Bridge to Health Blog
Bridge to Health Blog

Emily Fawell DiplON BANT NTC CHHC
Nutritional Therapist

Type 2 Diabetes is on the increase. This chronic disease now affects nearly 5 million people in the UK and rates of diagnosis have doubled in the last 20 years. One in 15 people in the UK has diabetes, and it is estimated that there are one million people who are diabetic but have not yet been diagnosed.
Jo Thorp
Massage Therapist

Fibromyalgia causes pain throughout the body.  Tenderness occurs in joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues. Whilst there is no cure for this painful syndrome, pain can be managed effectively with massage. For Fibromyalgia patients, understanding the obstacle is key.
Mathieu Rossano BSc (Hons) Ost Med DO ND
Registered Osteopath and Practice Principle

In this third newsletter of 2019, focusing on “Health is a Journey”, we want to acknowledge our many patients who are either directly affected by chronic disease, or are supporting a relative or friend in this situation.
Sian Smith M.Ost DO ND and Harry Rogers M.Ost DO ND
Registered Osteopaths

Receiving a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis can leave you feeling vulnerable and worried about what the future holds for your body.  The peak demographic to be diagnosed is 50, but it isn’t uncommon to be diagnosed in your early 30’s.

Jenny Middleton
Rehabilitation Pillates Teacher

It has become more recognised and accepted that Pilates can pay an important part in a client's treatment plan when it comes to managing their ongoing condition. Working alongside other health professionals' benefits can have a hugely positive impact on their life.



Jackie Graham BSc, Lic Ac, MBAcC

Registered Acupuncturist & Tui Na Massage Therapist

Around 10,000 people in the UK have multiple sclerosis.  Physical symptoms can include vision and balance problems, fatigue, stiffness and/or spasms and bladder issues. 
Holly Clarkson M. Ost DO BPA
Registered Osteopath

Can osteopathy be a partner in long-term health improvement? It’s human nature to take things for granted until they fail.  Our own bodies are no exception. I never cease to be amazed by the weird and wonderful ways our bodies will keep adapting and adjusting so that we can go on functioning day to day.  Until… they just can’t anymore and people end up in my clinic room.