Why I Would Say No To Patients

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...
Arthritis from Food Poisoning or Unprotected Sex?

Arthritis from Food Poisoning or Unprotected Sex?

Of course, we’ve all heard the term ‘arthritis’ but do you know about reactive arthritis and how it can affect the body? Did you know you can get arthritis from food poisoning or unprotected sex? The term ‘reactive’ implies a response to something – in this case...
Functional Active Release Techniques

Functional Active Release Techniques

The word ‘functional’, as it tries to convey ‘related/useful/applicable to life’ types of concepts, is so overused it’s almost painful.  Functional techniques, functional nutrition, functional movements…it’s the new bandwagon...
Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

Many people quite rightly see osteopaths as clinicians who know a LOT about bones.  That is because we do! When you ask someone what might make them more likely to have osteoporosis, lots of discussion about calcium comes up.   It is a common misunderstanding that...