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Based at Bodyworks Health Clinic in Marbella

Now Accepting Practitioners

Welcome to Bodyworks A health centre in a prime location.  A range of professionals working together. An effortless way for practitioners to run their own business. Bodyworks Health Clinic is an integrated wellness and health clinic located in the La Colonia Commercial Centre in the center of San Pedro de Alcantara, Marbella. Rather than specializing in a single discipline, Bodyworks believes in creating a clinical space where a range of…

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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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Staying safe at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

The New Normal

Now all of Andalucia is safely into Phase 3 so we start to look forward to the “New Normal”. Here at Bodyworks we are guided by the regulations from the Colegio de Fisioterapeutas de Andalucia as they are my governing body. I’m not an epidemiologist or a virologist or an infectious disease specialist (although I know them!). I’m very lucky to have had the support and input of some very…

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Video Consultations with medical Professionals at Bodyworks Health Clinic

Secure Video Consultations with Clinical Professionals

I started alone – just me offering video consultations during this period when face to face appointments aren’t possible. But slowly I have been joined by a growing group of professionals who are able to offer support and services for their patients online. It’s an amazing insight into the future! International support Of course one of the strengths of this method of support is that it doesn’t matter where you…

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Secure medical Video Consultations - Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Secure Video Consultations

So Zoom is the most fashionable app right now – for meetings and socialising, exercise classes and webinars and . . . . well anytime you want to see the person you’re talking to! But with more use some of the serious security flaws have come to light. And this means it’s not appropriate to be used for medical video consultations – we have a higher burden of data protection…

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Colonic Hydrotherapist Lisa at Bodyworks Marbella

Digestive Health at Bodyworks

At Bodyworks I have always worked hard to promote not just joint and muscle health but also to stress how important whole body health is to feeling better. And I have always believed that digestive health is a really, REALLY important part of that. But I have always maintained my amateur status, focusing on the parts I’m actually qualified to have an opinion on!! But now we have a professional…

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Aromatherapy at Bodyworks Marbella

Exploring new routes – aromatherapy

We are taking a little walk on the wild side this month. Now you know my focus on evidence based practice – that’s making sure there is a LOT of science to back up my more unconventional claims. And I have Emmie the cynical queen of Google to back me up and find it all. But this month I’m taking a teeny detour into my alternative side. Many of you…

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Sandie Ashing Clinical Hypnotherapist at Lux Therapy Clinic

Hypnotherapy

As many of you know we are very proud of our team of professionals here at Bodyworks. Some are full time team members and others drop in when a patient would prefer to be seen near Marbella. And to we have a special gift from two of our regular practitioners – husband and wife team behind Lux Therapy Clinic – Sandie and Stuart Ashing. Sandie is a clinical hypnotherapist who…

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Dr Joris Van der Lugt at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

A surgeon I actually want to recommend . . . .

I know, the idea shocked me as well! Recently I declared 2020 to be the Year of the Hip. Today I’d like to tell you why. Through the mists of time Back when I was a very VERY new physiotherapist I was extremely fortunate. One of my patients was getting a hip replacement! While incredibly common now (over 35,000 per year on the NHS) they had only just started to…

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Acupuncture for cancer patients at Bodyworks Marbella

Acupuncture to Support Cancer Patients

We are proud to announce that our fabulous acupuncturist Rebecca is now qualified to support patients with cancer with acupuncture Now many of the individual aspects and symptoms that are specific to those patients with cancer are generally and widely supported by acupuncture. But, of course, both cancer itself and the treatments associated with treating it, can have quite specific implications that require very careful consideration. Now I want to…

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