Bells Palsy - physiotherapy and acupuncture can reduce effects

Face Drop – Bell’s Palsy

You’ve woken up and looked at yourself in the mirror, one half of your face has dropped and you are unable to make it move. Your first thought is, “OMG I’ve had a stroke!” Check FAST F – Face drooping A – Arm Weakness S – Speech Difficulty T – Time to call an ambulance (dial 061 in Andalucia) If these don’t apply then you could have a facial palsy…

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Neck Manipulation and stroke risk

Health Warning – Neck Manipulation and Stroke Risk

One of the most important things I do in the initial consultation is take a full and detailed medical history. Which means finding out everything that has happened to people over the course of their lives and the treatment they’ve received. I’ll be honest, this can be an emotional process for me let alone my patient recounting it. Sometimes these histories can leave me hooting with laughter but quite a…

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7 tips to help when back pain hits

Back Pain Treatment – you’re doing it wrong!

One of the best and worst things about modern medicine is that it moves so FAST! The “best” treatment a year ago can, in the light of new research, become not just outmoded but dangerous. We are learning all the time. The science of treating back pain A recent series of papers published in The Lancet has caused quite a stir in the medical profession as it basically demonstrated that…

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Starting off on the right foot – the Initial Consultation

I have always believed that getting better is a two way process – my job is to guide and educate rather than just “do to” you. If you understand what’s happening within your own body, why you feel the way you do and react the way you do, then you understand why I make the recommendations that I do. And you make an educated decision about how to proceed. Either…

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Magnetic Resonance Therapy (MRT or MBST) - the next generation at Bodyworks

Stopping Joint Pain without surgery – the Next Generation!

For the last decade at the Bodyworks Clinic we have worked with a game changing therapy option – Magnetic Resonance Therapy (or MBST or MRT). This has allowed us to help treat patients with any of a LONG list of joint pain conditions feel better, have greater movement and improved quality of life without surgery, drugs or long rehabilitation periods. This has been a revelation and it has been thrilling…

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Love your back Month at Bodyworks

Love your Back month at Bodyworks!

Today is Valentine’s Day! It is the season of love! So to celebrate Bodyworks are having LOVE YOUR BACK month from 14th February to 14th March! In my opinion one of the best and easiest ways to love your back is a few regular sessions on our amazing Mobiliser. I often use it with my patients either before or after a session with me or as part of an MRT…

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Plank works your core without the risk

Will a strong core stop back pain?

Often people with back pain are told that their “core” isn’t strong, that they should “strengthen their core” to relieve their back pain. What is your core? Roughly speaking, when people refer to the core they mean the muscles between the base of your ribs and your hips: The pelvic floor muscles transversus abdominis multifidus internal and external obliques rectus abdominis erector spinae (sacrospinalis) especially the longissimus thoracis the diaphragm the latissimus dorsi gluteus maximus trapezius Is your…

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The Mobiliser – Testimonials

Sarah Key, Physio to HRH Prince Charles The next best thing to a hands-on therapist. M Collins, MD I suffered with low back pain for 6 months despite chiro, physio and massage. I’m now drug free, and I can’t believe the results. Richard Gilbank I am still using and enjoying the Mobiliser twice a day for the past nine months. The results from its use are life changing, now pain…

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Welcome to Acupuncture Evening

Welcome to Acupuncture

Our lovely new Acupuncturist, Rebecca, is starting our new series of presentations and seminars on health and wellness. She is starting with her specialist subject – Acupuncture! Welcome to Acupuncture Therapy for your nervous system Wednesday 4 July 17.00-20.00   During this evening Rebecca will give a seminar on how Acupuncture can help to strengthen your nervous system and help you to manage pain and inflammation. Focusing on Chronic Pain,…

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The Mobiliser – Athletes Testimonials

  Dr Lady Ann Redgrave. Osteopath, Surgeon and Chief Medical Officer to GB Rowing ” I hear only compliments about the Mobiliser. We have many Mobilisers in daily use in our Great Britain Rowing training, and took the Mobiliser to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics to help the rowers recover and maintain peak performance. I used the Mobiliser in private practice between 2003 and 2011 and have observed particular benefits:…

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