With many of us now having to work from home, I have already been asked to help many people suffering from neck, shoulder, mid-back and low back pain brought on by poor posture and lack of exercise. Here I hope to offer you some advice on what you can do to help prevent these types … Read more
Hello everyone, I hope you are all well! This month I would like to discuss with you, “good posture”. You are probably reading this article, hunched in front of a computer or slumped on a sofa! How do you fix your posture? I know you are tired, and it is okay to relax, (sometimes) … Read more
A new scientific study has shown that alcohol is the leading cause of 7 different types of cancer’s! Is it worth the risk? Read on… Did you know that alcohol is a direct cause of seven forms of cancer and even low to moderate consumption is a risk? Evidence accumulated over recent … Read more
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
It is something we’ve all seen done, or done ourselves, and it seems innocent and safe enough. The kids think it is great fun but is swinging children by their hands OK to do? As a Registered Osteopath the issues I see are that in children their joints aren’t fully developed, and within the bones … Read more
An old friend reminded me of something I used to do years ago! Please read the article below and implement drinking water into your busy, hectic lifestyles. Our bodies are after all composed 2/3 of water! It is popular in Japan today to drink water immediately after waking up every morning. This is indeed a … Read more
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
Philip Waldman, an Osteopath of nearly 20 years standing is a director of Chelsea Natural Health Clinic. Believing passionately in the potential of Osteopathy to help create health and vitality he has dedicated many years to helping his patients achieve their goals through support, treatment, exercise and advice. He trained at the British School of Osteopathy, London between 1987-1991 during which he also studied Cranial Osteopathy, being one of the first ever students to graduate with a pre-graduate training in the technique.