After I posted how we use a gym ball to treat and provide pain relief to pregnant mums I met up with Vicky Warr, a young dynamic fitness instructor whose company, Beez Kneez, provides pregnant mums across West London a wide range of prenatal and post natal fitness programmes.
If you are just starting your third term of pregnancy, your baby’s weight becomes significantly more noticeable, and you will increasingly tend to experience lower back, pelvic and perineal pain or discomfort. These symptoms can be upsetting as they increase both your level of tiredness and tension (particularly if you are still working or looking after young children) and perhaps concern about a potentially more protracted and uncomfortable delivery.
As the cold rainy weather settles in, many of our patients in Ealing and Uxbridge are reporting epidemics of flu, colds and various upsets ravaging their families and colleagues at work.
Most of our office-based patients come to us complaining of a similar set of injuries typically induced by the sedentary lifestyle that goes with working at a desk, and the poor postural habits we acquire in that environment.
In our excitement we forgot to announce that our new clinic in Ealing has opened and saw its first patients on Tuesday this week!
We first met Katie Baylis of Putnams, a family-run firm specialised in an extensive range of orthopaedic products. Having just written a blog post about choosing a pillow, Peter was interested in their pressure relief cushions. You can review the range on their website but Bridge to Health patients can order through us to get a discount.
While we are busy preparing to open our second <a href="http://www.bridgetohealth.co.uk/osteopath/contact-us/ealing-clinic/">Osteopathic Healthcare Clinic in Ealing</a>, a new osteopath has also joined our team.
I’m pleased to say our new telephone number for our new Ealing clinic is working again. To speak to an Osteopath in Ealing – for booking an appointment or seeking advice whether osteopathic treatment is appropriate please telehone <strong>020 8566 0767
Whilst our clinic in Uxbridge is entering its third year of operation and becoming increasingly busy, we are also focusing on opening a second clinic down the road in Ealing, an area close to my heart. I have lived here for the past 20 years and although I have mixed feelings about what is becoming of its shopping centre – never mind its planned shopping centre! – I also love its bustling diversity.
As our clinic progressively establishes its reputation in Uxbridge and surroundings, one of the most rewarding aspects of our work is when patients start referring not only friends, but also members of their own family: spouses, children and grandchildren.