Shoulder blade squeezes

Working from home in isolation?

Here’s how you can try to prevent back problems With the recent arrival of Covid-19, most of us have found ourselves in positions we could never have envisaged just a few months ago. Self-isolation…social distancing…queuing for basic groceries….and working from home. A huge proportion of people are now required to do all the jobs they […]

tech neck

Text Neck or Tech Neck?

The young person’s daily habit that’s a literal pain in the neck…and back…and shoulders There are many harsh realities of life to accept as we get older. Like the realisation it takes twice as long to look half as good. And the fact that those aches and strains are a lot more common than they […]


Tennis Elbow and Golf

Get Help with your elbow pain! Tennis elbow or its clinical name Lateral Epicondylitis is actually more common in golfers than tennis elbow.  It is a condition that causes pain around the outside of the elbow.  Golfers Elbow (or Medial Epicondylitis) is pain around the inside of the elbow.  Both conditions are caused by overuse of the […]


National Book Day

Reading is a fantastic way to lose yourself in your favourite story but, could how you sit while reading be causing you pain?  The average adult human head weighs about 6kg but with every 15 degrees of neck flexion (when reading or using smart phones) the weight of the neck due to gravity increases by […]


Occupational receptive strain injuries

Suzette is well-known for her Osteopathic themed poems – here is her latest masterpiece I trained as a builder when I left school and college Worked hard, learnt the job, kept increasing my knowledge And now I am proud of the skills that I’ve learned My clients respect me, and I feel that it’s earned. […]

Suzette Pulman 40th Anniversary

40th Anniversary Poem

To celebrate 40 years as a qualified osteopath, Suzette Pulman has penned this verse: In 1979, Margaret Thatcher came to power We expected British Leyland to collapse from hour to hour But something else took place that year that’s not quite so well known I qualified, passed my exams and set up on my own […]