an arthroscopy for instance. But all three things happen in all surgeries, whether you are excited to have it (cosmetic surgery for…

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Post Surgery Anti Inflammation Diet at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Post Surgery Anti Inflammation Diet

In a recent newsletter I referenced this article talking about how our bodies interact with the food we eat. A quote that jumped out at me was: Recently recovering from a minor surgical procedure, the physician and author Siddhartha Mukherjee mused that he was able to turn to medicine for anti-inflammatories and antibiotics targeted to his recovery from the surgical wound, but there was no good information about what he…

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Pre surgery diet and tips from Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Pre Surgery – how to get the best surgical results

Most people know that after surgery comes rehab – in fact for most people that’s probably the first thing they think of for physiotherapy! And rehab is really, really important – but I’ll talk about that next time. Before we get started on what to do after surgery – let’s talk about what to do BEFORE surgery. Different types of surgery Obviously there are many different types of surgery for…

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Alfonso Sanchez from Sontec welcomes patients at Bodyworks

Audiology at Bodyworks – introducing Alfonso from Sontec

This is one of those – good news / bad news situations! Bad news first – Peter Ormrod, our audiologist of the last decade (maybe more?!) is returning to the UK. His daughter, Joma, has built their UK business into such a thriving concern that he is returning to support her full time! This is obviously wonderful news for them and we are so happy for them! But never fear…

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Abdominal Massage Testimonial at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Maya Abdominal Massage – what it feels like

I always think that it is really quite tough being a modern patient. We have SO many treatment options that it can be hard to figure out which one is right for us. We can (and do!) discuss all the options with you to make sure you are in the right place. But sometimes nothing beats knowing how it feels. Fortunately our lovely patients happily volunteer to give their stories…

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