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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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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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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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Food Intolerance Test at Bodyworks Clinic Marbella

Food Intolerance Testing Special Offer

UPDATE – due to the high level of demand Lisa has extended the offer until 31 August 2020! Lisa is SO excited about this! For the last couple of months she’s been raving about this fabulous food intolerance test on offer in the UK and has been desperately trying to figure out how she can offer it to her patients here in Spain. Fortunately she’s had a bit of time…

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Physiotherapy non contact and private - MRT

No contact physiotherapy

The “new normal” starts here! And while many things are back to something like normal there are still many people who are wary about close contact with others, visiting medical centres or hospitals unless needed and wanting more privacy and space. Not all of that sits with our usual image of physiotherapy does it? Picture a conventional physiotherapy session and you probably think hands on contact right? Here in Spain,…

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Can your gut microbiota protect you from serious disease_

Can your gut microbiota protect you from serious disease?

And yes, I am including our current pandemic of Covid 19 in that question. While we still learning daily about Covid 19, one of the most interesting things is that some people are completely asymptomatic, while others display grave symptoms very quickly. And there is much investigation to identify who is at risk and how to better protect them. Age seems to be a factor, as do co-morbidities (previous health…

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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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