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Vitamin D and bones

As we welcome Autumn and the days get shorter and the sun is lower in the sky I’d like to draw your attention to the importance of Vitamin D. This topic is of importance to many people living in the Northern hemisphere but for me, as an Osteopath, a symptom of Vitamin D deficiency can […]

Prevent Injuries in the Garden Gym

Gardening is a great way to keep active and reduce stress but it can be strenuous. Having a strong core and keeping flexible will make gardening more pleasurable. Some simple exercises you can do to help prevent gardening injury are squats, lunges and core exercises as it’s these muscles which need to be engaged (that means working) […]

Public Health – Active 10 Campaign

Active 10 To help combat inactivity in adults, Public Health England’s “One You” campaign began in March 2017. It aims to encourage adults to build more physical activity into their life by simply walking briskly for 10 continuous minutes or more every day. The One You Physical Activity campaign highlights that 10 minutes of brisk walking everyday gets the heart pumping […]

Love Your Bones!

World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), 20th October, raises awareness of bone health and osteoporosis prevention. ‘Love Your Bones – Protect your future’  World Osteoporosis Day reminds us that maintaining strong, healthy bones is the key to an active and independent future. You need to start looking after your bones now! Osteoporosis is not as well known […]

Back Care Awareness Week

The annual Back Care Awareness Week, run by BackCare, is taking place between 2-8th October 2017. The theme is Back Pain in Education. Back pain is one of the top common causes of absence from work throughout the country. It costs the UK economy around £15 billion every year as over four million working days are […]

Improving posture simply

How can I improve my posture? Unfortunately many of us get into bad habits over the years and some simple tips can help improve your posture. Poor posture affects the biomechanics of the body, leading to chronic muscle and joint strains and ultimately pain or tissue damage. It can also affect the other body systems […]

Realising a dream

June 2017 was a landmark month in the Knott family household. It marked the opening of my own clinic and realising the dream of building my own practice. From the day I decided I wanted to become an osteopath, over 15 years ago, I’d dreamt of having my own clinic. After qualifying in 2008 it wasn’t long before […]