Sports-good for you and good for us!

At North London Osteopaths we get sheepish phone calls on most Monday mornings. Our patients have been exercising and enjoying themselves playing sport over the weekend and somehow there is a collection of injuries that have to be dealt with. Some are so severe that they require a visit to A&E. Others may be extremely.. read more →

Prevention is better than cure-Spotlight on ankle injuries

Alan Nevies and colleagues at north often see patients who have injured themselves. In this blog we share some advice on how to prevent these injuries in the first place, hopefully saving you suffering, time and money. The focus in this blog is on ankles. The foot and ankle are major weight bearing structures.. read more →

Osteopathy Unlimited

Popular perception is that osteopathy is limited to helping people with bad backs. At North London Osteopaths Alan Nevies and his colleagues are very interested in keeping abreast of developments and research within the field. A recent lecture at the British School of Osteopathy was delivered by Raymond Perrin on the subject of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,.. read more →

Cranial information

At North London Osteopaths Alan Nevies and associates pride themselves on helping patients at all ages and stages of life. People are often surprised that babies and children might require osteopathic treatment, but cranial osteopathy for babies and children involves looking at their unique anatomy. A baby’s head is significantly different to the adult skull. Their head is made.. read more →

Back pain? How can help

Back pain and beyond-how can help you Many people are troubled by the increase in prescription and over the counter medication to deal with chronic pain and other conditions. The different varieties of alternative medicine may be able to help in some cases, often working with the body’s defence mechanism and using alternative remedies… read more →

School children with back problems

At northlondonosteopaths alan nevies treats many school children with back problems. These are caused by a variety of reasons but very often carrying around heavy back packs all day is the major culprit. Alan Nevies remembers (just after the dinosaurs) when he was in school, students were largely based in one classroom where they kept.. read more →

How’s your neck?

Your hands are free but how’s your neck? Alan Nevies at North London Osteopaths has some words of wisdom for you! Often we hold our phone between our neck and shoulder when our hands are full. Although it might be convenient at the time it has negative effects on the muscles and joints on the.. read more →

Frozen shoulder

Many people in the mild temperatures of north London suffer from frozen shoulder. At North London osteopaths, Alan Nevies and associates diagnose and treat this problem frequently. A frozen shoulder occurs when the shoulder joint capsule contracts, either for no apparent reason or following a minor injury. This results in pain and stiffness and may.. read more →

Going away on holiday

As we approach the summer months we know that many of the patients from North London Osteopaths, Golders Green, will be going away on holiday. Heavy lifting is a common reason for low back pain and here at North London Osteopaths we can provide some tips which will make lifting easier, safer and hopefully injury.. read more →

Dealing with allergies

Here at we are ready for the bright beautiful skies of spring and the lazy hazy crazy days of summer and we can help you get ready too! Sadly, many people suffer with a variety of allergies caused by the different pollens that proliferate now and osteopathy can be very useful as a way.. read more →