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speech and language therapist at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Speech and Language Therapy at Bodyworks

Now this lady might look a little familiar to you, it’s the wonderful Edit showing her true, glorious colours as a Speech and Language Therapist. Edit has her Masters in supporting bilingual children and 10 years experience in helping children with a wider range of speech and communication issues. As the mother of tri-lingual children (and tri-lingual herself) she is experienced at supporting the children and their parents through these…

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Daniele Delicati physiotherapist at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Welcome to Daniele

A huge welcome to our newest team member, Daniele Delicati! Italian by birth Daniele has spent the last few years working in London. But now his Spanish wife has insisted that Spain is the place to be! ⁠Personally I agree completely. Daniele brings some new and slightly different treatment options to us, including acupuncture and dry needling as well as his experience of osteopathic techniques and treatment options. It’s a…

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Osteoarthritis - 5 facts backed by science

Osteoarthritis – 5 facts based on science

In my newsletter last week I went through a detailed description of injections for knee pain which prompted more questions about options. (Don’t forget you can sign up over there on the left!) I thought I’d follow up with more detail about the physio route, as that’s my personal preference (obviously!). All backed by modern science I should add.  Images aren’t necessary unless there’s something odd (we call them red…

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Surgical Team at Bodyworks Marbella

Orthopaedic Surgery Consults

Well this is a rare day for me – excited about a surgeon! As you know I’m not a big advocate of surgery – the last resort not the first option! But occasionally I find one that I feel I can genuinely recommend, that’s really doing the best for their patient with the minimum of recovery. I introduced him here last year but then this little thing called Covid kind…

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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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Private Massage Treatment Room at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Private Air Conditioned Treatment Rooms – why they matter

It’s funny isn’t it the things you take for granted. Things that are so obvious to you that it never occurs to you that someone else might feel differently. Things like privacy, patient comfort, medical confidentiality, personalised treatment. UK Training In the UK where I trained and worked for many years, physiotherapy occurred 1 on 1. You had the undivided attention of your physiotherapist throughout your appointment. Occasionally, particularly in…

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What to do if your knee operations is postponed - with consultant at Bodyworks Health Clinic Marbella

Knee Pain as your knee operation has been postponed?

If you are waiting for your knee operation it can get a bit disheartening. It can feel like limbo – you aren’t getting better, just . . . . waiting. And often you don’t get a referral to a physiotherapist or other support and help until AFTER the operation. And if that operation is delayed or postponed because of a crisis (here’s looking at you Covid-19!) then you get stuck.…

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What to do if your hip operations is postponed - with consultant at Bodyworks Health Clinic Marbella

Hip Pain while waiting for a postponed hip operation?

If you are waiting for your hip operation it can get a bit disheartening. It can feel like limbo – you aren’t getting better, just . . . . waiting. And often you don’t get a referral to a physiotherapist or other support and help until AFTER the operation. And if that operation is delayed or postponed because of a crisis (here’s looking at you Covid-19!) then you get stuck.…

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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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Video Consultation - Physiotherapy and Nutrition at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Video Consultations

WOW what a week in the news! Headlines that wouldn’t seem out of place in some of the more ludicrous disaster movies. More and more of Europe on lockdown with events cancelled and sports seasons on pause – it’s chaos out there! And now we wait and see. But there are some things that don’t stop – and your knee, neck or back pain might be one of them. In…

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