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Let’s talk cankles!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice. No Comments

Cankles is the slang name for thick ankles and this odd-sounding  nickname, popularised in the 2001 movie “Shallow Hal”, was intended as an insult and unfortunately the term stuck. If you feel you would like to show off slimmer and shapelier ankles this summer then there are things you can do! But first it’s important […]


Plantar fasciitis – what is it? and how do I get rid of it!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries. No Comments

What is plantar fasciitis? This rather lovely sounding condition is caused by inflammation and fatigue of the plantar fascia, a band of tissue and muscle which runs underneath the sole of the foot. The condition can be caused by traumatic damage or injury, or can be because of an accumulation of smaller injuries over the […]


Oh Baby! My Back!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 in New Parents, Tips and Advice. No Comments

When you have a baby you expect a certain amount of pain (particularly during all of that birth business!) but when they’re newborn you’re probably only lifting around 6 to 10 pounds & despite how precious this cargo is, it’s not too heavy in the grand scheme of things. However if we fast forward a year […]


Breathe Deep!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 in Tips and Advice. No Comments

With the arrival of fresh spring air – it’s a good time to take stock of our breathing and see how it can help us to improve our performance when exercising. Breathing is something we do without conscious thought – and we do it a lot! Somewhere between 17,000 and 26,000 times a day for […]


5 Exercises to Keep Your Brain Sharp!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice. No Comments

In recent studies exercise has been shown to be just as important for your brain as it is for your body! A study at the University of Georgia found that a mere 20 minutes of exercise a day helps to improve the brain’s information-processing and memory functions. 5 activities recommended to improve mental fitness are…   Ballroom […]


LIFE DON’T MEAN A THING IF YOU AIN’T GOT THAT SWING!

By chatteris-osteopaths on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 in Golf, Tips and Advice. No Comments

As the weather is (hopefully!) now on the turn there will be many more of our patients who will be tempted to dust down their golf clubs and get themselves out in the fresh air for a nice round of golf.  This is all very much to be encouraged.  Despite its image as a sedentary […]


AVOCADO SEEDS – THE LATEST ‘SUPER FOOD’

By chatteris-osteopaths on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice. No Comments

We all know that avocados are great for you, nutritionally speaking they contain a healthy unsaturated fat that’s known to lower cholesterol. They’re also packed with nutrients, including fibre, potassium and essential vitamins. But did you know that, according to recent studies, the seed most of us throw away contains around 70% of the fruit’s antioxidant content? […]


THE POWER OF THE PEDOMETER

By chatteris-osteopaths on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 in Health. No Comments

Pedometers have recently become hugely popular and they are a brilliant way of monitoring activity levels and motivating you to get off the sofa and try to increase your steps. 10,000 is THE number to achieve in a day. That number is everywhere and it is thought that people who achieve 10,000 steps a day […]


SUCCESS STORIES FOR OUR OLDER PATIENTS

By chatteris-osteopaths on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 in Case Study. No Comments

An older gentleman came to see us to see if we could do anything for his ‘stooped’ posture which he feels has been the cause of general aches and pains in his upper/mid back. He has been suffering for years but it has been getting progressively worse.  He was using a walking stick as he […]


WHY CHOOSE A HOT STONE MASSAGE?

By chatteris-osteopaths on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Any one that’s had a hot stone massage will tell you that it’s deeply relaxing, but there are other reasons to choose this form of massage. Pain relief Hot stone massage has specifically been associated with symptom relief in people with a range of conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and some other autoimmune disorders. Patients […]