There is a lot you can do to ensure your back remains healthy During repetitive tasks take frequent breaks or vary your activity Bend your knees when reaching down or lifting, and carry wieght close to your body not at arms legth – keep your back straight and recruit your tummy muscles to support your […]
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This latest news post from Fulham Osteopathic Care discusses how their osteopathic manipulation and massage techniques can help to ease your aches and pains.
Isabel Diaz is skilled in fitting and explaining MBT Physiological Footwear. “I came across MBT’s while looking to find ways to help my own back problem from an old dance injury and I was impressed with the results. Although I have retired from dancing, I work long hours as an osteopath and I feel that […]
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Fulham Osteopathic Care , London to become medical specialist MBT physiological footwear fitter and retailer. Purchase of MBT’s includes a 30 min Osteopathic MOT and MBT Intro Session with Isabel Diaz, Registered Osteopath, London. Due to the specially designed sole, wearing MBTs significantly improves posture and gait and relieves stress on your hip and knee joints and spine. […]
Children can benefit greatly from osteopathic treatment. This post explores the ways in which such treatment can help relieve conditions such as strain and tension.
The NHS has recently launched Mid Life Check. It is a free confidential and easy to use online service for anyone over 40 years of age. This easy to use service can help you to get answers to important health questions. So if you wish to reduce your stress levels, lose weight, reduce your alcohol […]
NICE – the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) – has published guidelines to improve the early management of persistent non-specific low back pain and one option is a course of manual therapy, including spinal manipulation (including osteopathic) of up to 9 sessions over up to 12 weeks. This covers people who have […]
If you’re going on a holiday or a business trip, you should apply for a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). This offers you access to reduced-cost medical treatment or sometimes free medical treatment when temporarily visiting a European Union country. Apply for an EHIC online https://www.ehic.org.uk/
The neck is one of the most complex parts of the body and there are numerous different tissues that could be the cause of neck pain including; soft tissue injury e.g. muscles, chronic wear and tear over a prolonged period of time, infections and tumours – although these are very rare. Other causes include sports […]
When you go into labour, there is an ideal position for your baby to be in to encourage a straightforward a birth as possible. This is known as ‘optimal fetal positioning’. Isabel Diaz is an experienced London osteopath with a special interest in pregnancy & midwifery. The following information is for you and your partner […]
Place your hand on your tummy below your navel (belly button) and cough slightly to recruit your core abdominal muscles.You will feel your naval draw in towards your spine, do not let your back move. Breathe normally whilst gently keeping these muscles pulled in for 5-10 seconds. Continue to breathe normally, relax again. Repeat 5 times, at […]
Pelvic floor exercises are particularly important during your pregnancy and after the birth of your baby regardless of the type of delivery you have had. Initially exercising them may reduce dicomfort and swelling. In the longer term, toning up the muscles may prevent stress incontinence (leaking of urine when coughing, sneezing and laughing). It can […]