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Listen to your body

by Inga Allen Over the last few years I have become more and more aware of how our body starts to show us when we are not listening. I have seen in many patients that their symptoms often arise after they have pushed themselves too far and not allowed themselves to rest when necessary. We…

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Helping women’s health

by Inga Allen I HAVE recently started a two-year postgraduate diploma course in Women’s Health Osteopathy. The course is run by one of the experts in the field Professor Renzo Molinari. It is the first of its kind in the world. The course focuses on how Osteopathy can support the changing physiology of women throughout…

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Summer Health

With the Summer upon us it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you’re staying active with a cycle ride or going for a run or just spending time in the open air with your family camping enjoying a barbecue, the last thing you want is for aches and pains to spoil your fun. Here…

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Homeopathy can help new mums

Homeopathy comes into its own after you have had a baby, says homeopath Suzy Cain. This can be a difficult time if it is your first baby, as it is all new. Your body looks and behaves differently and you might be feeling emotional or a little bit depressed, plus you now have a new life…

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What to expect when you visit an Osteopath

If you haven’t visited an Osteopath before you may feel a little daunted about what to expect when you attend your first appointment. Before the osteopath starts to treat you, they will make a full medical assessment. First the osteopath will take a detailed case history and test the mobility in areas of the body.…

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What is Osteopathy?

Mason Clinic Osteopath Inga Werthmann tells us more about osteopathy – what it is and what it can do… Osteopathy is a form of drug free non-invasive manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, which includes the joints, muscles and spine. Its aim is to positively affect the body’s…

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What is the difference between osteopathy and chiropractic?

There is a huge variance in the way that osteopaths and chiropractors work. The major difference is that while the chiropractor is primarily focused on the spine and joints, an osteopath is also concerned with the rest of the body. What does an osteopath treat? An osteopath might treat patients with respiratory problems, digestive problems…

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How we test for intolerances

Food intolerance testing using a kinesiology muscle testing method is a quick and painless way to determine which foods and environmental factors are causing your body to react, says Mason Clinic homeopath Suzy Cain. The results are obtained on the day, so you can start looking at your lifestyle and diet straight away. You are welcome…

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How homeopathy helps in pregnancy

Homeopathy is a wonderful medicine to take during pregnancy, says our homeopath Suzy Cain. It’s safe to take since the remedies are all made of very dilute substances, which means you are not taking physical doses of chemicals or toxins. In fact, I read recently that in France (where homeopathy is readily available over the counter…

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Is your phone a pain in the neck?

There’s no mystery when it comes to the rise in mobile phone use and the increase in people suffering with neck pain. Technology is ever present and while phones get bigger, better screens and more capabilities the way in which we use them never changes. Many of us will sit on the train or the…