I was recently pleased to have the opportunity to meet with and give a talk to a group of specialist bike fitters from around the country. My input was to help them give an initial assessment and make recommendations about postural conditions of their clients prior to them undertaking to make custom changes to the clients' bikes.
Always appreciated the benefit of a regular maintenance visit but couldn't remember the day or time? Well that's soon to change as we introduce our new patient management system with automated appointment reminder service.
Lord Coe has given recognition to the contribution osteopaths made to the Central Medical Team at the London 2012 Games. Lord Coe Said: “The Olympic and Paralympic Games in London 2012 were unique in its provision of Medical and Paramedical services provided to athletes.For the first time in Olympic history, Osteopaths were invited to be part of the Central Medical Team. Twenty-five highly dedicated osteopathic experts gave their time to volunteer as part of the Physical Therapies team, looking after athletes and support staff from all over the world. Osteopaths were present for the duration of both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, located in polyclinics at each major Olympic village, performing over 900 medical encounters.counters.
Having a personal interest in dance as an amatuer, I have witnessed at first hand the injuries that can and are regularly picked up through pursuet of dance. Twisted ankles, strained joints and ligaments, pelvic and hip injuries and shoulder problems are all to easiliy collected and if left un-resolved can inhibit performance and render the person susceptible to further injuries throughout their life. With a particular interest in development of postural problems through childhood, I am pleased to align myself with the national orgaaisation for dance in the UK - Dance UK who are responsible for promoting a healthy approach to dance, and am pleased to announce my acceptance on to their register of Medical practictioners. www.danceuk.org
A welcome for everyone to the new home of Osteopathy For Life here at the Wellness Suite with the first of a series of opendays with talks about various aspects of health and wellbeing.
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Drivers who fail to wear seatbelts correctly are at risk of injury according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). While most people are fully aware that wearing a seatbelt saves lives, the majority are not aware that the way they sit in a car plays a huge part in their personal safety.