Correct Position of Car Seat Head Rest

We spend a lot of time in cars.  But do you know how to correctly set the position of your headrest to minimise the chance of whiplash should you be unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident?  To find out more, Read on … The job of your car seat and headrest is to … Read more Correct Position of Car Seat Head Rest

DO YOU HAVE HEEL PAIN? YOU MAY BE SUFFERING FROM PLANTAR FASCIITIS!!

Heel pain occurs when the plantar fascia/ligament beneath the foot is constantly pulled and strained due to the foot collapsing into pronation or supination. This causes a condition called plantar fasciitis or heel spurs. There can be many different foot types that can be affected by this condition and it can aggravate all the areas … Read more DO YOU HAVE HEEL PAIN? YOU MAY BE SUFFERING FROM PLANTAR FASCIITIS!!

An easy way to relax your shoulders (and the rest of you)…

Do you want to learn very quick, simple and effective way to relax your shoulders (and in doing so relax the rest of your body)? This simple technique works best when you are standing or sitting as we need gravity to be pulling down on your shoulders.  You can do it when lying down, but … Read more An easy way to relax your shoulders (and the rest of you)…

Shoulder Pain – Trapezius Myalgia?

Trapezius Myalgia is simply chronic muscular pain of the trapezius muscle. There are three divisions of the trapezius, (upper, middle and lower). The muscle starts off from the back of the head, (occiput) and runs down the spine, (C1-T12) and across to the shoulder region, (clavicle, acromion and scapula). The trapezius is supplied by the … Read more Shoulder Pain – Trapezius Myalgia?

What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

  Iliotibial band syndrome, (ITBS) is an overuse or compensative injury of the connective tissues on the outer part of the thigh and knee. Iliotibial band syndrome is the most common cause of lateral, (outer) knee pain in runners and cyclists. The iliotibial band, (ITB) is a thick band of tissue that begins at the hip and … Read more What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

Flat Head Syndrome

Flat Head Syndrome in babies is also know (by the medics) as either Posterior plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic occipital plagiocephaly, Posterior positional plagiocephaly or Positional skull flattening..  That’s a lot of words, and a right  mouthfull.  So, what does it all mean? Philip Waldman D.O. FSCCO, Registered Osteopath and Cranial Osteopath at Chelsea Natural Health has spent … Read more Flat Head Syndrome

The origins of the universal comforting “Shussh” sound

Have you ever wondered why we instinctively use the “Shussh” (?sp) sound to comfort people, especially babies?  It’s use is universal, across all languages and all races. Do we use it because we’ve heard other people use it, or is there another explanation? Well, how about this?  The “Shussh” sounds mimics the sound babies hear when in … Read more The origins of the universal comforting “Shussh” sound

Let it all out!

another top-tip from Philip Waldman D.O. FSCCO, Registered Osteopath at Chelsea Natural Health Clinic, SW10. I saw a patient today who had strained his ribcage sneezing and it reminded me to pass on the following advice, and that is.. Don’t hold your sneezes in, let them out! There may be social reasons for stifling a … Read more Let it all out!

Postnatal care

at Chelsea Natural Health Clinic, Fulham Road, SW10 After providing antenatal care the team at Chelsea Natural Health strive to continue to provide help and support to postnatal mothers, their babies and the rest of the family. For instance, Cranial Osteopathy with Philip Waldman can be very helpful in helping both mother and baby overcome … Read more Postnatal care

Philip Waldman Prices

Treatment fees for Osteopathy and Cranial Osteopathy with Philip Waldman D.O. FSCCO, Registered Osteopath at Chelsea Natural Health Clinic, Fulham Rd, SW10 Osteopathy and Cranial Osteopathy /Cranio-Sacral Osteopathy Initial consultation 45 minutes £80 Follow up 30 minutes £60