Super squat

At northlondonosteopaths.co.uk Alan Nevies and his colleagues are very conscious about sharing useful tips that help prevent visits to the osteopath! According to an article in The Times UK, Saturday April 9 2022, the humble squat has moved up the ranks in the hierarchy of THE MOST IMPORTANT EXERCISE. Besides the superficial benefits of toned.. read more →

A balanced approach

Alan Nevies and his colleagues at northlondonosteopaths are very happy to announce Spring is round the corner. As February turns into March we all get a spring in our step and hopefully think of getting more active in the longer days and warmer weather. In view of this It is important to remember balance enhancing.. read more →

Perfect Present Suggestions from the osteopath

Alan Nevies and his colleagues at northlondonosteopaths.co.uk are happy to try to lift the mood of the moment as we wait for (yet) another wave of covid. As some of our patients and clients might be thinking of buying presents at this time of year, an article in the Daily Telegraph (6/12/21) listed a few.. read more →

How to tell if your painkiller is the right one for you

An article in the Times newspaper 26/6/21 began with the headline: Headache? Bad back? How to tell if your painkiller is the right one for you It continued with the results of a study by surgeons at Mc Master University, Ontario analysing data on more than 5,000 patients after surgery which was reported in the.. read more →

60 years since the first hip replacement operation by Sir John Charnley

At northlondonosteopaths Alan Nevies and his colleagues treat many hip related issues. These may arise from muscle or ligament strain in the area surrounding the hip, or certain injuries. Hip pain may also be caused by bursitis. A bursa is like a shock absorber that reduces the impact on the hip joint. Sometimes this gets.. read more →

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

At northlondonosteopaths, Alan Nevies and his colleagues are always keen to keep abreast of new developments and use the best tools and treatments for their patients. This week’s obituary (Daily Telegraph 5/3/21) featured Professor John Mallard, born January 14 1927 and died 25 February 2021. Professor Mallard led the scientific team at Aberdeen University that.. read more →

Coming out of lockdown

With restrictions easing we are finally able to leave our houses for reasons other than work and essential shopping. Gyms and other sporting facilities will be opening up again and it might be tempting to throw caution to the winds and be a bigger version of a kid in a sweet shop . However, STOP.. read more →

A balanced approach at northlondonosteopaths

Alan Nevies and his colleagues at northlondonosteopaths want to focus on balance in this blog. From our first tentative steps as babies we adjust to walking on two legs which is quite a miracle when we consider that many animals opt for the intrinsically more stable version of 4 limbs on the ground! Good balance.. read more →

Does working from home turn out to be a pain in the neck?

According to the Sunday Telegraph10/5/20 “working from home turns out to be a pain in the neck”. According to Alan Nevies and his colleagues at northlondonosteopaths it does not have to be. Some practitioners are reporting a rise in patients needing treatment for back and neck pains. They attribute this to the home environment not.. read more →

Osteopathic advice for people confined to home

At northlondonosteopaths Alan Nevies and his colleagues have been asked for general advice on how to stay osteopathically safe during lockdown. The following general principles and specific actions are recommended to help towards a healthy pain free lockdown. Get up and move. Do not hold any one position for an extended period. Too much of.. read more →