Our Osteopath Kate reflects on 18 months back in Plymouth

Our Osteopath Kate reflects on 18 months back in Plymouth

By the end of this year (which is fast approaching), I’ll have been back at the Plympton Osteopathic Clinic for 1.5 years! It’s been a whirlwind of patients and problem-solving in clinic and a pretty fine summer outside of clinic. One of the things I love about...
Why do joints pop?

Why do joints pop?

Have you ever wondered why joints pop? Or what happens when your Osteopath ‘cracks’ your back? This video shows a knuckle cracking. The sound is made when gas is released from the fluid in the joint into the joint space. After the pop it takes about 15...
5 minute movement snacks!

5 minute movement snacks!

Our joints need to move through their full ranges of movement to be healthy! Here are 7 daily practices to try, each approximately 5 minutes, focusing on different areas of the body. Work through them in sequence, 5 minutes a day , or mix and match! Start with a...
How’s your bone health?

How’s your bone health?

How is your bone health?   Chances are that unless you have had a DEXA (bone density) scan you won’t know. Losing bone density is a normal part of ageing. We achieve our ‘peak bone mass’ by our late 20’s and a decade or so afterwards we start making ‘withdrawals...
Looking for information about the menopause?

Looking for information about the menopause?

If you are struggling with menopausal symptoms and looking for help it can be hard to know where to begin! Sadly your GP may not have had much training in the menopause so if you plan to visit them it’s worth finding out as much as you can beforehand. These 3...