Chronic Stress (part 2): Post traumatic stress disorder.

When we hear the word "trauma" we often think of a being hurt or involved in an accident, yet this word covers a broader spectrum of events which can be physical, psychological or both. Traumatic experiences can cause long term complications with anxiety, isolation, depression and in some cases suicidal thoughts. Complications such as these,…

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Medical acupuncture

I know, I have been quiet but I have had good reason to be... studying! Earlier this month I took part in two courses in London; the first being the introductory module for cranial osteopathy with the SCCO, the second being a course in medical acupuncture with OMT Training. As the cranial osteopathy course was…

Festivities in Furzedown!

This year was my second Furzedown Big Day out festival with my colleagues since starting there and as with last years festival the Furzedown community network did not disappoint! The festival was set up to start at midday Saturday 17th of June, with live music, entertainment and a large number of stall for food, home-wares,…

Therapy for a therapist..

Probably not the most professional of posts but as this is a blog its probably best I let some of my guard down and explain the title. Being an osteopath has been a breath of fresh air, each day at work completely different. I'm now that busy, I don't have time to think about the…

Loving yourself.

Before I begin, please understand loving yourself and arrogance are two completely different things. Arrogance is an ego based perception and relies on how you believe other people see you, an external influence. Loving yourself isn't so easy. Many people hide behind masks in public, even more so on social media, to convince others that they…