Overtraining : Of course I’m training hard!

‘You’re training too much’.   Your husband says it.  Your wife says it. Your boss says it. Your friends say it. Your teammates probably don’t say it.   Your coach definitely does not say it.   Your general practice doctor probably doesn’t know the difference between...

Who is Tracy the Osteo?

The other day I was doing a livestream on my Facebook page about how to help your upper back and neck with a mobility exercise you can do at your desk. I had a question come through after the video - asking me to talk a bit more about myself. So - I went...

Back To School Rucksack Tips

This is the time of year where parents across the UK are stocking up on school uniforms, school supplies and something to carry them in: a rucksack. There are some considerations to bear in mind when choosing a new rucksack for your child for the school year. The...

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome – Moves to Avoid

Shoulder impingement - or subacrominal impingement as it is sometimes called - can be debilitating.  I’ve treated people with subacromial impingement - and - I have it myself. There are many potential causes of this particular shoulder problem, with the primary cause...

New Collaboration: The Mum’s Chinwag

I'm really pleased to share with everyone that I've teamed up with the The Mum's Chinwag to offer their cardholders a 10% discount on osteopathy and sports massage services. Recently launched in one of the most diverse parts of London, the Chinwaggers is a new parent...

New Location in Canary Wharf

Those of you who travel from Canary Wharf to see me can now see me closer to home! I will be at Roodlane Medical on Mackenzie Walk every Tuesday from 8-12. All policies, pricing and insurance arrangements are Roodlane's and appointments must be booked...

5 Quick Do’s and Don’ts : Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder:  the searing pain, the sleepless nights, the inability to do basic things like get dressed or make a cup of tea or hold your child’s hand.  It is one of the most painful and life challenging conditions I see in clinic. Here are...

Why I Would Say No To Patients

First I think I should explain what I mean by 'No' When I say 'no' I mean 'No I will not', rather than 'no I don't think you should'. Reason 1  I would say NO to a patient who came to me wanting treatment, but they were not safe to treat. What do I mean by this?  I...