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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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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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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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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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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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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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Isolation - managing your pain at home Marbella Bodyworks Clinic

Staying active in isolation

Missing your outdoor sports? Struggling to keep up your rehab after an injury or post-surgery recovery? Stress + inactivity + a less than ideal working from home/desk set up woken up an old pain? Worried about how to get help? Let’s go through what you can do to stay active and painfree even when you can’t leave the house. Resources Got an internet connection? You’re all set! Right now YouTube…

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Medical Resources during Coronavirus quarantine Costa del Sol 2020

Medical Resources during Coronavirus quarantine in Costa del Sol – without leaving the house!

Welcome to quarantine in the Costa del Sol in March 2020! Isn’t it exciting??? Currently you are only able to leave the house for essential supplies or work. However, many of us may still need medical advice or support during this period, for a wide variety of reasons. Video and Technology to the Rescue!! I’m not the only one offering using technology to continue treating patients! It’s fantastic to see just…

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