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Dementia – An Overview

What is Dementia? Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a group of conditions that affect how well our brains work.Dementia can affect anyone, and as people get older the chances of developing dementia increase.The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease – which around two-thirds of people with dementia have.The symptoms each […]

Is This My Life Forever?

Is this my life forever? I hear this a lot in my clinic. ’My life will never be the same again…’Recently, a guy fell off a ladder – well to be precise he fell with the ladder – and came into the clinic looking very sheepish and feeling very sorry for himself.I could hear ACC […]

Anti Inflammatory Diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Rheumatoid ArthritisThis a healthy option for anyone and everyone. While there is no specific “diet” that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), should follow, researchers have identified certain foods that can help control inflammation. Many of them are found in the so-called Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fish, vegetables and olive oil, among other staples. […]

Think Zinc

​In my early days of studying osteopathy and natural health this was a phrase that was bandied around:​” If your feet stink, and you can’t think, you need zinc.” I liked it…I don’t even know if it was true…but the fact is zinc is incredibly important for optimum bodily function. There was also some research at the […]

The Secret of Jaw Pain Revealed

The Secret of Jaw Pain Revealed Who would believe simple things can make such a big difference?Jaw problems (or TMJ dysfunction for those with the lingo) are pretty common these days. One of my patients, who was an actress at the time, had a particularly voluminous and intense role to play.By the end of the show […]

I Think I’m Going Weak At The Knees

I Think I’m Going Weak At The Knees ​Yes its an epidemic – it’s like a plague that is bearing down upon us and we don’t notice until its almost too late.Research I read a while back stated that it is better for elderly people to do weight bearing exercises because of the types of […]

The Truth About Pillows

The Truth About Pillows Its simple really…I could have made a small fortune if I was paid every time someone asked me about pillows.The truth is –  if your neck is sore when you wake in the morning, its invariably not your pillows fault. Unless you have two or more stacked up under your head […]

Dealing With The Stress Epidemic

Dealing With The Stress Epidemic Bleached of their life force,  the stressed stagger on.Its an epidemic. It astounds and never ceases to amaze me how society as a whole seems to care less about its citizens as time goes on. The pressure that is put on individuals and families to “live within their means” is becoming […]

5 Things You Must Know For Good Health

​5 Things You Must Know For Good HealthYes its true.From my twenty years as an osteopath, my obsession with good health, my own brush with burn – out and my wife’s journey with melanoma, there are a few bottom line things that one would be wise to address. That is IF you are interested in fine […]

Muscle Pain – The Silver Lining

  The Silver Lining of Muscle Pain Muscle pain is the most common and I think it is a good idea to have some understanding on what causes it so that you can better know how to relieve it. There are quite a few different causes of muscle pain and if you are really worried about […]