The case for sensible packing

Approaching the Easter break at North London Osteopaths we aim to supply you with some sensible advice to help towards your happy, restful and pain free holiday. Especially if you are travelling, try to ensure that each bag you pack does not weigh more than 20 kilos, rather taking two lighter bags if the total.. read more →

Michelangelo and musculature

At Northlondonosteopaths we find osteopathic inspiration from the most unlikely sources. You do not have to be a great artist to appreciate the art of anatomy. Looking at pictures of two bronze sculptures which may have been identified as original Michelangelos the beauty of the human musculature is striking. However the muscles so exquisitely chiselled.. read more →

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 →